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21 MIDWIVES INDUCTED AS FELLOWS OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES
ACNM Members Honored with Prestigious Distinction
Silver Spring, MD – The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) honored 21 midwives who have demonstrated leadership, clinical excellence, outstanding scholarship, and professional achievement both within and outside of the midwifery profession. A limited number of midwives are selected for this highly coveted distinction and are inducted as fellows during the ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition each year. Once inducted, a fellow is able to add “FACNM” to their credentials.
The 2015 Fellows are:
Kathleen J. Bailey, CNM, MA, MS (VA)
Kathleen Bailey’s midwifery endeavors have been focused on educating, guiding, and caring for mothers, babies, and families as well as elevating the profession of midwifery through teaching, service, and leadership. As a US Navy midwife, Kathleen served women and their families around the world. A professional highlight for Kathleen was the development and initiation of a field health care system for more than 9000 Cuban and Haitian migrant women during a humanitarian mission to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1994. In her last Navy position, she was the Surgeon General’s consultant for certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs), leading the Navy’s CNMs and WHNPs as well as guiding the Navy leadership on women’s health issues. Other midwifery contributions include multiple lectures at local, regional, and national levels on a variety of professional topics and precepting hundreds of midwifery, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, medical and nursing students, and resident physicians. Kathleen has been active in ACNM and has had key leadership positions in the American Midwifery Certification Board. Currently, she serves as the American Midwifery Certification Board treasurer.
Eileen Ehudin Beard, CNM, FNP, MS (MD)
Eileen Ehudin Beard graduated from the nurse-midwifery program at SUNY Downstate in 1977. She continued her education by completing Stony Brook’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2003 where she received the Overall Excellence in Family Health award. In 1980, Eileen was the Coordinator of Nurse-Midwifery Services at Baltimore City Hospital where she opened the first birth room. In 1981, she co-founded and directed the Baltimore Birth Center, the first freestanding birth center in Maryland, and co-founded Special Beginnings Birth and Women’s Center in 1997. Eileen works as a family nurse practitioner and is also faculty for the University of Phoenix. She is currently the Senior Practice Advisor at ACNM.
Eileen's pioneering work in birth centers extended beyond the clinical into the realm of birth center accreditation, infrastructure development, and research. Throughout her career, she has provided care for women and men with disabilities. Eileen was a Governor appointee for the Maryland State Commission on Infant Mortality. She has been a preceptor for students from almost every educational program and was relied upon as one of the few preceptors never to decline a student. Eileen is the project manager for the ACNM/CDC Smoking Cessation Campaign, and a member of the Diversification/Inclusion Task Force, Ultrasound Task Force, ACNM/CDC Influenza Project, liaison to the Midwives of Color Committee and the Ethics Committee. She is a member of the Program Committee and the key midwifery liaison for exhibits. Eileen's contributions have secured new exhibitors and thousands of dollars in revenue for ACNM Annual Meetings.
Phyllis Ann Clark, CNM, MPH (Costa Rica)
Phyllis Ann Clark (aka Annie Clark) graduated from Sacramento State University with a BSN, from the University of California, San Francisco with a certificate in midwifery, and from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a master’s in public health. She is currently employed by University Research Company as a Senior Quality Improvement Advisor in MNCH and was the Senior Technical Advisor for ACNM’s Department of Global Outreach for 11 ½ years (6 months as interim Director). She practiced full scope midwifery in Lihue, Hawaii for 8 years and in Ft. Bragg, California for 11 ½ years. She has a total of 43 years of experience in maternal/infant health. She provided technical assistance in MNCH to projects in 17 countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. She is the co-author of Life Saving Skills for Midwives 4th Edition¸ contributed to development of Home Based Life Saving Skills, and authored Vacuum Assisted Birth in Midwifery Practice Handbook 3rd Edition. She is an ACNM Life Saving Skills and Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainer, and Home Based Life Saving Skills trainer. She developed low-cost cloth anatomical childbirth models, patterns, and instructions, and taught tailors in Ethiopia, Afghanistan, and Mali how to make them. She initiated and facilitated the Beanies for Babies program through ACNM through which more than 20,000 baby hats have been provided to newborns in multiple developing countries. On behalf of ACNM, she provided technical assistance to projects in Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Peru, Honduras, Eritrea, Tanzania, Vietnam, Indonesia, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Pakistan.
