About us

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.

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.


  • Jennifer Mastripolito
    Executive Director

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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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Executive Committee Officers

  • Kimberly Gililland, DNP, RNC-OB, Presbyterian Medical Services, Clinic RN – Alamogordo, Tularosa, Cloudcroft

  • Janis Gonzales, MD, MPH, FAAP, /
    Chief Health Officer, Office of the Secretary, ECECD
    Immediate Past President

  • Ellen Interlandi, BSN, MHM, RN, NE-BC, Clinical Consultant, NM Hospital Association

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

Board of Directors

Octavia Djanquaye, MSN, RNC-OB, Nurse Manager, Family Birthing Center, Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center
Erin Lorencz, MD, FACOG, Gallup Indian Medical Center
Abby Reese, CNM/ Maternal Health Program Manager, NM Department of Health
Heather Pratt-Chavez, MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of FOCUS Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Jennifer Anderson, MD, Medical Director Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Presbyterian Hospital, Pediatric Medical Group of New Mexico
Jenna White, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, EMS Medical Director, University of New Mexico
Monica Esparza, Executive Director, CLC, Community Interpreter, New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force
Pilar Sanjuan, Associate Professor, University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center; New Mexico Postpartum Support International
Sevy Gurule, MD, University of New Mexico Department of Family and Community Medicine
Shauna McCosh, CNM, PNP, La Clinica Health & Birth Center