MomsWell Team

  

Maureen Fura, Co-founder, CEO

Maureen has spent the last 10 years building key relationships with policymakers, advocates, leaders, survivors, scientists, researchers, providers, and families to close the gaps in maternal mental health care. She is a survivor of a Maternal Mental Health disorder, and the Director, Writer, and Producer of the Dark Side of the Full Moon, the first documentary film exposing the gaps in care in the United States. She was a founding member of the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health and successfully lead the first national social media awareness campaign for Maternal Mental Health Week for four years. She is currently a Postpartum Support International volunteer for Miami and support group facilitator.

Dr. Jason James, CMO

Dr. Jason James is a leader in obstetrics and maternal mental health care. He is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who has been in private practice in the Miami area since 2003. He is the immediate past Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is currently the Vice President of the Medical Staff at Baptist Hospital. Dr. James was named the 2010 ACOG Issue of the Year Research Award Recipient for postpartum depression research. His leadership has spearheaded routine screening practices for new moms in a large volume hospital in south Florida for the past ten years. Dr. James has received numerous awards, including the Patients’ Choice Recognition, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and America’s On-Time Physicians every year since 2008

Melissa Guevara, Co-founder, COO

Melissa is an entrepreneur with a passion for improving patient outcomes through technology. With a background in operations, management and technology, businesses have enjoyed marked improvements by implementing processes Melissa created both on the frontend – through clear content and communications, and on the backend – through leading and managing teams and improving the processes and tools they use daily. Focused on constant improvement, problem-solving is what she does best. Where some may see a problem, she sees an opportunity to improve.