Family Health Section: Contacts

The Family Health Section of the Bureau of Community Health Promotion within the Division of Public Health has responsibility to improve the health of women, infants, children, teens and families as they progress through the critical developmental milestones of life. A major emphasis of the programs in the Family Health Section involves prevention, early screening, and early intervention.

Our programs include Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Newborn Screening (NBS), Violence and Injury Prevention, Opioid and Overdose Harm Prevention, Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RHFP), and Infant and Maternal Health.

Unless otherwise indicated, staff are based out of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services building at 1 W. Wilson St., Madison

Main Phone: 608-266-3504
Fax Number: 608-267-3824

Ashley BergeronFamily Health Section Manager

Section-wide Staff

Ashley KreulOffice Operations Associate
608-266-3504

Kathy Hanson Grant Specialist Advanced
608-261-9304

Angela Rohan, PhD Senior MCH Epidemiologist/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Assignee
608-267-0241

Julie MaccouxSPHERE Information System Administrator/Office Operations Associate
920-448-5229 (Northeastern Regional Office)

Charisse Daniels-Johnson - Health Equity Coordinator

Maren HolmStaff Development Specialist

Maternal and Child Health

Fiona Weeks, MSPHTitle V Block Grant Director/Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Unit Supervisor
608-977-0156

Katrina Alber, MPHTitle V Block Grant Coordinator and Statewide Systems Development Initiatives Coordinator
608-266-3959

Sharon Gilbert Home Visiting Nurse Consultant
608-640-6040 (mobile)

Molly Holdorf Maternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant
608-267-3282

Terry Kruse Maternal and Perinatal Public Health Nurse Consultant
608-422-1789

Leah LudlumMaternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant
608-381-9132

Shawn MeyerMaternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant
608-504-6373

Mireille PerzanMaternal and Child Health Epidemiologist/Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Project Director

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

Anne Odusanya, DrPH, MPHChildren and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Director for Title V and Unit Supervisor
608-267-9008

Sharon Fleischfresser, MD, MPHCYSHCN Medical Director
608-266-3674

Becky Burns, MSSWCYSHCN Statewide Coordinator
608-265-0505 (Waisman)

Noel Fernandez Newborn Screening Out of Hospital Outreach and Follow Up Coordinator
608-286-9015

Peggy Helm-Quest CYSHCN Health Promotion Consultant/Birth Defects Program Coordinator
608-267-2945

Tami Horzewski, MS, CHES Wisconsin Newborn Blood Screening Coordinator
608-266-8904

Tim LybeckClerical Assistant
608-267-9008

Vince MilisauskasWE-TRAC and Wisconsin Birth Defects Registry Information System Specialist
608-267-7148

Melissa Olson, MSCYSHCN Epidemiologist
608-575-1471

Danny Fossati IS Business Automation Specialist
608-266-1538

Elizabeth Seeliger, AuDWisconsin Sound Beginnings Program Director
608-422-1254

Kelsey Stevenson, MPHNewborn Screening Data and System Integration Specialist
608-590-5142

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings Needs Assessment Coordinator – vacant

Violence, Injury Prevention, and Opioid Harm Prevention Unit

Violence, Injury Prevention, and Opioid Harm Prevention (VIPOH) Unit Supervisor – vacant

Christine NiemuthOpioid Harm Prevention Program Coordinator
608-216-3223

Lisa Bullard-Cawthorne, MPH, MSOpioid Harm Prevention Program Planning Coordinator
608-338-6435

Ronald PrinceOpioid Harm Prevention Epidemiologist
608-267-3434

Jennifer Tranmer, MAOpioid Harm Prevention Communications Specialist
608-267-0329

Troy WilliamsOpioid Harm Prevention Outreach Consultant

Melissa Heinz, MPHInjury and Violence Prevention Coordinator
608-266-1251

Pamela Imm, MSInjury Epidemiologist
608-266-3894

Charlie Vear, MPHWisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS) Coordinator
608-267-9190

Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RHFP) Unit

Stephanie Mock – Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RHFP) Unit Supervisor

Alexa DeBoth – Reproductive Health Family Planning Epidemiologist

Dr. Cynthie Wautlet, MD, MPHReproductive Health Family Planning Director
608-239-2916

Kitt (Katherine) Drewiske Late Adolescent Health Consultant
608-266-5610

Melissa Geach – Reproductive Health Family Planning Nurse Consultant

Shuba SamuelReproductive Health Family Planning Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP)
608-669-4072

Cathy Sendelbach, MS, CHESReproductive Health Family Planning Program Consultant
920-448-5221 (Northeastern Regional Office)

Kara Mathewson Sexual Violence Prevention Program Coordinator
608-267-7796

Maren HolmStaff Development Specialist Senior
920-763-4206

Laura Wiederhoeft – Reproductive Health Family Planning Nurse Consultant 

Maternal and Infant Mortality Prevention Unit

Kenmikiiya TerryMaternal and Infant Mortality Prevention Unit Supervisor
608-332-8583

Mary RoseckyMaternal and Child Health Nurse Consultant
608-405-0231

Stephanie West, PhDEpidemiologist/Evaluator/REDCap Administrator
608-267-3861

Emily Morian-Lozano, MPH, MSWMaternal Mortality Review Epidemiologist
608-266-2684

Hannah GjertsonInfant and Maternal Mortality Coordinator

Robert Fontella Health Education and Outreach Specialist

Katie Gillespie Maternal Mortality Review Nurse Abstractor

Caroline Hayney Maternal Mortality Review Program Records Gatherer

Karen Morris – Maternal Mortality Review Nurse Abstractor (Western Regional Office)

Jacqueline Sills-WareAfrican American Community Partnership Specialist

Hannah Schmidt – Native American Community Partnership Specialist

Last Revised: April 13, 2021