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University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

Sheila St. John


Access to recorded sessions of the


13th Annual Scientific Assembly of the IIRRM

held July 27, 2016 at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana


Scientific Articles of the Past Ten Years, Noteworthy for the IIRRM   Kyle Beiter, MD, CFCMC (power point slides only)
Dr. Beiter is Board Certified in OBGyn, practicing at the Gianna Center in New Jersey, USA, following completion of a fellowship at the Pope Paul VI Institute in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended medical school at Ohio State University and completed his residency at Maricopa Medical Center, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Navigating the Tube   Amie Holmes, MD, CFCMC (power point slides only)
Dr. Holmes
opened a NaPro practice at St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, California, upon completion of a fellowship at the Pope Paul VI Institute in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended medical school at Ohio Sate University, College of Medicine and Public Health, and her OBGyn residency at the West Penn Allegheny Health System in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and John Peter Smith Hosptial in Forth Worth, Texas.

Abstract Presentation: Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Through Stress Management  Presenter: Christine Silverstein, EdD, RN
Dr. Silverstein
has over twenty years of experience as a performance coach, behavioral health nurse, wellness educator, and clinical hypnotherapist, with a  specialty working with children, teens, young adults, and women with fertility challenges

When NFP Fails   Anthony Caruso, MD   
Dr. Caruso
was a private practitioner in Reproductive Medicine and an Assistant Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago, before leaving the field of Reproductive Endocrinology in 2010, to devote his medical practice to the care of women consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church. 

Abstract Presentation: Creighton Model System: Brazilian Preliminary Experience Presenter: Carolina Delage Beltran, MD, CFCMC         
Other Authors: Bianca Tissa Bagatim Siqueira, Tatiana Machado Miliante de Melo  and Ana Carolina Beltran Cagne
Dr. Beltran has a Post Graduate degree in Clinical Gynaecologic Endocrinology from Santa Casa de Misericórdia São Paulo, a fellowship in Gynaecologic Laparoscopic Surgery at Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, and is the only NaPro OBGyn in Brazil.

Abstract Presentation: Systematic Evaluation of Fertility Apps for Avoiding Pregnancy Presenter: Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP
Other Authors: Alison Contreras, Elizabeth Jensen, Amina White
Dr. Duane, a board certified family physician, is co-founder and Executive Team Leader of FACTS – the Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science, a project under the umbrella of the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC), and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Noninvasive methods to improve embryo implantation and the knowledge of implantation can lead to novel treatments for medical disorders.  Jerome Check, MD, PhD             
Dr. Check is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division Head of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ. and board certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has published over seven hundred fifty manuscripts in medical journals, and regularly presents his research at medical conference worldwide.

IIRRM Research Update   Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC   
Dr. Stanford is a Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, and Director of Research, International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.   

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