Sara Lewis, MPH
CFR/FIMR/CHAMP Coordinator
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Maryland Department of Health
201 W. Preston Street, 3rd floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-5824
410-333-5233 fax

Email: Sara.Lewis1@maryland.gov

Program Description

Administration

The Maryland Department of Health’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau is the lead agency for Maryland’s FIMR Program, which supports the following local teams:

Program Contact

Lisa Helms-Guba, RNC, MSN
Perinatal Nurse, FIMR Coordinator
Anne Arundel County Dept of Health
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, HD #14
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-222-7223
Email: hdhelm00@aacounty.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?
5 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
5 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Sinmidele Badero
FIMR Coordinator
Baltimore City Health Department
1001 E. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-396-1562
Fax: 410-272-2722
Email: sinmidele.Badero@baltimorecity.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?
Reviews residents of a city

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

Program Contact

Mary Beckenholdt, MS. RNC-OB, CCE
FIMR Program Coordinator
Baltimore County Department of Health
6401 York Road, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: 410-887-2340
Fax: 410-887-4628
Email: mbeckenholdt@baltimorecountymd.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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Program Contact

Jennifer Knapp
FIMR Member
Caroline County Health Department
403 S. 7tth Street
Denton, MD 21620
Phone: 410-479-8000 ext 8125
Fax: 410-479-4871
Email: jennifer.knapp@maryland.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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Program Contact

Keena Carter
FIMR Coordinator
Charles County Department of Health
4545 Crain Hwy
White Plains, MD 20695
Email: Keena.Carter@maryland.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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Program Contact

Sheilah O’Connor
FIMR Board & CAT Coordinator, Co-Coordinator Child Fatality Review Team
Montgomery Co Dept of Health & Human Services
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 2400
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 240-777-3967
Email: Sheilah.o’connor@montgomerycountymd.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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Program Contact

Kristen Newman
Prince Georges County Health Department
3003 Hospital Dr., Room 3107
Cheverly, MD 20785
Phone: 301-583-3387
Email: knnewman@co.pg.md.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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Program Contact

April Webster
CHN Supervisor
Wicomico County Health Department
108 E. Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-543-6942 ext 12815
Fax: 410-543-6964
Email: April.webster@maryland.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?
Regional or multiple county reviews

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