Meet the Team

Our Steering Committee

Ronald J. Wapner, MD
Prenatal diagnosis; Genetics
Columbia University Medical Center, NY
Executive Director
Michelle M. DiVito, RN, MSN
Columbia University Medical Center, NY
Epidemiologist & Biostatistician
Cande V. Ananth, PhD, MPH
Perinatal and reproductive epidemiology and molecular genetic approaches to studying obstetrical complications and adverse perinatal outcomes; Development and applications of innovative analytic approaches to studies in human reproduction
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Program Manager
Stephanie Lynch, RN, BSN, CCRC
Columbia University Medical Center, NY
Administrative Director
Caroline Torres, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, NY


Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, MSc
Preterm Birth; Epidemiology
Noelia Zork, MD
Gestational Diabetes
Site Coordinator: Sabine Bousleiman, RN, MSN, MSPH
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Lang Center
Flushing, NY
Daniel Skupski, MD
Major obstetric hemorrhage, including abnormal placentation; Incompetent cervix and cervical cerclage
Armin Razavi, MD
Prenatal diagnosis
Site Coordinator: Rosalyn Chan MD, MPH
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Todd Rosen, MD
The molecular biology of parturition; Recurrent pregnancy loss
Site Coordinator: Shama Khan, MPH, M.S.
Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Shauna F. Williams, MD
Joseph Apuzzio, MD
Site Coordinator: Yanille Taveras, BS, MS
Saint Peter’s University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Janelle Foroutan, MD
Kristy Palomares, MD
Ob/Gyn, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Site Coordinator: Imene Beche, MBS
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ
Robin L. Perry, MD, MSEd
Maternal Obstetric Medicine, Education
Meena Khandelwal, MD
Medical complications in pregnancy, Placenta accreta spectrum, Preeclampsia
Site Coordinator: Alexander Santangelo
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Joanne Stone, MD, MSc
Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH
Site Coordinator: Keisha Paul, MS
Temple University
Philadephia, PA
Laura Hart, MD
Wadia Mulla, MD
Site Coordinator: Sarmina Hassan, MBBD, PhD
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE
Matthew Hoffman, MD, MPH
Aspirin; Pessary
Anthony Sciscione, DO
Activity restriction in pregnancy; Induction of labor
Site Coordinator: Carrie Kitto
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA
Michael J. Paglia, MD, PhD
A. Dhanya Mackeen, MD, MPH
Site Coordinator: Tiffany Miller
Yale University
New Haven, CT: Connecticut
Audrey Merriam, MD, MS
Maternal morbidity and mortality, Diabetes, Epidemiology, Preeclampsia, VTE/Thrombophilias
Uma Reddy, MD, MPH
Maternal morbidity and mortality, Diabetes, Epidemiology, Preeclampsia, VTE/Thrombophilias
Site Coordinator: Lauren Perley, MA