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Regional Perinatal Advisory Council (RPAC) Members

Each perinatal region has a dedicated RPAC which provides advice and information to the State Perinatal Advisory Council (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

Chairperson

Laura Thompson, R.N.
Health Group of Alabama
Maternity Care Program-Director
699 Gallatin, Suite B2
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 532-2748
Email

Vice-Chairperson

Eileen Dover, R.N., C.N.M.
185 County Road 1801
Holly Pond, Alabama  35053
Phone:  (256) 590-3472
Email

Flora Flood, C.R.N.P., D.S.N.
Faculty-Oakwood College of Nursing
4013 Cedar Gate Road
Huntsville, Alabama 35810
Email

Patrice Knight, M.D.
UAB-Huntsville Pediatrics
301 Governor's Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 551-4600
Email

Leon Lewis, M.D.
420 Lowell Drive
Suite 401
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 489-8845
Email

James R. Light, M.D.
UAB-Huntsville Obstetrics
301 Governor's Drive, Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 551-4480
Email

Sherry McDaniel, R.N.
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
3000 Johnson Road, Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama  35805
(256) 650-1707
Email

Tammy Meyer, M.A., L.M.H.C.
District Supervisor - Huntsville & Muscle Shoals
Children's Rehabilitation Services
3000 Johnson Road, Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama  35805
(256) 650-1722
Email

Lee D. Morris, M.D.
Tennessee Valley Neonatology
2324 Pansy Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 536-9587
Email

Cassie Norris, R.N., M.S.N.
UAH School of Nursing - Faculty
108 Chestnut Heath Court
Madison, Alabama 35756
(865) 310-2301
Email

Caroline Page, M.S.W.
Limestone County Department of Human Resources
PO Box 830
Athens, Alabama 35612
Phone: (256) 216-6405
Email

Rachel Robinson, M.S.W., Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Faculty - Alabama A&M Social Work Department
3632 North Crestview Drive, Apartment 6
Huntsville, Alabama 35816
Phone: (646) 552-7772
Email

Darlene Showalter, R.N., M.S.N.
University of Alabama in Huntsville
College of Nursing, 329 NB
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
(256) 842-6742
Email

Shelley Summerlin-Long, R.N.
Staff Nurse Mother-Baby/Safe Sleep
Huntsville Hospital-Women & Children
712 Fagan Springs Drive
Huntsville, Alabama  35801
(919) 308-4393
Email

Mistye Taylor, M.D.
Family Health Clinic, Inc.
Decatur, Alabama 35601
Phone: (256) 340-1251
Email

Debra Williams, M.D.
Pediatrician - Retired
1206 Argent Circle
Huntsville, Alabama 35806
Phone: (256) 882-1508
Email

Lisa Carter, R.N., M.S.N.
Region I Perinatal Coordinator
Huntsville Hospital Women's and Children
101 Sivley Road
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Email

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Region II

Chair

James Leeper, Ph.D.
PO Box 870327
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0326
Phone: (205) 348-1355
Fax: (205) 348-7685
Email

Vice Chair

Janice Neill
Northport Medical Center
2700 Hospital Drive
Northport, Alabama  35476
Email

Daniel Avery, M.D.
850 5th Avenue East
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: (205) 348-1398
Fax: (205) 348-1299
Email

Mary Beth Bodin
NNP DCH Healthcare Authority
2006 Fairmont Drive
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405
Phone: (205) 345-8462
Email

Renee Cole
PHA 3 WIC
1200 37th Street East
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405
Phone: (205) 554-4515
Email

Guillermo Godoy, M.D.
Neonatologist-DCH Healthcare Authority
1354 Downing Ridge
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403-2817
Email

Barbara Hankins
P.O. Drawer 2817
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35406
Phone: (205) 759-1279
Email

Carolyn Henley, R.N.
Director of Women's Services
Northport Medical Center
2700 Hospital Drive
Northport, Alabama 35476
Phone: (205) 333-4974
Email

Karli Kelly
Student/Consumer
3842 Nicol Park Road
Tuscaloosa, Alabama  35406
Phone:  205-657-0374

Kristi Kelly
Quality Director
Greater Alabama Health Network
921 Professional Plaza
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: (205) 345-1905
Email

