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Curriculum Vitae

Bruce I. Rose, M.D., Ph.D.


Address:

Infertility Solutions, P.C.
1275 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Suite #3
Allentown, PA 18103
phone (610) 776-1027
fax (610) 776-4149

Marital status: Married, 1976

Children: David, 1985; Sean, 1990; Catherine, 1991

EDUCATION

Stetson University, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, 1972

University of Chicago, M.S., 1973

University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1976

University of Miami, M.D., 1982

POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center--Flexible Internship--1982-1983

Stanford University Hospital--Residency in OB/GYN--1983-1986

University of Miami--Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
(Director: William LeMaire)--1986-1988

EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

University of Chicago--Instructor 1975-1976
Department of Mathematics

Simon Fraser University--Postdoctoral Assistant 1976
Department of Mathematics

University of Notre Dame--Assistant Professor 1977-1980
Department of Mathematics

Pennsylvania State University--Assistant Professor 1988-1990
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acting Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology

Hahnemann University--Clinical Assistant Professor 1993-1995

Penn State University--Clinical Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 1995-1997

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MEDICAL LICENSES

Pennsylvania 1988

California 1985 (inactive)

Florida 1985 (inactive)

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1986

Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1988-1990

Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990-2005

Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1996-2016

St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1997-2016

CMC, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1998-2006


Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 2006-2013

 

SPECIALTY BOARD STATUS

National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate, 1983

American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, 1992, annual renewal from 1999

Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, l997, annual renewal from 1999

Advanced Operative laparoscopy, Accreditation Board of Gynecologist Laparoscopy, l995

Advanced Operative hysteroscopy, Accreditation Board of Gynecologist Hysteroscopy, l995

Reproductive Cryobank Specialist, American Association of Tissue Banks, l995

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PRESENT AND PRIOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 1985 to present

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1983

American Society of Andrology, 1988

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, 1989

American Association of Tissue Banks, l990

American Society for Reproductive Medicine; The Society of Male Reproduction and Urology- l997; Society of Reproductive Surgeons- 1990; Society for Advanced Reproductive Technology- l993; Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists- l997

North American Menopause Society, 2008

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PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1. Rose BI, and Baldwin J: Aleph-zero categoricity and stability in rings. Journal of Algebra, 45:1-16, 1977.

2. Rose BI: Model theory of alternative rings. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, 19:215-243, 1978.

3. Rose BI: Rings which admit elimination of quantifiers, Journal of Symbolic Logic, 43:92-112, 1978.

4. Rose BI: The aleph-one categoricity of strictly upper triangular matrix rings over algebraically closed fields. Journal of Symbolic Logic, 43:250-259, 1978.

5. Rose BI: On the model theory of finite dimensional algebras. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, 40:21-39, 1980.

6. Rose BI: Preservation of elementary equivalence under scalar extension. Journal of Symbolic Logic, 40:21-39, 1982.

7. Rose BI: Prime quantifier eliminable rings. Journal of the London Mathematical Society, 21:257-262, 1980.

8. Rose BI and Woodrow R: Ultrahomogeneous structures. Zeitschrift fur Mathematische Logik and Grundlagen der Mathematik, 2:1-8, 1981.

9. Rose BI and Stafford R: An elementary course in mathematical symmetry. American Mathematical Monthly, 88:59-64, 1981.

10. Rose BI: "The Resident's Friend", copyright 1984, Comprehensive data management program for medical residents for Apple II-type computers. (Reviewed in JAMA 1986, 255:415, 1986; Annals Internal Med, 103:649, 1985; Computer News for Physicians, 3(12):9, 1985).

11. Rose BI: Computer support for interns and residents: Better patient care through computing. Resident and Staff Physician, 32:98-105, 1986.

12. Rose BI, Holbrook RH, Wyner J, Cohen S, and Ueland K: Efficacy of doppler echocardiography in the evaluation of aortic stenosis during pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 69:531-432, 1987.

