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Release Date: 10/08/2015

The Women & Infants Health Care Alliance has welcomed four new providers to its Women’s Care, Inc. office.

Jennifer L. Hopley, RN, MSM, comes to Women’s Care, Inc. from Baystate Midwifery and Women’s Health of Springfield, MA, where she completed her midwife student clinical experience in ambulatory women’s health. Hopley received her bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University and her master’s in midwifery from Philadelphia University.

Lisa H. Pile, RN, MSN, received her master’s in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She currently serves as clinical adjunct faculty for Maternal Child Health at Aurora University in Illinois and Chamberlain College of Nursing. She joins Women’s Care, Inc. after serving as relief charge, triage, OR circulator and staff RN for the Labor and Delivery Unit at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL.

Tania Richard, MSN, CNM, joins Women’s Care from OB/GYN Associates, Inc. Richard earned her bachelor’s of science in nursing at South University and her master’s of science in nursing and master’s in health sciences at Georgetown University. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Christian F. Roman-Rodriguez, MD, received his bachelor’s degree from Boston College and his medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. Dr. Roman-Rodriguez completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Nassau University Medical Center where he served a stint as administrative chief resident. Dr. Roman-Rodriguez’ research interests include polycystic ovarian syndrome and high blood pressure in pregnancy, and medical education. Additionally, he is fluent in Spanish and consistently strives to close communication gaps with the Hispanic patient community.

The Alliance is a group of four obstetrics/gynecology practices who have partnered with Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital. Through the Alliance, this new model of care advances health care quality while working collaboratively toward increasing standards of excellence.

Women’s Care, Inc. has offices in Providence, Pawtucket, Woonsocket and East Greenwich, Rhode Island. For more information or to book an appointment, visit Women's Care.

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About Women & Infants Hospital

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women’s medicine, Women & Infants is the 9th largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country and the largest in New England with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year. A Designated Baby-Friendly® USA hospital, U.S.News & World Report 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospital in Neonatology and a 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital, in 2009 Women & Infants opened what was at the time the country’s largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit.

Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation’s first mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.

Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiography; a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.
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