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Shirley Warren ProfileShirley Warren, R.N., M.S.N.P.-B.C.
Former Clinical Writer for periFACTS®

Shirley served as a case writer for periFACTS® for over 10 years and as a member of our editorial board for over 6 years.  After 45 years of working in OB/GYN nursing and as a nurse practitioner, she retired from full-time nursing in 2013.  She continued to serve on the periFACTS® editorial board, write for periFACTS®, and work per diem as a nurse practitioner in high risk obstetrics.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her seven grandchildren, quilting, and gardening.  She also enjoys traveling around the United States with her husband, Larry. Shirley recently retired and we are excited for her to enjoy this new chapter in her life and we appreciate her contributions over the years to periFACTS®!


Dr J Chris Christopher Glantz ProfileJ. Christopher Glantz, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Writer for periFACTS®

Dr. J. Christopher Glantz is a professor of OBGYN and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, since 1990. He is board-certified in OBGYN and MFM, and a fellow of the American College of OBGYN (ACOG).  He directs the medical education of the 4th-year medical student clinical OBGYN electives and is associate editor of periFACTS®. He is Director of the Finger Lakes Perinatal Data System and Perinatal Outreach, and member of NYS Perinatal Quality Collaborative, March of Dimes “Big 5” Committee on Prematurity Prevention, Safe Motherhood Initiative, and the ACOG District II Task Force on Elective Delivery <39 Weeks.


James R. Woods, Jr., M.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Kathryn Flynn, R.N.C., M.S.N.P.

Medical Associate Editors

J. Christopher Glantz, M.D., M.P.H.
Loralei Thornburg, M.D.
Elizabeth Warner, M.D.

Clinical Associate Editors

Kathryn Flynn, R.N.C., M.S.N.P.

Kalin Warshof, M.S., R.N., F.N.P.-C.

Clinical Case Study Authors

Janet DeMarco, R.N.C., B.S.
Carol Giffi, R.N.C., M.S.N.P.
Sandra Joyce, R.N.
Elizabeth Koopman, M.S., R.N.C.-OB, C-E.F.M.
Caitlin LeGros, C.N.M.
Jennifer Truax, R.N., M.S.
Kalin Warshof, M.S., R.N., F.N.P.-C.

Clinical Quandaries

Neil S. Seligman, M.D., M.S.


Elizabeth Warner, M.D.
James R. Woods, Jr., M.D.

Video Production

Sean Logghe
James R. Woods, Jr., M.D.

Education Manager

Yvonne R. Dougherty

Information Analyst

Danielle Hoffman

Interprofessional Continuing Education Committee

Tamara Eis, M.S., R.N.-B.C.

James R. Woods, Jr., M.D.

Mary Beth Ebersol, M.S., E.D.

Kathryn Flynn, R.N.C., M.S.N.P.

Yvonne Dougherty


Patricia Therrien

Customer Support

Cynthia Slater

Medical Writers

Leah R. Garnett
Joanne Still