Heather M. Clarke, CNM, DNP (GA)
Heather Clarke graduated from Columbia University midwifery program. Over her 35-year career as a nurse-midwife, she provided care for women in many areas of the country including New York, Philadelphia, and South Carolina. She has worked in multiple clinical settings – from home to birth centers, community hospitals and tertiary care medical centers. Heather was instrumental in starting the first out-of-hospital birth center in Philadelphia. She has served as a preceptor to dozens of nurse-midwifery and nurse practitioner students. Heather has worked in academia at 3 midwifery education programs including Columbia University and SUNY Downstate. She is currently on faculty at Frontier Nursing University. In the 1980s Heather served on the executive board of Region 2, Chapter 1 as they battled to form the country’s first midwifery board. Recently she was co-chair of the ACNM Student Issues Section. Currently, she is the chairperson of the Midwives of Color Committee and is working on projects to record the legacy of midwives of color and to address health disparities. Heather actively represents ACNM on US MERA and on the CDC preconception clinical workgroup. Heather’s deep concern for the persistent MCH health disparities guided her DNP capstone project. She developed an intergenerational, culturally sensitive preconception curriculum for African American women. The program seeks to identify women with social and medical stressors during preconception and provide tools to mitigate them in order to improve birth outcomes in pregnancy. It will be available to primary care providers this fall.
Anne M. Corrinet, CNM, MS (MA)
Anne Malley Corrinet graduated from the University of Vermont with a baccalaureate in nursing (BSN). She received her Master of Science (MS) degree from Boston College and midwifery education from the University of Mississippi. She has practiced midwifery for more than 43 years. Anne is currently employed at Pioneer Women's Health; prior to this she was a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) at Greenfield OB-GYN for 28 years. Anne has also served as faculty at Yale School of Nursing from 1975 to 1980, in addition serving as acting chair. She was a clinical CNM at the Medical University of South Carolina while acting as a preceptor for students from several educational programs. Anne has served as an ACNM Region Representative and was the chair of the Clinical Practice Committee when guidelines were first developed for establishing practice in alternative birth sites. She was a member of the Education Committee when guidelines for experimental education programs were developed – the first step in planning to educate non-nurses as midwives. She co-wrote the legislation legalizing CNM practice in Massachusetts. She founded the first midwifery private practice in Massachusetts and the first in-hospital birth center in Western Massachusetts. This was recently recognized by the state for having the lowest cesarean rate and highest vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rate in the Commonwealth. Other accomplishments include founding the Western Massachusetts local ACNM Chapter and the first adolescent clinic in South Carolina, one of the early practices to establish such a clinic.
Kim J. Cox, CNM, PhD (NM)
Kim Cox earned her BSN, MN, and PhD from the University of Florida. She is currently an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing, and is also faculty of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative. Prior to moving to New Mexico, Dr. Cox practiced midwifery in a variety of settings in Florida, where she also served as a preceptor, University of Florida nurse-midwifery program faculty, and as a chapter chair and treasurer. A recognized expert on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), Dr. Cox was lead author of the ACNM clinical bulletin and served as the ACNM liaison to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Invitational Meeting on VBAC. She has made significant scholarly contributions to the study of VBAC, out-of-hospital birth, and disability, and has received research funding from Sigma Theta Tau, the University of New Mexico NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Center, and Dialysis Clinic, Inc. A frequent contributor to the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (JMWH), Dr. Cox received the Mary Ann Shah New Author Award (2010) and the Peer Reviewer of the Year Award (2013). She presents regularly at ACNM’s Annual Meeting and at conferences both nationally and internationally. Dr. Cox currently serves as a site visitor for the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), and is an active member of the Division of Standards and Practice (DOSP) and the Division of Research.
Nivia Nieves Fisch, CNM, RN (TX)
Nivia Fisch was one of the first family nurse practitioners trained at the Martin Luther King Health Center in the Bronx. After moving to the Rio Grande Valley (Harlingen), Texas she worked at Su Clinica Familiar. At the urging of Sister Angela Murdaugh, she attended the University of Mississippi Nurse Midwifery Program. She returned to Su Clinica to work as a midwife and later became its director. She was the first CNM in South Texas to obtain hospital privileges. Her international work includes global projects in Honduras and Peru. As a past chair of the Midwives of Color Committee she continued to work to promote diversity.
