2021 West Virginia Perinatal Summit Powerpoints
October 14-15, 2021

Thursday, October 14th

Perinatal State of the State – How are We Doing in WV?

Kimberly Farry, MD

The Impact of Emerging Infections on Women and Infants in WV

Amy Atkins, MPA
Shannon McBee, MPH, CHES

Impact of COVID-19 on Infants

Balaji Govindaswami, MD, MPH

Improving Access to Doula Care

Ngozi Tibbs, MPH, IBCLC, LCCE, CHC, PN1

Infants with Prenatal Substance Use Exposure and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) – Updates and Trends from 2016–2021

Amna Umer, PhD, MPH, BDS

Drug Free Moms and Babies Project Update

Christa Lilly, PhD

ESC at CAMC – Eat, Sleep, and Console Approach to Care

Stefan R. Maxwell, MD, ABP FAAP

Marijuana: Effects on the Fetus and Newborn

Gilbert I. Martin, MD, FAAP

Infant & Maternal Mortality Impact: A Dive into the Data

James Marcus Arnaez, MPH, PhD

Leading Causes of Maternal and Infant Mortality and Racial Disparities

Balaji Govindaswami, MD, MPH

Relationships Between Maternal and Infant Outcomes

Annelee Boyle, MD, FACOG

Impact of Congenital Anomalies and Genetic Defects on Infant Mortality

Rebecca J. Burke, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG

Friday, October 15th

Implicit Bias in Healthcare

Sascha James-Conterelli, DNP, CNM, LM, FACNM

Diagnostic Considerations for Bleeding Disorders Among Obstetric Patients

Samuel Merrill, MD, PhD

Prenatal and Intrapartum Management of Patients with Bleeding Disorder History

Laura Merrill, MD, MA

Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM): WV’s Patient Safety Bundle Implementation

Shon Rowan, MD
Melanie Riley, MSN, RN

An Innovative Approach for the Treatment of Chronic Hypertension In Pregnancy

Jesse N. Cottrell, MD, FACOG

Implementation Strategies for the AIM Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Bundle

Arthur Ollendorff, MD

The Neuroscience of Nurture in the NICU

Raylene Phillips, MD, MA, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC

Surgical Treatment of Critical Congenital Heart Disease: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)

Christopher E. Mascio, MD

WV Health Equity and Telehealth: Improving Birth Outcomes with an Evidence-Based Perinatal Tobacco Cessation Program

Laurie Adams, TTS

Perinatal Outcomes for Women Referred to WVU’s Assist, Connect, and Encourage (ACE) – a program of the WV Drug Free Moms and Babies Project

Omar Duenas, MD, MPH, MS

Finding Opportunities for Contraceptive Counseling: Addressing Family Planning During Prolonged Inpatient Stays

Sarah Dotson, MD, MPH