Conference on Maternal and Perinatal Health

This must see program is developed by a multidisciplinary planning committee specializing in obstetrics, family practice, neonatology, maternal fetal medicine, and pediatrics. The committee strives to provide timely, innovative topics and information important to maternal, perinatal, and neonatal. 

This program will bring together a broad range of speakers and participants to share their studies, expertise and background on obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, and maternal and fetal medicine. Seperate pediatric and obstetric tracks will be offered in the afternoon.


Statement of Accreditation
The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Michigan State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Dates & Locations

May 18, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Code: MPH051817
The Somerset Inn  
2601 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084



8:00 - 8:45 am 
FREE: Plenary Session - Ask the Experts
Presented by: Kerr, Russell, Weber, PLC
**This session is not eligible for Category 1 or MOC credits

9:00 - 9:20 am
Maternal Morbidity Update
Frank Anderson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

  • Discuss maternal morbidity in Michigan.

9:20 - 10:30 am
Managing Addiction During Pregnancy
Edward Journey, DO, FASAM, Clinical Instructor, UM Department of Psychiatry, Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS), University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

  • Describe adverse effects of drug misuse in pregnancy.
  • Describe strategies for detecting drug misuse in pregnancy and in those planning pregnancies.
  • Describe management of illicit drug use in pregnancy. 
  • Discuss women's attitudes and perceptions regarding legal requirements for prenantal drug testing. 
  • Describe the legal and ethical responsibilities of testing pregnant women and their babies.

10:30 - 11:30 am
Child Protective Services
Colin Parks, Children's Child Protective Services & Family Preservation Service Manager, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

  • Discuss the four categories of abuse as defined by the State.
  • Describe the criterion that establishes these classifications.
  • Explanation of process of how CPS decides which category. 
  • Questions from attendees. Attendees can submit questions upon registering and will be surveyed before the conference

11:30 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:15 am
Panel CPS/ Opioids in Pregnancy
Edward Jouney, DO, FASAM
Colin Parks, MDHHS
Angela Smith-Butterwick, Public Health Consultant at State of Michigan

  • Discuss physicians who don't want to prescribe opioids. 

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm 

Breakout Session (Concurrent)

Maternal   Perinatal
1:00 - 2:00 pm   1:00 - 2:00 pm
Hypertension in Pregnancy
Federico G. Mariona, MD, MHSA, FACOG, FACS, Founding Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Co-director, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Beaumont Health Dearborn
  Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program
Charles J. Barone II, MD FAAP, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Chair, Credentials Committee, Henry Ford Medical Group, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine
2:15 - 3:15 pm   2:15 - 3:15 pm
Enhanced Group Prenatal Care Model WIN Network, Collaboration with Women's Health
Cathy Collins-Fuela MSN, CNM, FACNM, Division Head Midwifery, Henry Ford Health System, Vice President, American College of Nurse-Midwives
Jaye Clement, MPH, MPP, Director of Community Health & Strategy in HFHS Deparment of Community Health, Equity and Wellness
  Update on Safe Sleep Guidelines
Craig A. Bloch, MD, Pediatric Hospitalists
Sheela Madipelli, MD, Pediatric Hospitalists, Henry Ford West Bloomfied Hospital 

3:15 - 4:15 pm   3:15 - 4:15 pm
Safe Reduction of Cesarean Reduction Rates
Dotun A. Ogunyemi, MD, Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak
  Evaluating Public Policy in Support of Breastfeeding
Joel L. Bass, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Part-time Harvard Medical School

Who Should Attend

This conference is for physicians, nurses, residents, students, physician assistants, public health officials, and all other health care professionals working with women and their infants.


  • MSMS Member Physicians and Office Staff: $200
  • Non-Members: $280
  • Nurses: $150
  • Retired: $150
  • Medical Students/Residents: Free

*Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided


Thank You Sponsors!

The MSMS Foundation would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the support of the sponsors.

  • Great Start Collaborative-Wayne
  • Hologic, Inc.
  • Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
  • Michigan Medicine
  • NOCIRC of Michigan
  • OB Hospitalists Group


May 18, Troy - Register Online

Or register by phone, fax or mail:

Download the Registration Form

  1. Phone the MSMS Registrar at: 517-336-7581
  2. Fax Registration Form to: 517-336-5797
  3. Mail Registration Form to:
    MSMS Foundation, 120 W. Saginaw, East Lansing, MI 48823


For more information, please contact Marianne Ben Hamza at 517-336-7581 or