13. Rose BI: Is Hyskon safe for routine gynecological surgery? Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 32:134-136, 1987.

14. Rose BI and McCallum WD: A method for estimating fetal weight utilizing biparietal diameter, mean abdominal diameter and fetal length. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 69:671-675, 1987. (Tables reprinted in Callen PW, ed: Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, W.B. Saunders Company, p. 484, 1987).

15. Catanzarite VA and Rose BI: How accurate are late ultrasound scans in gestational age and fetal weight assessment? American Journal of Perinatology, 4:147-151, 1987.

16. Rose BI, Spencer R, Hensleigh P, and Fainstat T: Resolution of oliguria in a preeclamptic after treatment with magnesium sulfate. Journal of Perinatology, 7:215-216, 1987.

17. Rose BI and Lamb E: Estimating gestational age with multiple simultaneous predictors using Bayes' theorem, American Journal of Perinatology, 5:44-50, 1988.

18. Rose BI: Abbreviated tables for estimating fetal weight by ultrasound. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 33:298-300, 1988. (Tables reprinted in: Kawamura H, Berman M, Craig: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, J.B. Lippincott Co.).

19. Rose BI, Graff S, Spencer R, Hensleigh P, and Fainstat T: Major congenital anomalies in infants of insulin dependent diabetic mothers with elevated glycosylated hemoglobin levels, Journal of Perinatology, 8:309-311, 1988.

20. Rose BI and Fainstat T: Persisting ectopic pregnancy after segmental resection, International Journal of Fertility, 33:257-258, 1988.

21. Tsuiki A, Rose BI, and Hung TT: Steroid profiles of follicular fluids from a patient with the empty follicle syndrome. Fertility and Sterility, 49:104-107, 1988.

22. Rose BI and Koos RD: The effect of human follicular fluid in endothelial cells: Proliferation and DNA synthesis, Biology of Reproduction, 39:88-95, 1988.

23. Rose BI, LeMaire WJ, Jeffers LJ: Macromastia in a patient treated with penicillamine and oral contraceptives, Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 35:43-45, 1990.

24. Rose BI, MacNeill C, Larrain R, Kopreski M: Abdominal Instillation of High-Molecular-Weight Dextran or Lactated Ringer's Solution After Laparoscopic Surgery: A Randomized Comparison of the Effect on Weight Change. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 36:537-539, 1991.

25. Rose BI: A conservative low cost superovulation regimen. International Journal of Fertility, 37:339-342,1992.

26. Rose BI: The use of a single intrauterine insemination of defrosted cryopreserved sperm for therapeutic donor insemination. International Journal of Fertility, 39:140-144, 1994.

27. Rose BI: Sperm motility, morphology, hyperactivation, and ionophore induced acrosome reactions after overnight incubation with mycoplasma species. Fertility and Sterility, 61:341-348, 1994.

28. Rose BI: Laparoscopic management of polycystic ovarian disease. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7:273-276, 1995.

29. Rose BI: Pregnancy in women under 35 with elevated early follicular phase follicle-stimulating hormone levels. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 41:201-204, 1996.

30. Rose BI: Ovarian Drilling in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Journal of the American Association of Gynecologist Laparoscopy, 3:461-468, l996.

31. Pasqualotto EB, Agarwal A, Sharma RK, Izzo VM, Pinotti JA, Joshi NJ, and Rose BI: The Effect of Oxidative Stress in Follicular Fluid on the Outcome of Assisted Reproductive Procedures. Fertility and Sterility, 81:973-6, 2004.

32. Rose BI, Laky DC: Polar body fragmentation in IVM oocytes is associated with impaired fertilization and embryo development. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 30:679-682, 2013.

(doi:10.1007/s10815-013-9982-4)

33.  Rose BI, Laky DC: A comparison of the Cook single lumen immature ovum IVM needle to the Steiner-Tan pseudo double lumen flushing needle for oocyte retrieval for IVM. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 30:855-860, 2013.

