About Us

Healthier Outcomes for New Mexico Families

Supporting the provision of high-quality, respectful, community-based perinatal care

The New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative is a nonprofit and coalition of multidisciplinary perinatal care experts dedicated to improving the health of New Mexico’s pregnant people, infants, and birthing families through the identification and sharing of best practices and resources. Our work focuses on strategies that reduce known barriers to quality improvement.

Our Vision

The NM Perinatal Collaborative envisions statewide health equity through the provision of safe, high-quality, and respectful reproductive, perinatal and neonatal care for New Mexico families.

Our Mission

The mission of the New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative is to convene stakeholders to achieve health equity and high-quality outcomes through the promotion of evidence-based reproductive, perinatal and neonatal healthcare practices that

  • Facilitate collaboration with communities and across healthcare disciplines
  • Focus on quality improvement strategies
  • Empower healthcare teams statewide to offer the highest quality care
  • Ensure provision of holistic and culturally respectful care.

NMPC Board Membership

Please read the NMBC Board’s transition statement here.

The Board of the NM Perinatal Collaborative works with the staff to guide the organization’s planning, program development, and resource allocation. Our mission is to achieve health equity and high-quality outcomes through the promotion of evidence-based reproductive, perinatal, and neonatal healthcare practices throughout the state, in collaboration with communities and across healthcare disciplines.

For more information, contact Jennifer Mastripolito at jmastripolito@nmperinatalcollaborative.org.

NMPC Staff

Jennifer Mastripolito

operations manager
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Mary Kate Hildebrandt

Director of Maternal Safety Initiative
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Anna Maes, RNC-EFM, CLC

Quality Improvement Advisor/Clinical Outreach Manager
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Trevor Quiner, MD, MS

Clinical Maternal Health Initiatives Support
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Brenda Casamento, MSN, BSN, RNC

Quality Improvement & Data Support Associate
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anisha quiroz

administrative assistant
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NMPC Executive Committee

Gillian Burkhardt, MD, Assistant Professor, UNM, Department of OB/GYN

President

Kimberly Gililland, DNP, RNC-OB, NMSBVI, Manager of Health Services

immediate past President and secretary

jennifer anderson - md, presbyterian hospital general neonatology

Treasurer

Board of Directors

Erin Lorencz - MD, FACOG, Gallup Indian Medical Center

Jenna White, MD - Emergency Medicine Specialist, University of New Mexico Hospital

Francheska Gurule - MD, Family & Community Medicine, Milagro Program, University of New Mexico Hospital

Shauna McCosh - CNM, FNP, La Clinica Health & Birth Center, Gila Regional Medical Center

Special thanks to former board members

Monica Esparza - CLC

Janis Gonzales, MD, MPH, FAAP

Abigail Reese - CNM, PhD

Ellen interlandi

heather pratt-chavez, md

Pilar Sanjuan, PhD

Octavia Djanquaye - MSN, RNC-OB