Board of Directors

  • Russell Ruthen, MBA, President, Co-Founder
  • Milton Kotelchuck, PhD, MPH, Vice-President, Co-Founder
  • Geetanjali Akerkar, MD, Secretary, Co-Founder

Advisors: Perinatal/Maternal Quality

  • Ware Branch, MD, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Jefferey Gould, MD, MPH, Stanford University
  • Sue Gullo, RN, BSN, MS, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement/AWHONN
  • Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, BSc, MSc, The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Debra Hawks, MPA / Mindy Saraco, MHA, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Teri Kiehn, MS, RNC, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Milton Kotelchuck, PhD, MPH, MassGeneral Hospital
  • Elliott K. Main, MD, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative
  • William Sappenfield, MD, MPH, University of South Florida
  • Lauren Smith, MD, MPH, The National Institute for Children's Health Quality

Conference Chairs

  • Milton Kotelchuck, PhD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Senior Scientist, Maternal Child Health Center, Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital
  • Scott D. Berns, MD, MPH, FAAP,┬áSenior Vice President and Deputy Medical Officer, March of Dimes
  • Karla Damus, PhD, MSPH, RN, FAAN, Clinical Professor, Bouve College of Health Sciences School of Nursing, Northeastern University
  • Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Jay D. Iams, MD, Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center