(doi: 10.1007/s10815-013-0006-1)

34. Rose BI, Laky DC, Miller B: The case for IVM: Lower cost and more patient friendly. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 59:571-578, 2014.

35. Rose BI: A new treatment to avoid severe ovarian hyperstimulation utilizing insights from in vitro maturation therapy. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 31(2):195-198, 2014.

(doi: 10.1007/s10815-013-0143-6)

36. Rose BI: Follicle flushing for oocyte retrieval: targeted analysis for patients with few follicles. IVF lite: Journal of Minimal Stimulation IVF, 1: 75-80, 2014.

(doi: 10.4103/2348-2907.140119 )

37. Rose BI: The potential for letrozole use in priming in vitro maturation cycles. Facts, Views, and Vision in ObGyn, 6(3): 150-155, 2014.

38. Rose BI: Approaches to oocyte retrieval for advanced reproductive technology cycles planning to utilize in vitro maturation: a review of the many choices to be made.  Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 14(11): 1409-1419, 2014.

(doi: 10.1007/s10815-014-0334-9)

39. Rose BI: The inhibitory impact of national IVF registries on the development of gentle IVF cycles in the United States. Austin Journal of Invitro Fertilization, 1(1): 1-2, 2014.

40. Rose BI, Laky DC, Rose SD: A comparison of the use of clomiphene citrate and letrozole in
patients undergoing IVF with the objective of producing only one or two embryos. Facts, Views, and Vision in ObGyn, 7 (2): 119-125, 2015.

41. Rose BI: The case for more active management of endometrial development in IVM: Decreasing the miscarriage rate and increasing the clinical pregnancy rate. Journal of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, to appear, 2016.

42. Rose BI, Rose CS: Case Report: The use of advanced reproductive technologies while breastfeeding: A role for in vitro maturation. Obstet Gynecol Cases Rev, 3: to appear, 2016

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. "Avoidance of Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation with IVM Treatment" in DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO MATURATION FOR HUMAN OOCYTES: Natural and Mild Approaches to Clinical Infertility Treatment, edited by Ri-Cheng Chian, MSc., PhD, Geeta Nargund, MD, Jack YJ. Huang, MD, PhD., Springer, to appear 2016.

 

FACULTY PRECEPTOR FOR RESIDENT RESEARCH AT LVH

1. 1993, Sungji Chai, The diagnostic characteristics of atypical endometriosis.

2. 1993, Craig Sobolewski, Tissue effects of the argon beam coagulator on myomectomies.

3. 1994, Theresa Baseski, Is seminal mycoplasma associated with increased pregnancy loss?

4. 1994, Denise McHugh, Effects of cancer and cancer therapy on male fertility.

5. 1994, Julio Lemus, Sperm separation techniques.

MEDICAL ABSTRACTS

1. Rose BI: AND Koos RD: Human follicular fluid is not mitogenic for fetal bovine aortic endothelial cells. Proceedings of the Primate Ovary Symposium, Serono Symposia, Beaverton, Oregon, May 16-17, 1987.

2. Steck E, Hirisave V, Ohlsson-Wilhelm B, and Rose BI: The evaluation of sperm preparation techniques using the sperm chromatin structure. Assay, XIV International Meeting of the Society for Analytic Cytology, Ashville, North Carolina, March 18-23, 1990.

3. Rose BI, Hirisave V, Steck E, and Ohlsson-Wilhelm B: The evaluation of common separation methods for human sperm using the sperm chromatin structure assay, 1990 Annual Meeting, American Society of Andrology, Columbia, South Carolina, April 6-9, 1990.

4. Rose BI, McNeil C, Larrain R, Chang M: Randomized comparison of the effect of weight change of the instillation of Hyskon or Ringer's lactate into the abdomen after laparoscopic surgery. International Congress of Gynecological Endoscopy, Orlando, Florida, November 14-18, 1990.

