Council Membership

Name and Address


Term Expiration

Erica Garcia-Lago
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
State Vital Records Office
1 W. Wilson St.; P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI  53701-0309
Health Statistics Research and Analysis
July 2018
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
Terri Enters MS IMH-E(I)
Wisconsin Birth to 3 Program Supervisor/ Part C Coordinator
Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street - Room 437
Madison, WI  53703
Early Intervention Services DHS Program July 2018
Ann Sievert
Community Outreach and Advocacy Director
The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD)
101 East Wilson Street - Room 219
Madison, WI  53703
Council on Developmental Disabilities July 2018
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health  
Mir Abdul Basir, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatologist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI  53226
Medical College of Wisconsin July 2018
Susan R. Davidson, MD
Fetal Medicine and Maternal Medicine
700 South Park Street
Madison, WI  53715
State Medical Society July 2018

Jodi Johnson RN, MS, CPNP
Vice President, Workforce and Clinical Practice
Wisconsin Hospital Association
5510 Research Park Dr.
Madison, WI 53725-9038
Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association July 2018
Kerry B. Jedele, MD
Medical Director, Genetics
Department of Pediatric Specialties
Gundersen Health System
1900 South Avenue - C02-007
La Crosse, WI  54601
Wisconsin Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics July 2018
Ann E. Conway, MS, MPA, RN
Executive Director
Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care and Perinatal Foundation
211 South Paterson Street - Suite 250
Madison, WI  53703
608-285-5858, Ext. 203
Nonprofit Organization July 2018
Angela Thies
Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs
Minnesota and Wisconsin
March of Dimes
8000 West 78th Street, Suite 330
Edina, MN 55439
Nonprofit Organization July 2018
Pediatric Nurse  
Laura Berndt, RN BSN
MCH Coordinator
Fond du Lac County Health Department
City Government Center
160 S. Macy St.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Local Public Health Department December 2017


DHS Staff to the Council on Birth Defect Prevention and Surveillance

Name Contact Information

Peggy Helm-Quest, MSEd, MHA
CYSHCN Health Promotion Consultant

608-267-2945  (w)
608-267-3824 (fax)

Elizabeth Oftedahl, MPH

CYSHCN Epidemiologist

608-261-9304 (w)

508-267-3824 (fax)