Statewide Perinatal Care Program
The Statewide Perinatal Care Program provides professional training, development of standards/guidelines of care, consultation to regional and primary providers and evaluation of the quality of care delivered to reduce the mortality and morbidity of infants. Through a contract with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, these services are provided to all hospitals that perform deliveries. More intensive services are directed toward the following regional centers: two tertiary care centers, and 10 secondary centers.
Newsletters from the Statewide Perinatal Care Program
The statewide Perinatal care Program provides two quarterly newsletters to providers of obstetrical and newborn care.
- Progeny provides information to hospital-based staff caring for mothers and infants.
- The Iowa Perinatal Letter provides clinically-oriented information to family physicians.
For more information:
Dr. Jeffrey L. Segar, MD
Program Director, Neonatologist
Department of Pediatrics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1083
Stephanie Trusty, BSN
Iowa Department of Public Health
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075
You may also use the "Contact Us" page to submit questions online.