Minnesota Perinatal Organization (MPO) was founded in 1974 as a multidisciplinary association of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving perinatal health. We provide up-to-date information on perinatal care practices, services and technical advancements and a great opportunity to network with professionals from the region.
Our Mission is to optimize perinatal health in Minnesota through education.
Minnesota now has a Perinatal Quality Collaborative!
Founded in part by the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Perinatal Organization, the purpose of the Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MNPQC) is to improve maternal and infant health outcomes, with a particular focus on decreasing racial and ethnic health disparities. Learn More...
MNPQC representatives from Minnesota at the National PQC Conference in Atlanta GA. From left to right: Anne W, MDH; Katie L, MDH; Phillip R, MPO; Susan C, MDH; Susan B, MPO
2018 Kunsche Award Winner
Jeanne Mrozek, MD, Neonatologist & MPO Past President
MPO's Kunsche Award is given during our annual fall conference to a member of the perinatal healthcare field for outstanding service and continued commitment to Minnesota Perinatal Organization and its membership. Learn More...
As Amy Langenfeld’s MPO Board position comes to an end, we would like to thank her for her contributions to our organization. Best of luck to you Amy!
Amy Langenfeld, MS, RN, PHN, APRN, CNM, SANE-A attended the University Of Minnesota for both undergraduate (Nursing) and graduate (Midwifery) school. Her clinic work is primarily with women and families who have experienced multi-generational sexual violence, human trafficking, and drug and alcohol dependence at much higher rates than national averages.
Amy is the only Advanced Practice Nurse to ever be a featured Continuing Medical Education Lecturer for Minnesota physicians via the Minnesota Medical Association and is a 2015 recipient of the Minnesota Department of Human Resources Commissioners Circle of Excellence for her innovative care delivery to opioid addicted Native American Women. She presents at conferences for multiple disciplines effected by the opioid epidemic and has been featured in a documentary, press, webinars, and has been interviewed on radio regarding her work with pregnant opioid addicts.