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- Dr. Mark DeFrancesco president-elect, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in private practice in Waterbury, Connecticut a founding member, Women’s Health Connecticut,
- M. Christina Johnson director, Professional Practice & Health Policy American College of Nurse-Midwives
- Mairi Rothman Certified Nurse Midwife, co-founder, Metro Area Midwives and Allied Services
- Dr. Nancy Gaba professor of obstetrics and gynecology, chair, department of obstetrics and gynecology, George Washington University School of Medicine
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