Diana R. Jolles, CNM, MSN (AZ)
Diana Jolles graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s in nursing, obtained a master’s in nurse-midwifery from the University of Colorado, and is finishing a PhD in nursing research with Texas Woman’s University. Diana began as a National Health Service Corp Scholar at Holy Family Services Birth Center where she was mentored in public health service directing by Sister Angela Murdaugh. In 2008, Jolles was recognized for innovation as the 2008 ACNM Kitty Ernst “Young Whippersnapper,” largely for her development of the Denver Health Medical Center intrapartal midwifery service, and her directorship of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, DC. Jolles has been awarded teaching excellence awards in her role as faculty at Frontier Nursing University where she teaches quality assurance, quality improvement, midwifery led innovation, and health care finance. Jolles practices with the El Rio Community Health Center, Congress Street midwives, and attends births at Tucson Medical Center. Jolles is completing her second term as the Quality Section chair of the ACNM Division of Standards of Practice. Jolles’s contributions to the national quality movement include several appointed public council positions, ACNM liaison to the National Quality Forum, the Women’s Health Data Registry Alliance, the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care, and the National Partnership for Maternal Safety. As a scholar, her research utilizes the American Association of Birth Centers Perinatal Data Registry to evaluate quality and value care within populations of childbearing Medicaid beneficiaries.
MaryJane Lewitt, CNM, PhD (GA)
Dr. MaryJane Lewitt received her BSN and MN in nurse-midwifery from the University of Florida and completed her PhD in nursing at Emory University in 2013.She is currently the Nurse-Midwifery Co-Coordinator and incoming interim director at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.She has experience as a faculty member at Emory University and the University of Florida, and worked in private practices in the Atlanta area for more than 20 years.Dr. Lewitt’s contribution to ACNM began as a student leader to becoming the inaugural chair of the ACNM Student Committee.During this same time, she created and staffed a single provider nurse-midwifery service in inner city Atlanta.In 2007, she began her PhD education at Emory, which led to discovering the nurse-midwifery process of care entitled Shaping Birth.As a member of ACNM, she chaired the Public Relations Committee, served on the Membership Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force, Clinical guidelines Committee, the Quality and Safety Committee and the Archives Committee.In the broader APRN profession, MaryJane has fulfilled multiple roles including being the current chair of Georgia’s Coalition of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses working on statewide policy and legislative issues for all APRNs in Georgia.She has served the nurse-midwives of Georgia as ACNM Affiliate secretary, treasurer, vice-president and president.MaryJane received the prestigious national ACNM Kitty Ernst Award in 2000 and graduated from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Leadership at Harvard University after receiving the ACNM Foundation Leadership Development Fellowship.
Michael M. McCann, CNM, MS (GA)
Michael McCann received his BSN from Duquesne University in 1978, and worked as a labor and delivery nurse at the University of Chicago until 1980. He then served as an undergraduate teaching assistant in the Maternal-Child Nursing program at the University of Illinois and transitioned into the nurse-midwifery program. He took his boards in 1981 and started work as a staff CNM at Grady Memorial Hospital with the NHS Commissioned Corp until 1985. Since then he has worked at Wellstar Cobb Hospital for 30 years. During this time he has served in various leadership positions in the state and most recently served on the national level as the Region III Representative on the ACNM board for the last 5 years.
Ruth Mielke, CNM, MS, PhD (CA)
Dr. Mielke earned degrees from Emory University (BSN), University of Minnesota (MS), and Azusa Pacific University (PhD). She is the program director for the women’s health concentration (dual track nurse-midwifery/women’s health nurse practitioner) at California State University, Fullerton and is in full-scope midwifery practice at Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center in Los Angeles. She has been integral in three CNM/MD collaborative practices in Los Angeles. In 1991, Dr. Mielke founded the first nurse-midwifery practice in a private hospital, which continues to be the largest full-scope midwifery practice in Los Angeles County offering water birth and collaborative management of higher risk women. This practice was a finalist in the ACNM/ACOG collaborative practice call for papers. In 2001, she co-founded another collaborative practice providing full-scope care in two private community hospitals and at the present is hiring CNMs for a brand new hospital in an underserved area of Los Angeles that will promote physiologic birth. Her contributions to ACNM and ACMB include: past president and current regional representative for the California Nurse Midwives Association; contributor and reviewer for the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health; Division of Standards and Practice member; and consultant to AMCB disciplinary committee. She was recently invited to represent ACNM on the Council on Patient Safety/AIM Bundles Work Group on Interconception/Postpartum Care. Dr. Mielke is a contributor and associate editor for the Californian Journal of Health Promotion and is an advisory board member and regular presenter for Los Angeles Best Babies Network. Her research interests include gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes; particularly in Mexican-American women.
