State Contact

April Kincaid
Infant Mortality Reduction Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Health
710 James Robertson Pkwy, 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Email: April.Kincaid@tn.gov

Program Description

State Administration

The Tennessee FIMR program is administered out of the Department of Health and supports the following local programs:

Program Contact

Lisa Vincent
FIMR Program Manager
Chattanooga Hamilton County Health Department
921 E. 3rd St.
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: 423-209-8055
Fax: 423-209-8241
Email: lvincent@hamiltontn.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?
9 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
11 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Katherine Larsen
Program Manager
Knox County Health Department
140 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37909
Phone: 865-215-5330
Fax: 865-215-5148
Email: Katherine.Larsen@knoxcounty.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?
1 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
30 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Trevor Hobson, M.A.
Metropolitan Nashville Fetal Infant Mortality Review, Director
Metro Nashville Public Health Department
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: 615-340-0552
Fax: 615-340-0552
Email: Trevor.Hobson@nashville.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?
30 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
30 #Infant Deaths

Program Contact

Leilani Spence
FIMR, Team Leader
Shelby County Health Department
814 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: 901-222-9132
Fax: 901-222-7995
Email: Leilani.Spence@shelbycountytn.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 average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
36 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
12 #Infant Deaths