William Lenahan, M.D.
Women's Clinic of Winfield
PO Box 1230
Winfield, Alabama 35594
Phone: (205) 487-2004
Fax: (205) 487-5076

Wyndy Looney, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C.
Advanced Clinical Nurse Educator
DCH Health System
809 University Boulevard, East
Tuscaloosa, Alabama  35401
Phone:  205-310-1032

Sherri Presley-Dumas
Program Coordinator, Nurse Family Partnership
Easter Seals of West Alabama
4225 3rd Avenue East
Northport, Alabama 35473
Phone:  205-759-1211, ext. 243

Marcia A. Pugh
Grant, Research and Outreach of West Alabama
Division Director-Tombigbee Healthcare Authority
Director of Healthcare Maternity Program
1801 Choctaw Street
Demopolis, Alabama 36732
Phone: (334) 287-2579
Email

Iris C. Robertson
DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Boulevard, East
Tuscaloosa, Alabama  35401
Phone:  205-750-5196

Traci Swann, R.N.
DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Boulevard, East
Tuscaloosa, Alabama  35401
Phone:  205-750-5176

Earnestine Tucker, C.R.N.P.
Quality Program
Greater Alabama Health Network
3205 35th Court
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: (205) 345-0201

John Waits, M.D.
Cahaba Medical Care Foundation
405 Belcher Street
Centreville, Alabama  35042
Phone: (205) 926-2992

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Region III

Chairperson

Martha Wingate, M.P.H., Ph.D.
UAB SOPH
RPHB 330, 1700 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Phone: (205) 934-6783
Email

Vice-Chairperson

Glenda Dickerson
Women's Services Administrator
Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
Phone: (205) 613-2595
Email

Joseph Biggio, M.D.
UAB Women's and Infant's
176F Suite 10270
1700 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Phone:  205-934-6638
Email

Shelley Birchfield, R.N., B.S.N.
Nurse Manager
Regional Medical Center
401 East Tenth Street
Anniston, Alabama 36201
Phone: (256) 235-5603
Email

Reba Brannan, M.P.H., R.D., L.D.
PHA 5 Nutrition Director
Shelby County Health Department
PO Box 846
Pelham, Alabama 35124
Phone: (205) 685-4177
Email

Brenda J. Causey, M.S.W.
PHA 5 & 6 Social Work Director
Calhoun County Health Department
3400 McClellan Boulevard
Anniston, Alabama  36201
Phone:  (256) 240-6628

Wally Carlo, M.D.
Ex-Officio Member
Director Neonatology-UAB
WIC 9380
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Phone: (205) 934-4680
Email

Brenda Causey, M.S.W.
SW Director-Public Health Area VI
PO Box 4699
Anniston, Alabama 36202
Phone: (256) 236-3274
Email

Robin Collins
Consumer
333 Stoneybrook Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35226
Phone: (205) 478-5466

Jesanna Cooper, M.D.
St. Vincent's Hospitals, OB-GYN
806 St. Vincent's Drive, Suite 450
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Phone: (205) 536-7676
Email

Donna Dunn, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.M., N.P.
UAB School of Nursing/OB Complications Clinic
1701 University Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama  35294
Phone:  (205) 873-9503

Kenneth Elmer, M.D.
Pediatrician
Simon-Williamson Clinic
832 Princeton Avenue Southwest
Birmingham, Alabama 35211
Phone: (205) 206-8480
Email

Melissa L. Garner, R.N.
OB Nurse Educator
Baptist Health Systems
701 Princeton Avenue, Southwest
Birmingham, Alabama  35211
Phone:  (205) 783-3523

Nell Henderson
Jefferson County DHR
4606 Battery Lane
Birmingham, Alabama 35213
Phone: (205) 918-5245
Email

Blyth M. Keith, L.C.S.W.
Social Work Supervisor/Maternal Fetal Medicine
1500 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama  35294
Phone:  (205) 934-4866

Lynn S. Jeter, R.N., M.S.N.
Educator, Women's Support Services
Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35207
Phone: (205) 547-4340
Email

Angela Jukkala, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.L., C.N.E.
Assistant Professor
UAB School of Nursing
1701 University Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama  35213
Phone:  (205) 996-6136