Kathleen A. Moriarty, CNM, CAFCI, PhD (MI)
Dr. Katie Moriarty graduated with her BScN from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, with dual MS degrees in perinatal nursing and nurse-midwifery along with a PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently Director of Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and oversees Maternal Child Initiatives at Detroit Wayne County Health Authority. Previously, Katie was Associate Director of the nurse-midwifery education program at the University of Michigan. She is the first midwife to attend and obtain certification by Acupuncture Canada and then was a pioneer in modeling and then implementing the first Integrative Healthcare and Complementary Therapies Clinic in pregnancy and reproductive women’s health. She has practiced full scope nurse-midwifery since 1993, in all birth settings. Dr. Moriarty has widely disseminated her work on supporting physiologic processes and integrative health care nationally and internationally. Katie has also innovatively used social media to expand public awareness of midwifery and the important role midwives play in advancing the health and well-being of women and newborns through blogging for the popular BBC program Call the Midwife. The blog is called Modern Day Midwives and this past season was picked up from Detroit Public Television by the national PBS station. Recently the Health Authority/WSUPG CNM Service launched a community nurse-midwifery team that strategically targets high risk geocodes along with the evidence-based NFP home visitation. Katie has served ACNM as the Michigan Affiliate member at large, and currently as Region IV Representative for the National ACNM Board of Directors.
Michelle Munroe, CNM, DNP (MD)
Michelle Munroe earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in nursing degrees from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Frontier Nursing University. She was instrumental in launching the Uniformed Services Chapter of ACNM which transitioned to the Uniformed Services Affiliate. Michelle has deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and has served in multiple leadership roles. She currently is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the Graduate School of Nursing at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and is a Consultant to the Army Surgeon General.
Leissa Roberts, CNM, DNP (UT)
Leissa Roberts is a Doctoral prepared nurse-midwife who has been faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing since 1993.She has an active clinical practice and enjoys all aspects of midwifery. Dr. Roberts is the primary author of the Coping With Labor Algorithm©, a tool which replaces the 0-10 Numeric Rating System for pain evaluation and documentation of laboring woman.She has consulted with multiple individuals and institutions on implementation of the Coping with Labor Algorithm©.Internationally, she received requests from Denmark, China, Qatar, Canada, Mexico, France, Kenya, Finland, and Germany for permission to use the Coping Algorithm©. The Coping Algorithm has been translated in to Spanish, French, and Danish. As a professor in nursing, she is also the Associate Dean of Faculty Practice, and is responsible for APRN faculty, facilitating interdisciplinary models of care and development of new faculty practice sites.She oversees 12 different faculty practices and is responsible for 40 faculty in those practices.She has increased revenue generation in Faculty Practice from less than $500K per year to over $4.5 million per year. The Midwifery practice is owned and operated by the College and has existed for over 35 years. Dr. Roberts was the first nurse in Utah to be recognized as a Health Care Hero and has received this honor twice. She received the American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Advocate Award for Excellence in 2013.She was the recipient of the National Perinatal Association’s 2013 Individual Contribution to Maternal Child Health Award.
Nicole Anne Rouhana, CNM, FNP-BC, PhD (NY)
For 30 years Dr. Nicole Rouhana has cared for women and families while practicing domestically and internationally. An alumnus of the nurse-midwifery program at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, she expanded her scope of practice by becoming FNP-BC in 2000 at Stony Brook University. Her PhD, from Binghamton University, focused on rural and vulnerable populations and improving health care outcomes among the underserved. Since 1990, she provided full scope midwifery care in a variety of rural counties of New York and Pennsylvania. In 1994, Dr. Rouhana was instrumental in developing the first distance nurse- midwifery education program in New York State at Stony Brook University. While serving on faculty and as Director of the nurse-midwifery and perinatal women’s health NP program there, she received the A.C.N.M. Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award (2006, 2008, and 2011), Dean’s Excellence Award for Teaching (2011), Kappa Gamma Excellence Award in Education (2010), March of Dimes Nursing Excellence Award (2011), and New York State March of Dimes Dolgin Recipient Award (2006). An ACNM member for 25 years, Dr. Rouhana is recognized as a leader and mentor at local, state, and national levels. She has served on Division of Research and DOME, and currently serves on the Division of Education as Section Chair of Continuing Education. She is also a fellow of the National Rural Health Association. Currently Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Nursing Programs at Binghamton University Decker School of Nursing, her research focuses on HPV vaccine acceptance.
Máiri Breen Rothman, CNM, MSN (MD)
Máiri Breen Rothman has been a midwife since 1996, in every possible setting. Her work on midwifery legislation earned her the 2010 ACNM Policy Award. She has helped to start 2 birth centers, and currently co-directs a home birth service, M.A.M.A.S., Inc., winner of 2014 ACNM National Best Practice Award. She has taught students from numerous programs and was recently given Georgetown’s 2015 Midwifery Advocate Award. She is Region II Representative to the ACNM board and a member of the Home Birth Section. Mairi has led Heart of Midwifery at the Annual Meeting since 2001. She has collaborated with a midwives association in rural El Salvador since 2005, and hopes to help them get to ICM in Toronto in 2017.
