State Contact

Sharon Smith Cooley, MPH
Research Scientist / NJ PRAMS Coordinator
New Jersey Department of Health
MCH Epidemiology
Phone: 609.913.5474
Email: sharon.cooley@doh.nj.gov

Administration

The state FIMR program is administered at the New Jersey Department of Health, which supports the following local teams:

Program Contact

Judith Stark
Assistant Director Regional Programs, Acts as FIMR Coordinator
Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative
605 West California Avenue Unit One
Absecon, NJ 08201
Phone: 609-688-6522
Fax: 609-345-6423
Email: jstark@snjpc.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?
Regional or multiple county reviews

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

Program Contact

Sheryl Dwyer
Program Manager
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
788 Shrewsbury Avenue Bldg. 2, Suite 203
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Email: sdwyer@cjfhc.org

Program Contact

Andrea Booker, RN
Program Manager, Fetal Infant Mortality Review
Partnership for Maternal Child Health of Northern NJ
50 Park Place, Suite 700
Newark, NJ 07201
Phone: 973-268-2280 Ext. 103
Email: Abooker@partnershipmch.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?
Regional or multiple county reviews

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