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High Risk OB TeleECHO

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Get expert specialist knowledge in a virtual learning network in collaboration of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, The Perinatal Center and The Oklahoma State University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


The curriculum is designed to expand expertise in best practices and evidence-based care of high-risk pregnancies, including opioid and other substance use disorders.


Schedule -

First Thursday of every month, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CST. To join this ECHO session registration is a one-time requirement. Once registered, you will receive an ECHO participant guide with more information.




What does the High Risk OB ECHO Offer?

  • Increase access to High Risk Obstetric (OB) guidance.
  • Provides education, training, and consultation to support the State Maternal Health Innovation Program.
  • Real-time clinical review of cases submitted by participants.
  • Free CME for health care professionals *certain conditions apply



  • For the past 18 years in the state of Oklahoma, an average of 11 women died of complications related to pregnancy every year.
  • Nationally, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 700 women die every year related to a pregnancy or from delivery complications.
  • Most maternal deaths happen before or soon after the mother has given birth, usually within a few weeks or months postpartum.
  • According to March of Dimes, 41 out of 77 counties in Oklahoma are classified as maternity care deserts with no birthing hospital and no obstetrician- gynecologist or certified nurse midwife to provide care.


Topics -

  • Cardiac conditions/hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Maternal Sepsis HIV
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Trauma


Team -

John R Stanley III, MD

Medical Director
The Perinatal Center


Erin Brown, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU Medicine, OB/GYN


Carlos M Guevara, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU Medicine, OB/GYN


Regina Lewis, DO

Director, OSU Women’s Health Center

Professor, OSU Family Medicine Residency Program


Melissa Szeto

Social Service Coordinator

Oklahoma Health Care Authority


Nikkole Harris
Clinical Coordinator- Project ECHO


Amy Allen, RN

Supervisor, Population Care Management

Oklahoma Health Care Authority


Submit a Case

To present a case at an upcoming High Risk OB TeleECHO clinic, email  to request an ECHO ID number. You will receive an ID and the case presentation form.

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