Kelly McKay, Program Coordinator from the St. Louis Integrated Health Network, and collaborative members from Affinia Healthcare and St. Louis University share their strategies, best practices and collaborative learnings from their Enhanced CenteringPregnancy initiative to integrate behavioral health, trauma informed care and medical services while catalyzing system level change to advance equity in infant vitality.
Kelly McKay, MSW, LCSW is the St. Louis Integrated Health Network’s Enhanced CenteringPregnancy Coordinator. Ms. McKay supports maternal and infant health collaborative and multi-disciplinary teams to increase capacity building strategies catalyze system level changes to advance equity in infant vitality.
Richelle Smith is a member of the community advisory group for the Enhanced CenteringPregnancy Initiative. Ms. Smith attended CenteringPregnancy with her first baby.
Teneisha Parks is a member of the community advisory group for the Enhanced CenteringPregnancy Initiative. Ms. Parks attended CenteringPregnancy with her first baby.
Sha Neice Hinton
Sha Neice Hinton is the Centering Healthcare Coordinator at Affinia Healthcare. She is dedicated to work within social services and advocacy for clients, patients and underserved populations.
Dr. Melissa Tepe, MD, MPH is Affinia Healthcare's Vice President, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Tepe implemented CenteringPregnancy prenatal care into her own OB practice at Affinia Healthcare and now supports the CenteringPregnancy and CenteringParenting programs administratively.
Katherine J. Mathews, MD, MPH, MBA works with the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at Saint Louis University as the Research Division Director.She has dedicated her career to improving community health and works on a variety of initiatives with a particular focus on improving pregnancy outcomes and reducing infant mortality.