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

Fax Number: 608-267-3824

Ashley BergeronFamily Health Section Manager

Section-wide Staff

Charisse Daniels-Johnson - Health Equity Coordinator

Kathy Hanson Grant Specialist Advanced

Maren HolmStaff Development Specialist

Ashley KreulGrant Specialist

Angela Rohan, PhD Senior MCH Epidemiologist/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Assignee

Bob Steiner, Newborn Screening Program Medical Consultant

Meg Diedrick – Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Fellow

Maternal and Child Health

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

Katrina Alber, MPHTitle V Block Grant Coordinator and Statewide Systems Development Initiatives Coordinator

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

Molly Holdorf Maternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant

Leah LudlumMaternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant

Kara Mathewson Sexual Violence Prevention Program Coordinator

Shawn MeyerMaternal and Child Health Public Health Nurse Consultant

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

Mary RoseckyMaternal and Child Health Nurse Consultant

Maggie Smith – Early Adolescent Health Consultant

Maternal and Perinatal Public Health Nurse Consultant – vacant

Late Adolescent Health Consultant - vacant

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)

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

Tami Horzewski, MS, CHES Wisconsin Newborn Blood Screening Coordinator

Tim LybeckClerical Assistant

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

Melissa Olson, MSCYSHCN Epidemiologist/Birth Defects Epidemiologist

Elizabeth Seeliger, AuDWisconsin Sound Beginnings Program Director

Kelsey Stevenson, MPHNewborn Screening Data and System Integration Specialist

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Director for Title V/CYSHCN Unit Supervisor – vacant

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings Needs Assessment Coordinator – vacant

Newborn Screening Out of Hospital Outreach and Follow Up Coordinator – vacant

CYSHCN Health Promotion Consultant/Birth Defects Program Coordinator – vacant

IS Business Automation Specialist - 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

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

Melissa Heinz, MPHInjury and Violence Prevention Coordinator

Pamela Imm, MSInjury Epidemiologist

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

Ronald PrinceOpioid Harm Prevention Epidemiologist

Jennifer Tranmer, MAOpioid Harm Prevention Communications Specialist

Charlie Vear, MPHWisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS) Coordinator

Troy WilliamsOpioid Harm Prevention Outreach Consultant

Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RHFP) Unit

Alexa DeBothReproductive Health Family Planning Epidemiologist

Dr. Mary Landry, MD – Title X Medical Director

Chelsea Onchuck RHFP RN Consultant

Shuba SamuelReproductive Health Family Planning Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP)

Ashley Schroeder - RHFP RN Consultant

Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RHFP) Unit Supervisor - vacant

Maternal and Infant Mortality Prevention Unit

Kenmikiiya TerryMaternal and Infant Mortality Prevention Unit Supervisor

Emily Morian-Lozano, MPH, MSWMaternal Mortality Review Epidemiologist

Robert Fontella Health Education and Outreach Specialist

Katie GillespieMaternal Mortality Review Nurse Abstractor

Caroline HayneyMaternal Mortality Review Program Records Gatherer

Karen MorrisMaternal Mortality Review Nurse Abstractor (Western Regional Office)

Jacqueline Sills-WareCommunity Partnership Specialist

Hannah SchmidtCommunity Partnership Specialist

Infant and Maternal Mortality Coordinator - vacant

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Last Revised: July 29, 2022