Alison Palmer, APRN has worked much of her career in high risk obstetric settings, and has her certification as a women's health nurse practitioner. She received her undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees from Boston College. As the perinatal mental health nurse coordinator at Elliot Hospital she established and operates the organization's Postpartum Emotional Support Program and Perinatal Mood Disorder Taskforce. As a member of AWHONN and the NH State Coordinator for Postpartum Support International, Alison's clinical focus is to improve awareness of perinatal mental health initiatives and relative evidenced-based practice among nurses, obstetric, and pediatric health providers in the community. She has been funded by grants awarded from the Endowment for Health to develop and implement a standard of care for perinatal mood disorders within the Elliot Health System. Her clinical subspecialty skills in reproductive mental health complement her comprehensive approach to caring for women in general health promotion, gynecological disorders, pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, perinatal loss, and the transition to menopause.