Kim P. Shaughnessy, CNM, MS, BSN, Commander, Nurse Corps, United States Navy (VA)
Kim Shaughnessy earned her BSN from Villanova University, and her MS from Georgetown University. She was a founding member of the ACNM Uniformed Services Committee, and served as the first vice-president of the Uniformed Services Affiliate. Kim has held a variety of assignments within the Military Health System, serving in several leadership roles including department head, assistant director, and director of surgical services. As the department head in Okinawa, she coordinated the local response plan for pregnant evacuees and their families coming from Yokosuka after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. She is currently the Department Chief for Obstetrics and Gynecology at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.
Tanya Tanner, CNM, RN, MBA, PhD (CO)
Dr. Tanya Tanner received her PhD from the University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing, her master’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix, and her Master of Science with a focus in midwifery from the University of Utah. She is currently faculty at Frontier Nursing University and practices clinically at the Aurora Nurse-Midwives in Denver, CO. Dr. Tanner is the current secretary of the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB), member of the AMCB Certificate Maintenance Committee, section chair of the Clinical Standards and Documents Section of the ACNMDivisionof Standards and Practice, and chair of ACNM's Healthy Birth Initiative™. She is the past 2 term treasurer of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, has served on the ACNM Finance and Audit committee, and has served as chapter chair, secretary, and research committee chair. Sheis a member of the A.C.N.M. Foundation Board of Trustees andis a past board member of the Colorado Nurses Association. Dr. Tanner has published and presented nationally and internationally about topics related to midwifery, physiologic birth, and midwifery education. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, and Frontier Nursing University Honor Societies, and is a past recipient of theColorado State Nightingale Award for Clinical Practice in Advocacy. She is also a past recipient of theA.C.N.M. Foundation Fellowship for Graduate Education and is a recipient of the A.C.N.M. Foundation Excellence in Teaching award.
Nell Tharpe, CNM, CRNFA, MS (ME)
Nell Tharpe is from East Boothbay, Maine. She obtained her certificate in nurse-midwifery from the State University of New York and received her Master of Science degree in midwifery from Philadelphia University. Nell’s extensive clinical experience includes full scope midwifery, including both physiologic birth and surgical first assisting. Nell is the original author of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery and Women’s Health, and she is the lead author of the ACNM Handbook The Midwife as Surgical First Assistant. Nell currently teaches as adjunct faculty at Philadelphia University and she functions as an independent perinatal and women’s health consultant.
Melissa Ann Willmarth-Stec, CNM, RN, APRN, DNP (OH)
Dr. Melissa (Missi) Willmarth-Stec is an associate professor and the program director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. She has been a practicing nurse-midwife for 10 years and currently serves as chair of the ACNM Division of Education. She has been instrumental in the redevelopment of the onsite and online student exam preparation courses as well as the ACNM Exam Prep workbook. Dr. Willmarth-Stec was the 2011 Kitty Ernst award winner and was most recently named a 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator. In early 2016, she will take her midwifery skills abroad to South Africa where she will achieve a personal and professional goal by serving the most underserved women and children through the Topsy organization.
Laura Zeidenstein, CNM, DNP (NY)
Laura Zeidenstein received her MSN from Yale (1988) and DNP from Columbia (2005). Dr. Zeidenstein has worked in New York City throughout her midwifery career in out-of-hospital birth centers, public health service, and private practice. She was a co-founder of the Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center, successor to the Maternity Center Association Birth Center in NYC. She has been a key participant in Midwifery of Manhattan, a private midwifery practice, since it opened in 2003. She is a former editor of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health and has published commentaries on topics such as midwife grief, LGBT, and conscious birth language. Dr. Zeidenstein is Project Director of a collaborative MCH project between Columbia University School of Nursing and a NGO public health system, Gonoshasthaya Kendra, in Bangladesh. In 2015 she produced an educational video: Filling the Gap: Safe and Effective Training for Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) in Low Resource Countries. Dr. Zeidenstein is an associate professor of nursing and has served as Program Director of Columbia’s nurse-midwifery education program since 2002.
To learn more about ACNM’s 2015 Fellows, please contact Damaris Hay, ACNM Media Relations Specialist at (240) 485-1856 or via e-mail at [email protected].
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. With roots dating to 1929, ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health. ACNM reviews research, administers and promotes continuing education programs, and works with organizations, state and federal agencies, and members of Congress to advance the well-being of women and infants through the practice of midwifery. More information about ACNM can be found at www.midwife.org8403 Colesville Road, Ste. 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374 • Phone: (240) 485-1800 • Fax: (240) 485-1818 •