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
608-261-9304

Maren HolmStaff Development Specialist

Ashley KreulGrant Specialist
608-266-3504

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

Maggie Smith – Early Adolescent Health Consultant
608-886-2947

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
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/Birth Defects Epidemiologist
608-575-1471

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

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

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
608-216-3223

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

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

Pamela Imm, MSInjury Epidemiologist
608-266-3894

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

Ronald PrinceOpioid Harm Prevention Epidemiologist
608-267-3434

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

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

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)
608-669-4072

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
608-332-8583

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

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

Grief support and bereavement resources

Last Revised: July 29, 2022