State Contact

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:

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

Program Contact

Elizabeth Kushman, MPH
Manager, Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Services
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
2956 Ashmun St.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-632-6896
Fax: 906-632-1810
Email: elizabeth@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

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

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

Chris Buczek, RN, BSN
Public Health Program Supervisor
Phone: 616-632-7055
Email: Chris.buczek@kentcountymi.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?
5 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
61 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

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

Program Contact

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

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