Paige Mitchell, M.S.W.
Medicaid Maternity
Gift of Life
1348 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, Alabama  36106

Kim Reach, R.N.
Director - District 5 Medicaid Maternity
VIVA Steps Ahead Program
417 20th Street, North, Suite 1100
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
Phone: (205) 558-7587
Email

Chris Retan
Executive Director - Aletheia House
PO Box 1514
Birmingham, Alabama  35201
Phone:  205-324-6502

Elaine St. John, M.D.
UAB Neonatology
WIC 9380
1700 6th Avenue South, Suite 9380
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Phone: (205) 934-6450
Email

Kelley Skinner, R.N.
Manager - Women's Services
Coosa Valley Medical Center
315 Hickory Street
Sylacauga, Alabama  35150
Phone:  (256) 401-4126

Stephanie Weathers, L.B.S.W.
Social Worker
Calhoun County Health Department
3400 McClellan Boulevard
Anniston, Alabama 36201
Phone: (256) 240-7874
Email

Gayle Whatley, R.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.
Region III Perinatal Coordinator
OSC 229 1530 3rd Avene South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Phone: (205) 934-6254
Fax: (205) 934-7999
Email

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Region IV

Chair

James J. Walker, M.D.
1121 Belleville Avenue
Brewton, Alabama 36426
Phone: (251) 809-3170
Fax: (251) 809-3175
Email

Vice Chair

Marsha Raulerson, M.D.
Lower Alabama Pediatrics
1205 Bellville Avenue
Brewton, Alabama 36426
Phone: (251) 867-3608
Fax: (251) 864-3610
Email
Alternate Email

Secretary

Barbie Oliver, R.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.
University of South Alabama
Center for Strategic Health Innovation
Technology and Research Park, Bldg. 2, Suite 250
307 University Boulevard North
Mobile, Alabama 36688
Phone: (251) 414-8152
Fax:
Email

Tony Bondora, M.P.H.
Mobile, Alabama 36652
Cell: (251) 533-7670

Paquita Carter
248 Cox Street
Room 47
Mobile, Alabama 36604
or
Mobile County Health Department
P.O. Box 2867
Mobile, Alabama 36652-2867
Phone: (251) 544-2006
Cell: (251) 751-5036
Email

Marie Chastang
Program Director
Mobile County Health Department
248 Cox Street
Mobile, Alabama 36604
Phone: (251) 690-8852
Email

Michael Clark, MD
2002 Medical Center Drive
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
Phone: (251) 937-5377
Email

Shirley Colston, RNC, MSN
Mobile Infirmary
P.O. Box 2144
Mobile, Alabama 36652
Phone: (251) 435-5757
L D Phone: (251) 435-2468
Fax: (251) 435-3076
Email

Vicki Curtis, R.N.
Thomas Hospital
Director of Women and Children's
The Birth Center
P. O. Box 929
Fairhope, Alabama 36533
Phone: (251) 279-1369
Fax: (251) 990-1180
Email

Paula Drummond, M.D.
Eastern Shore Children's Clinic
150 S. Ingleside Suite 7
Fairhope, Alabama 36532
Phone: (251) 928-0624
Fax: (251) 928-0655
Email
Alternate Email

Susan Eschete, R.N., M.S.N.
Director of MOM Care Program
Medicaid Maternity Program
9663 Chambers Drive
Mobile, Alabama 36695
Phone: (251) 415-8585
Fax: (251) 415-8589
Email

Eniola Fagbongbe, M.D.
Grove Hill Health Care
295 South Jackson Street
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451-3231
Mail to: P.O. Box 915
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451
Phone: (251) 275-3173
Fax: (251) 275-3110
Email

Kendal I. Foster, M.D.
1701 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, Alabama 36604
Phone: (251) 433-8838
Fax: (251) 433-8840
Email

Melissa Heath, M.D.
PO Box 648
Brewton, Alabama 36427
Phone:  (251) 809-8650
Fax:  (251) 809-3175
Email

Peg Hilliard, M.D.
Coordinator, Birth Defect Surveillance
Pediatrics Department
College of Medicine
1707 Center Street, Suite 201
Mobile, Alabama 36604
Phone: (251) 415-8561
Fax: (251) 415-8562
Email

