Program Contact

Mari Taylan-Arcoleo, MPH, Chief
Perinatal Clinical Programs and LHJ Support Section
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Division
California Department of Health
1615 Capitol Avenue, MS 8300
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 650-0356
Email: Mari.taylan@cdph.ca.gov

Second contact:
Christopher Borges, MA
State SIDS/FIMR Coordinator
Perinatal Clinical Programs
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
Center for Family Health, California Department of Public Health
Phone: (916) 650-0374
Email: Christopher.Borges@cdph.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 650-0374

Program Description

State Administration

The state FIMR program office is administered through the Department of Health and supports the following local programs:

Caroline Miller
FIMR Coordinator
Alameda County Public Health Dept
1000 San Leandro Blvd, 2nd Floor
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-618-1945
Fax: 510-618-2077
Email: Sylvia.miller@acgov.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

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?
89 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
46 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Christina C. Boothman, MPH, MCHES
Adolescent Family Life Program and Quality Improvement Manager
Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs
Contra Costa Health Services
597 Center Avenue, Suite 365
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: 925-313-6261
Mobile: 925-381-6101
Email: Christina.Boothman@cchealth.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

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?
59 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
28 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Natalie Adolph, BSN, RN, PHN II
FIMR/SIDS Coordinator
Fresno County Department of Public Health
1221 Fulton Mall, 2nd Floor
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 999-8598
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Email: nadolph@fresnocountyca.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

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area: The plan is for us to review every African/American death, every presumed SIDS death and every 5th other death.

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

Program Contact

Jeanne Vaudiau
MCAH Analyst and FIMR/CDR Coordinator
Humboldt County Public Health
908 Seventh Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: 707-441-5085
Fax: 707-268-8495
Email: jvaudiau@co.humboldt.ca.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

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area: All cases are reviewed that occur within our county. If records are obtainable for out of county occurences, those are also reviewed. In the past, other counties’ law enforncment representatives have participated in case reviews.

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

Program Contact

Russ Hasting
CDR/FIMR Coordinator
Kern County Public Health Services Department
1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Phone: 661-868-0403
Fax: 661-868-1291
Email: hastingr@kerncounty.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

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?
25 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
25 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Luz Arboleda-Babcock
Los Angeles County Public Health Department
600 South Commonwealth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: 213-639-6457
Fax: 213-639-1034
Email: lbabcock@ph.lacounty.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?
No

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area: The entire Los Angeles County

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
250 #Stillbirths/Fetal Death

Program Contact

Joanne Evans
Senior Client Services Practitioner, FIMR and CDR Program Coordinator
Placer County Public Health
11484 B Ave
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: 530-889-7151
Fax: 530-889-7198
Email: JMEvans@placer.ca.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?
No

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area: Review deaths of all county residents who die in or out of county, review some deaths of out of county residents who die in Placer County depending on circumstances

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

Program Contact

Jacalyn Washington-Ansley
MCAH Director
Sacramento County DHHS
9616 Micron Ave #670
Sacramento, CA 95827
Email: washingtonansleyj@saccounty.net

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

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?
25 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
5 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

David Pratt
FIMR Coordinator
San Bernardino County Dept. of Public Health
Phone: 909-383-3054
Email: David.Pratt@dph.sbcounty.gov

Program Contact

Christine Bride
San Diego Dept. of Health
3851 Rosecrans Street, Suite 522
San Diego, CA 92110
Email: Christine.Bride@sdcounty.ca.gov

Program Contact

Aline Armstrong
MCAH Coordinator
San Francisco County MCAH
30 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-575-5713
Fax: 415-575-5799
Email: aline.armstrong@sfdph.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?
No

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area: Priority reviews are given to high risk communities in San Francisco and preterm birth rates.

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

Program Contact

Michelle Scott
FIMR Coordinator
San Joaquin County Public Health Services
420 S. Wilson Way
Stockton, CA 95201
Phone: (209) 468-2169
Fax: (209) 468-2072
Email: mscott@sjcphs.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?
No

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?
13 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
5 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Loretta Calloway
FIMR Coordinator
Solano County Health & Social Services Department
275 Beck Avenue
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: 707 784-8544
Fax: 707 784-6618
Email: LJCalloway@SolanoCounty.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?
No

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

Program Contact

TBD
Sonoma County HD
625 Fifth Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: 707-565-4553

Program Contact

Claudia Benton
Supervising Public Health Nurse (MCAH, SIDS, FIMR Coordinator)
Ventura County Public Health
2220 East Gonzales Rd, Suite 102
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: 805-981-5380
Fax: 805-654-7610
Email: claudia.benton@ventura.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

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?
11 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
2 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Jen Moreland, RN, BSN, PHN
Public Health Nurse
Perinatal Services/FIMR/SIDS Coordinator
Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health (MCAH)
Community Health Branch (16CH)
Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency
Cell: (530) 341-4821
Office: (530) 666-8522
Email: Jennifer.Moreland@yolocounty.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?
No

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?
4 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
4 #Infant Deaths