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We serve the women of Southeastern New England, spanning the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The population includes approximately one million women. A multitude of immigrant populations are attracted to this area, which embraces tolerant health care. Our focus on a non-traditional definition of women’s health is a culturally-competent approach that includes all age ranges and disease.

Chair

KAREN ROSENE-MONTELLA, MD
Senior Vice President for Women’s Services and Clinical Integration, Lifespan;
Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Recording Secretary

MARY ANN HAMLER

Members

SARAH AMIN
Brown University

MEGAN ANDELLOUX
Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health

GINA ANKNER, RN, MSN
Women’s Medicine Collaborative

KIMBERLY BABB, MD
University Medicine Foundation

BETTY BERNAL
Rhode Island Nurses Institute – Middle College

LYNN BLANCHETTE, MSN, RN
Rhode Island College School of Nursing

LISA BLUMSTEIN
Trinet Healthcare Consultants

NELLY BURDETTE, PsyD
The Providence Center

SANDRA CARSON, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

BLANCHE CASE
Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI

MICHELLE CHAUDRY, LICSW
Psychological Centers

KATHRYN COONEY, LICSW
Hasbro Chjldren’s Hospital

GAIL COSTA
Care New England

SUSAN CU-UVIN, MD
Miriam Hospital, Brown University

ROSA DE CASTILLO
Lifespan

VERA DE PALO, MD
Memorial Hospital of RI

SILVIA DEGLI-ESPOSTI, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

CHRISTY L. DIBBLE, DO
Women & Infants, Brown University

LORI DORSEY, LICSW, LCDP, LCDCS, CCDP-D
RI Division of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

TERRI DULUDE, RN, BSN
Kent Hospital

JANE EISEN, MD
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

CARRIE B. FELIZ, MPH
Providence Public School System

LINN FREEDMAN, ESQ
Nixon Peabody LLP

CATHERINE FRIEDMAN, MD
Women & Infants

REBEKAH GARDNER, MD
Healthcentric Advisors, Brown University

JENNIFER GASS, MD, FACS
Women & Infants, Brown University

PAULA GILLETTE, MSN, RN, CENP
Newport Hospital

GEETHA GOPALAKRISHNAN, MD
RI Hospital, Women & Infants
Brown University

SKIP GRANAI, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

ROBIN GRAY, DO
Women & Infants

KIMBERLEY HARRIS
RI Coalition Against Human Trafficking

NANCY HARRISON
United Healthcare

LYNN A. HESS, PHD
Women & Infants

LISA HOOPIS
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

JENNA HOULE
Women’s Medicine Collaborative

MARGARET HOWARD, PHD
Women & Infants, Brown University

CONSTANCE A. HOWES, JD
Women & Infants

COLLEEN KELLY, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

CAROLYN KYLE
Gateway Health

LUCIA LARSON, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

KERI LAYTON, ND
Whole Family Wellness, LLC

AIDA MANDULEY
Sojourner House

DANIELLE MARLAND
United Healthcare

MARLENE MCCARTHY, HLC
Rhode Island Breast Cancer Coalition

MARGARET MILLER, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

ROBIN MONTVILO, RN, PHD
Rhode Island College, Women & Infants

DEBORAH MYERS, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

MELISSA NASSANEY
Women’s Health of RI

DEBORAH O’BRIEN, BS, RN MPA
The Providence Center

DEBORAH PEARLMAN, PHD
Brown University

TERI PEARLSTEIN, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

ATHENA POPPAS, MD
Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University

RAYMOND POWRIE, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

AMANDA PRESSMAN, MD
Women’s Medicine Collaborative, Brown University

REBECCA RATTEY, RN
Nurse Graduate, RIC

KATHY REBEIRO, NP
Women’s Medicine Collaborative

BARBARA ROBERTS, MD
Miriam Hospital, Brown University

ZABE SAYEED, PHD
Women & Infants

CINDY SCHWARTZ, MD
Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Brown University

RACHEL SCHWARTZ
Lifespan, Brown University

SANDRA SHAW, RN
VA Nursing Academy, RI College School of Nursing

DONIE SHEA
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

LISA SHEA, MD
Butler, Brown University

NEHA SHROFF, MD
Lifespan

PATRICIA SPENCER, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

ROCHELLE STRENGER, MD
Lifespan, Brown University

PATRICK SWEENEY, MD
Women & Infants, Brown University

ALYSSA SYLVARIA, MPH
The Providence Plan

GOLFO TZILOS
Brown University

RENEE VOGEL, MD
The Miriam Hospital

DOREEN WIGGINS
Lifespan University Surgical Associates

PATRICIA WOLFE
RI Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital

JENNIFER WOOD, JD
State of Rhode Island, Office of the Lt. Governor

SUSAN P. YANY, RN
Bradley Hospital

 

As of March 1, 2013