CA-PAMR Maternal Suicide Committee

The CA-PAMR Mental Health Task Force Committee is focusing on pregnancy-associated deaths with an in-depth review of maternal suicide occurring between 2002-2013. The committee is composed of experts in maternal mental health and addiction, comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, social work and public health specialists. 

Chair

  • Elliott Main, MD, Medical Director and Executive Committee Chair

Committee Members

Deirdre Anglin
MD, MPH
LA County/USC Medical Center
Diana Lynn Barnes
Psy.D., M.F.T.
The Center for Postpartum Health
Alinne Barrera
PhD
Palo Alto University
Mike Curtis
PhD
California Department of Public Health
Nirmaljit Kaur Dhami
MD
El Camino Hospital
Lisa Marie Dryan
LCSW
Inland Empire Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative
Director
Amina Foda
MPH
California Department of Public Health
Sue Holtby
MPH
Public Health Institute
Senior Research Scientist
Michelle Jorden
MD
Office of the Medical Examiner-Coroner, Santa Clara County
Elizabeth Lawton
MHS
California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program
Health Researcher
Nathana Lurvey
MD, FACOG
Southbay Family Healthcare Center
Christy McCain
MPH
Public Health Institute
Research Associate
Christine Morton
PhD
CMQCC
Research Sociologist | Program Manager
Robert Oldham
M.D., M.S.H.A.
Placer County Dept. of Public Health
Sayida Peprah
MD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Maternal Mental Health 
Consultant

Anna Spielvogel
MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Anna Sutton
RN, PHN, MSN
Yolo County HHSA