The work of the DOR and CC is guided by senior advisors who hold expertise in maternal-infant health and midwifery care as practitioners and scholars.
Saraswathi Vedam RM FACNM MSN Sci D (h.c.)
Senior Advisor for the MANA Division of Research
Saraswathi Vedam RM FACNM MSN Sci D (h.c.) is Associate Professor at the Division of Midwifery in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, and founder of the UBC Midwifery Faculty Practice, Birth & Beyond.
Lawrence (Larry) Leeman, MD, MPH received his degree from University of California, San Francisco in 1988 and completed residency training in Family Medicine at UNM. He practiced rural Family Medicine at the Zuni/Ramah Indian Health Service Hospital for six years.