Pablo Rodriguez, MD
Pablo Rodriguez, MD, is chair of the Women & Infants Health Care Alliance, president and CEO at Women's Care, former medical director of Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island and a clinical associate professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
He is a well known community leader and an active participant in civic and charitable organizations both locally and nationally. He is past chairman of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in Washington, DC and has also been chair of the Rhode Island Foundation, the International Institute of RI, the Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee, RI Project AIDS, and led the effort for the $1.5 million Capital Campaign to benefit Progreso Latino, the leading social service agency for new immigrants. He was actively involved in the Health Care Reform Commission in charge of drafting the Rite Care legislation in Rhode Island and has been involved in numerous health department initiatives such as chairman of the Minority Health Advisory Committee and the Preventive Health Advisory Commission.
He has received numerous awards for his community involvement including the Community Service Award from the American Medical Association in 1994 and Planned Parenthood of RI in 1996. In 1996 he was named a Community Hero Torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay of the 1996 Olympics. He received the Bertram Jaffee Award for advocacy in public health, given by the RI Public Health Association. The John Hope Settlement House also gave him their highest honor, the Paris Vaughn Sterett Award for community service and the Ministers Alliance bestowed him with the Martin Luther King Service Award. Rhode Island Monthly magazine has included him twice in their "Top Doctors" edition. Host of radio and television programs, he is currently featured in "Hablemos" and "Nuestra Salud" on WELH 88.1 FM, Latino Public Radio, where he also serves as chairman and CEO.
Carroll A. Medeiros, MD
Carroll Medeiros, MD, is a partner at Women's Care. A graduate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, she completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Medeiros is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She is conversant in English, Spanish and French.
Fiona B. Clement, CNM
Fiona B. Clement, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife with Women's Care, Inc. A graduate of the John Radcliffe School of Midwifery in Oxford, England, she is also certified from the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing. Clement also earned a master's of public health with a concentration in maternal child health from Boston University. She is board certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
Debra L. Goldman, MD
Debra L. Goldman, MD, grew up in Cincinnati, OH. Her interest in women’s issues began while earning her bachelor's of arts degree at Vassar College. She then went on to medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Goldman completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology in 2002 at Women & Infants Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Goldman joined Women’s Care after completing her residency program. She has continued her involvement in education and is a clinical assistant professor at Brown University. She also is an associate team chief in the obstetrics and gynecology residency program at Women & Infants and received the Top Community-Based Faculty Teacher of the Year Award. Dr. Goldman is on the board of managers of Women & Infants' Health Care Alliance whose mission is to foster continuous quality improvement in the women’s health services available in the community. Dr. Goldman’s areas of interest include minimally invasive in-office procedures, normal and high-risk obstetrics, infertility evaluation and early management, menopausal health, and general gynecology and surgery.
Linda Nanni, MS, CNM
Linda Nanni has been a certified nurse midwife (CNM) for nearly three decades. She came to Rhode Island in 1984 to begin a midwifery service at the Rhode Island Group Health Association. She supervised that service for six years. She has been in private practice since then. Linda is the past chairperson of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and remains actively involved in statewide affairs that affect maternal child health. She has been an advisor to the Department of Health on various issues including Rite Care, prescription privileges for CNMs, and barriers to the practice for midwives. She currently sits on the Midwifery Council of the RI Department of Health where she advised the director on statewide midwifery issues. She currently is the regional representative to the American College of Nurse Midwives where she represents all the New England states. She has been active and continues to be committed to the training of midwifery students and is currently on the teaching staff of Yale University and the Frontier School of Midwifery and Philadelphia University. She has been with Women's Care since June 1996 and is the director of the midwifery service here. She is passionate about providing access to midwifery care and helping women have a safe and satisfying childbirth experience.
Erika L. Klein, MD
Erika Klein, MD, is a gynecologist at Women's Care. A graduate of New York University and Case Western Reserve University, she completed her residency at Baystate Medical Center. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Klein's interests include women's health maintenance, gynecologic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, reproductive health, fertility, menopause, and pelvic complaints.