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Maternal health

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 practice and evidence-based care of pregnancies in Oklahoma to assist family medicine and rural clinicians to provide better care for their patients in their medical home.


Who Should Join?

This ECHO line focuses on the realm of maternal health: prenatal, perinatal, and post-partum however welcomes anyone from anywhere with any credentials.



First and Third Thursday of every month, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST.




What does the Maternal Health ECHO Program offer?

  • Increase access to obstetric guidance throughout the state of Oklahoma
  • 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 healthcare professionals *certain conditions apply


Why Maternal Health?

  • Nationally, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 700 women die every year related to 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.
  • For the past 18 years in the state of Oklahoma, an average of 11 women died of complications related to pregnancy every year.
  • 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.



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



Erin Brown, DO
Department Chair, OSU-CHS OB/GYN
Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU-CHS Residency Program Director


Carlos M Guevara, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU-CHS OB/GYN Department
Medical Student Clerkship Director
GKFF Endowed Chair of OBGYN


William Po, MD, FACOG

Clinical Professor

OSU-CHS OB/GYN Department

OSU Medical Center OB/GYN Department Chair

ACOG Vice Chair Oklahoma Section


Regina Lewis, DO
Director of OSU Women’s Health Center
Professor, OSU Family Medicine Residency Program

Sarah Bradley, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU-CHS OB/GYN Department


Lauren Chinnery, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
OSU-CHS OB/GYN Department

John R Stanley III, MD
Medical Director
The Perinatal Center


Nikkole Harris
Clinical Coordinator – Project ECHO


Submit a Case

To present a case at an upcoming Maternal Health ECHO clinic, email  to request an ECHO ID number. You will receive an ID and the case presentation form.

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