The Administrative Perinatal Center is located in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and can be contacted by:

Phone: 312-996-4390
Fax: 312-413-0264
Mailing Address:
UIC Perinatal Center, M/C 808
Room 217, 911 Bldg.
820 South Wood Street
Chicago,  Illinois 60612
Perinatal Center Staff
The Staff of the Administrative Perinatal Center includes two Medical Co-directors, one in obstetrics and one in neonatology, an Administrator, two Outreach Educators, an Office Supervisor, and a Data Manager.
Akhil Maheshwari, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Perinatal Center Neonatal Co-Director
Phone: 312-996-4185
Maripat Zeschke, RNC-EFM, MSN
Perinatal Network Administrator:
Phone 312-996-4190
Shirley Scott MS, APN 
Perinatal Outreach Educator
Phone 312-996-9633

Anna Calix
Perinatal Coordinator
Phone 312-996-4390

Szilvia Kruss, MPH
GIS Data Analyst
Phone 312-996-4390
Neonatal Outreach Educator
Phone 312-996-0818


Responsibilities of the UIC Administrative Perinatal Center
The University of Illinois Administrative Perinatal Centers is responsible for:
·         Providing educational programs to ensure optimal perinatal care
·         Designing and implementing IDPH’s Quality Improvement (CQI) Program within its Region / Network of hospitals
·         Collecting and analyzing data
·         Conducting quarterly perinatal morbidity and mortality reviews with Network Hospitals
·         Conducting Site Reviews at Network Hospitals to evaluate perinatal services and outcomes 
·         Monitoring the maternal and neonatal transport system
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