Nina Ford Johnson, M.D., F.A.A.P.
3290 Dauphin Street, Suite 301
Mobile, Alabama 36606
Phone: (251) 435-5437
Email

Jeanette Kelly
Gift of Life
1348 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Phone: (334) 272-1820
Fax: (334) 272-4614
Email

Barbie Oliver, R.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.
University of South Alabama
Center for Strategic Health Innovation
307 North University Boulevard
Mobile, Alabama  36608
Phone:  (251) 414-8152
Fax:  (251) 414-8151
Email

Martha Dawn Singleton, N.N.P.
707 Edgewood Drive
Brewton, Alabama 36426
Phone: (251) 809-8388
Fax (251) 809-8459
Email

Stephanie Streeter
Assistant Director, Child Welfare,
Adult Protective Services, and Daycare
3103 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, Alabama
Phone: (251) 450-7086

Kelly Warren (Ex Officio)
251 N. Bayou Street
Mobile, Alabama 36603
Phone: (251) 690-8957
Email

James D. West, M.D.
1430 North McKenzie Street
Foley, Alabama 36535
Phone: ( 251) 970-2229
(251) 970-2496
Email

Missy Wilson
251 N. Bayou Street
Mobile, Alabama 36603
Phone:  (251) 690-8957
Email

Stephanie M. Woods, B.A.C., M.P.H.
251 North Bayou Street
Mobile, Alabama 36603
Phone: (251) 690-8116
Email

Michael M. Zayek, M.D.
1700 Center Street
Mobile, Alabama 36604
Phone: (251) 415-1055
Email

Catherine Hanks, R.N., B.S.N., I.B.C.L.C.
Perinatal Director, South Region
251 Cox Street, Suite 100
Mobile, Alabama 36604
Phone: (251) 415-1571
Fax: (251) 415-1552
Email

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Region V

Chair

Martha Jinright, M.B.A.
Gift of Life Foundation
1348 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Phone: (334) 272-1820
Email

Vice-Chair

Sandra Nasca, C.M.I.-V
Deputy Coroner Pike County
PO Box 1125
Troy, Alabama 36081
Phone:  (334) 672-7695
Email

Folashade Ayanwale, M.A., C.P.S.T.
201 Monroe Street, Suite 980B
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: (334) 206-5657
Email

JaWandalyn Brooks
Alabama Coalition for Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 4762
Montgomery, Alabama 36103
Phone: (334) 832-4842
Fax: (334) 832-4803
Email

Vicky Crawford
Director of Women's Services
1725 Pine Street
Montgomery, Alabama  36106
Phone: (334) 293-8454
Email

Roger Duggar, M.D.
2024 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Phone: (334) 265-3543
Fax: (334) 262-3040
Email

Katherine Dixon Hert
EMSC Program Manager
201 Monroe Street, Suite 750
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: (334) 206-7063
Email

A. Z. Holloway, M.D.
2611 Woodley Park Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36116
Phone: (334) 288-0009
Email

Saundra Ivey
Nurse Family Partnership
1348 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Phone: (334) 273-7818
Email

Henry Johnson, M.D.
2601 Woodley Park Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116
Phone:  (334) 288-3400
Fax:  (334) 288-0188

Belfondia Pou, M.D.
2031 Normandie Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36116
Phone: (334) 284-6755
Fax: (334) 284-6756
Email

Marilyn Rhodes
Faculty Nursing Program
Auburn University Montgomery
526 Seminole Place
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
Phone: (334) 270-1369
Email

Kristi Rogers
429 County Road 40, East
Deatsville, Alabama 36022
Email

Glenda Smith
UAB School of Nursing
2229 Edinburgh Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116
Phone:  (334) 538-9384
Email

Donna Taylor
Small Wonders Program
P.O. Box 189
Auburn, Alabama 36830
Phone: (334) 528-6833
Fax: (334) 826-0238
Email

Shirley Daniel, R.N.
Region V Perinatal Coordinator
Baptist Medical Center South
2065 East South Boulevard
Parker Pavilion, Suite 404
Montgomery, Alabama  36116
Phone:  (334) 286-5441
Fax:  (334) 613-7042
Email

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