FIMR Spotlight – Michigan


Type of Program: State

Audra Brummel
Michigan FIMR Coordinator
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
109 W Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-335-9017
Fax:
Email: BrummelA@michigan.gov

Program Description

State Administration

The Michigan FIMR Network is administered from the Department of Health and Human Services and supports the following local teams:
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Detroit
Genesee County
Intertribal Council of Michigan
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Oakland County
Macomb County
Muskegon County
Saginaw County

Berrien County

Type of Program: Local
Kara Gargano
Berrien County FIMR Coordinator
Berrien County Health Department
2149 E Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: 269-927-5631
Email: kgargano@bchdmi.org

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
8 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Calhoun County

Type of Program: Local

Alyse Nichols
FIMR Coordinator
Calhoun County Public Health Department
190 E. Michigan Ave. Ste. A100
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Phone: (269) 969-6482
Fax: (269) 969-6470
Email: anichols@calhouncountymi.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
5 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Detroit

Type of Program: Local

Yolanda Hill-Ashford
Director, Family and Community Health Division
Detroit Health Dept., Local Maternal Child Health Program
55 W. 7 Mile Road
Detroit, MI 48203
Phone: 313-876-0388
Fax: 313-366-9439
Email: hillashfordy@detroitmi.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
No-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community but there is no coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a city

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
24 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes


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Genesee County

Type of Program: Local

Suzanne Cupal
Public Health Division Director
Genesee County Health Dept
630 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 4
Flint, MI 48502
Phone: 810-768-7970
Email: scupal@gchd.us


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Intertribal Council of Michigan

Type of Program: Local

Raeanne Madison, MPH
Community Action Program Manager
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
2956 Ashmun St.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-632-6896
Fax: 906-632-1810
Email: rmadison@itcmi.org

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
No-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community and there is coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area We cover deaths to American Indian and Alaska Native families across the entire state of Michigan, including federally recognized tribes and urban centers.

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
8 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Jackson County

Type of Program: Local

Mary Kops
Public Health Nurse
Jackson County Health Department
1715 Lansing Ave., Suite221
Jackson, MI 49202
Phone: 517-768-1672
Fax: 517-768-1640
Email: MKops@co.jackson.mi.us

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
10 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Kalamazoo County

Type of Program: Local

Deb Lenz, MA
Maternal-Child Health Division Manager
Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services
3299 Gull Rd Wing 2, Floor 1, Room 120
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Phone: 269-373-5024
Email: dllenz@kalcounty.com

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
Yes-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community and there is coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
15 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Kent County

Type of Program: Local
Sarah E. MacDonald, BSN, RN
Community Health Program Specialist
Spectrum Health
665 Seward Ave NW, Suite 110
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Phone: 616-391-1511
Fax: 616-391-2109
Email: sarah.macdonald@spectrumhealth.org

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
Yes-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community and there is coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
5 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
61 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Oakland County

Type of Program: Local

Lisa Hahn
Chief of Community Nursing
Oakland County Health Division
1200 N Telegraph, Bldg. 34E
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-941-5829
Fax: 248-975-4473
Email: hahnl@oakgov.com

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of certain zip codes

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
24 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Macomb County

Type of Program: Local

Faith Knoll
RN Public Health Service Coordinator
Macomb County Health Dept
27690 Van Dyke, Suite B
Warren, MI 48093
Phone: 586-465-8090
Fax: 586-573-2378
Email: faith.knoll@macombgov.org

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
16 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Muskegon County

Type of Program: Local

Jill Keast
Email: montgomerykeastji@co.muskegon.mi.us


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Saginaw County

Type of Program: Local

Deb Rhodes, RN
Saginaw County Dept of Public Health
1600 N. Michigan Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48602
Phone: 989-758-3757
Email: drhodes@saginawcounty.com

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
Yes-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
15 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

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