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Team & Partners

We are blessed to have a super team of practitioners with decades of experience catching babies.

 
 
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Clinical DirectoR: Donna Roosa, MS, CNM

As our Clinical Director, Donna is responsible for the direction, provision, and quality of clinical services provided to patients. Donna is the co-founder of Avalon Midwives, A highly successful comprehensive midwifery practice with offices in Morristown and West Caldwell. Donna has been practicing as a Midwife since 1991 and prior to that served as a Labor and Delivery Nurse.

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Collaborating Physician - Dr. David Garfinkel, MD, FACOG

As our physician consultant, Dr. Garfinkel is responsible for the quality of medical care provided. He has approved the birth center's admission criteria and all policies, procedures and protocols related to the medical management of care.

Dr Garfinkel has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the community since 1993. His practice, One to One FemaleCare has offices in Morristown, Bedminster and Montville. Dr. Garfinkel has proudly become the exclusive physician consultant and back up group for the majority of midwives in Morris County, NJ.

 

Nursing Staff

 
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ALENA HABINA, RN

Prior coming to the United States, I was a midwife in the Czech Republic. I have been working as a labor and delivery nurse for over 5 years. I have two girls, Karlie and Alex. My plan for the future is to continue with my nursing education and become a midwife in the US. 

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Linda Hoffman, RN

I have been a practicing Labor & Delivery Nurse for close to 4 decades. I bring all of that knowledge and experience when caring for patients. I put a strong emphasis on creating environments conducive to patient recovery and well-being. I am a strong advocate for natural childbirth and love working with the midwives.

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MAUREEN COPPOLINO, RN

I started my nursing career 8 years ago at Morristown Medical Center. I have been caring for women in Labor and Delivery for 6 years. I’m also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. It will be my privilege to serve women and their families at Our Birthing Center.

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Terri Schulok, RN

I have been a Labor and Delivery nurse for over 10 years and I truly love my job. I have taken extra classes to support my patients in natural childbirth and to assist them with breastfeeding. I am also a certified nurse in Obstetrics.

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Bethann Anderson, RN, LCCE, CD(DONA)

Bethann has been in the birth field for over eighteen years.  From the moment she started her career she fell in love with the birth process and viewed it as a true miracle.  She has been a Lamaze certified childbirth educator (LCCE) for almost ten years, is a certified birth doula (CD) through Doulas of North America (DONA), and is currently pursuing her certification as a HypnoBirthing® childbirth educator (HBCE). 

 
 
 
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Partners