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RPAC Members

Each perinatal region has a dedicated Regional Perinatal Advisory Committee (RPAC) which provides advice and information to the State Perinatal Advisory Committee (SPAC) and the State Health Officer on regional concerns about perinatal issues. The following is a list of current RPAC members for each of the state's five regions.

Region I


Whitney Dunham, M.D.
Huntsville Hospital-Women & Children





Angela Hollingsworth, D.N.P., R.N., C.E.N, N.E.A.-B.C.

University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Faculty

Diane Mccrary, R.N.

North Alabama Community Care

Elizabeth Alexander

Morgan County- Department of Human Resources (DHR)

Emma Green, R.N.

Limestone Hospital

Heather Provence, R.N.
Huntsville Hospital- Women & Children

Jarmel Poole, R.N.
UAH Faculty 

Jasmine Hammonds

Count the Kicks Ambassador

Johnny Coker

Morgan County District Attorney

Kimberly Miller, M.D.
Cornerstone Pediatrics

Lauren Milam, M.S.N., R.N.
UAH Faculty

Marie Burgess, R.N.
Decatur Morgan Hospital

Renee Colquitt, R.N.
Madison Hospital

Taylor Hardy
Community Member

Tiffany Martin

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Region II


Lilanta Bradley, Ph.D.
University of Alabama Faculty


Holly Horan, Ph.D.
University of Alabama Faculty


Catherine Skinner, M.D.
University of Alabama

Carmen Collins, M.D.

Cahaba Medical Care Foundation

Cheree Melton, M.D.
University of Alabama

Gabrielle Cordaro M.D.
University of Alabama

Guillermo Godoy, M.D., F.A.A.P., C.P.O.
Neonatologist-DCH Healthcare Authority
Tuscaloosa Newborn Medicine

Janise Norman, B.S.N., R.N.
Region II Perinatal Abstractor

LeeAndra Calvin, L.B.S.W.
District Maternal Child Health Coordinator

Lucas Kane, M.D.
University of Alabama

Muhammad Khan, M.D.
University of Alabama

Sherri Presley-Dumas
Program Coordinator, Nurse Family Partnership
Easter Seals of West Alabama

Trendle Samuel, M.P.H., B.S.N., R.N., C.L.C.
Region II Perinatal Coordinator


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Region III


Geraldine Franklin, R.N.
RN Manager OBCC

Vice Chair

Candace Knight, R.N.
Director of Nurse Family Partnership 


Carl Capenter 
Walker County

Cathy M. Nichols, R.N.
Region III Perinatal Coordinator 

Claudete Pool, M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Disease

Erinn Schmit, M.D.
Pediatric Hospitalist

Freda Centor, M.S.N., R.N.
Advanced Nursing Coordinator 

Jenny Sasser, L.I.C.S.W., A.E.-C.
Quality Care Manager 

Kelly Clark
Social Worker

Khalilah Brown, M.D.

Raunda Atkins, R.N.

Linda B. Wallace, R.N.
Case Manager
Birmingham Healthy Start Plus, Inc.

Lindsay Gray, R.N.
Executive Director
Bundles Diaper Bank 

Margaret Wester, M.D.
Pediatrician, Children's of Alabama

Martha Wingate, M.P.H., Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), School of Public Health

Ricky G. Green
CEO, Project Director
Birmingham Healthy Start Plus, Inc.

Samuel Gentle, M.D.
Neonatal Physician

Shajuane Jones
Program Director 

Sharon McGinnis
Jefferson County DHR

Shanta Bender
Jefferson County DHR

Stephanie Weathers
Social Worker

Toni Beasley, R.N.
Region III Perinatal Abstractor

Tonya Troncalli, R.N.
Region III Perinatal Abstractor

Yvette Burt
Assistant Director of Clinical Service 


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Region IV


James J. Walker, M.D.
D. W. McMillian Medical Center


Marsha Raulerson, M.D.
Lower Alabama Pediatrics


Agnes White, D.N.P., M.S.N., R.N.-B.C.

Ashlie Parker
Women’s Care Medical Center

Csierra Payne, M.S.N., R.N.
Region IV Perinatal Coordinator

Denise Peele, M.S.N., R.N.
Mobile County Health Department

James West, M.D.
South Baldwin Medical Group

Juanita Spinks, M.S.W.
State of Alabama

Kathryn Knight, L.B.S.W., M.S.W.
Catholic Social Services

Kendal I. Foster, M.D.

Martha Dawn Singleton, N.N.P.
D.W. McMillian Hospital

Melissa Turner, M.S.N., R.N.
Region IV Perinatal Abstractor

Paquita Carter
Mobile County Health Department

Paula Drummond, M.D.
Eastern Shore Children’s Clinic

Susan Eschete, M.S.N., N.E.A.-B.C.
Gulf Coast Total Care

Renee Sprague
University of South Alabama (USA) Children's & Women’s Hospital 

Ted Catranis, M.D.
Women’s Health Alliance of Mobile

Tochie Johnson-Lofton, D.N.P., R.N., C.M.S.R.N., A.C.N.S.-B.C.
Mobile Infirmary Medical Center

Victoria Nobles, B.S.N., R.N.C.-O.B.
Thomas Hospital

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Region V


Ann Lambert, D.N.P., M.S.N., P.P.C.N.P.-B.C.
Auburn University College of Nursing




Caren Bradley, M.S.N, R.N., C.E.N., T.C.R.N, S.A.N.E.-A.
Region V Perinatal Abstractor

Cheryl Cardwell, R.N., B.S.N.
Plan 1st Associate Director

Corey K. Williams
Deputy Director of Family Services

Dechelle Merritt
MyCare Alabama

Derrick Cunningham

Henry Johnson, M.D.
Montgomery Women's Health Associates

Janine Thomas, R.N.
Assistant Nurse Manager for Labor & Delivery/Postpartum
Baptist Medical Center South

Jessika Streety, R.N.
OB Nurse Nurse Manager

Kristi Gay, R.N.
Nurse Family Partnership
Gift of Life Foundation

Liletta Jenkins
Early Childhood Manager

Rebekah Lewis, R.N.

Shantavis Coore 
Program Manager 
Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

Region V Perinatal Coordinator


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Page last updated: November 29, 2023