5. Rose BI: The use of a single timed intrauterine insemination with defrosted cryopreserved sperm. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District III, Orlando, Florida, October 16-18, 1991.

6. Rose BI, Pasqualotto EB, Joshi NJ, Sharma RK, Maher NB, and Agarwal A: Role of lipid peroxidation and total antioxidant capacity in follicular fluid and pregnancy outcome of women undergoing assisted reproduction. American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, Canada, September 25-30, 1999.

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MEDICAL RESEARCH GRANTS

1. Does the sperm rise selection technique select a genetically better subpopulation? BRSG Grant 507RR05680 through The Pennsylvania State University, 1989, $3,140.

2. The effect of mycoplasma on sperm function, Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust Research Grant, 1990, $25,170.

SERVICE TO THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY

Editorial Board: Austin Journal of Invitro Fertilization

Editorial Board: Journal of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Frequent referee for Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

Occasional referee for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Occasional referee for Zygote

Occasional referee for Fertility Sterility

Occasional referee for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Consultant for Blue Shield of Pennsylvania 1988-1990

 

MATHEMATICAL RESEARCH GRANT

National Science Foundation Faculty Research Grant 1978-1979.

HOSPITAL / PRACTICE ACTIVITIES

Pharmacy Committee, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, 1989-1990.

Acting Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology, M. S. Hershey Medical Center, 1989-1990

Medical Director, Male Fertility Assessment Laboratory, 1990-present.

Executive Committee, Department of Ob/Gyn, Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1990-1995.

Medical Director, Lehigh Valley Sperm Bank, 1991-present.

Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1990-l995.

Institutional Review Board, Lehigh Valley Hospital 1995-l996.

SELECTED MEDICAL ACTIVITIES

1. Grand Rounds; On the psychology of uncertainty, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1986.

2. Grand Rounds; Uterine malformations, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1986.

3. Grand Rounds; Recurrent pregnancy loss, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1986.

4. Invited talk; A simplified method of estimating fetal weight, William A. Little Society, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1987.

5. Grand Rounds; Angiogenesis in the ovary, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania,1987.

6. Grand Rounds; The empty follicle syndrome, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, 1988.

7. Invited talk; The empty follicle syndrome. William A. Little Society, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1988.

8. Invited talk; Male infertility. Family Medicine Continuing Education Series, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1988.

9. Invited talk; The evaluation of sperm. Endocrinology Division, Department of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1989.

10. Grand Rounds; Sperm physiology applied to the evaluation of sperm, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1989.

11. Director; Symposium on assessing male fertility, Pool Trust Symposium Program, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990.

12. Evaluation of male infertility, TAH--LVHC Fifth Annual OB/GYN Review Course, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990.

13. The physiology of pelvic adhesions, TAH--LVHC Fifth Annual OB/GYN Review Course, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990.

14. Invited talk; The basic infertility work-up. Lehigh Valley Medical Assistants, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990.

15. Invited talk; Treatment of infertility. Dalkon Shield Conference, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1990.

16. Invited talk; Problems in reproductive surgery. Lehigh Valley Hospital OR Nurses, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990.

17. Director; TAH--LVHC Sixth Annual OB/GYN Review Course, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1991.

18. Therapeutic donor insemination, TAH--LVHC Sixth Annual OB/GYN Review Course, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1991.

19. Grand Rounds; Evaluating male infertility, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1991.

20. Invited talk; Evaluating male fertility. Lehigh Valley Family Practice Update, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1991.

21. Invited talk; Therapeutic donor insemination. Lehigh Valley OB/GYN/Pediatric Nursing, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1991.

22. Director; Lehigh Valley Hospital Seventh Annual OB/GYN Review Course, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1992.

23. Invited talk; Pelvic pain/Abnormal uterine bleeding. Lehigh Valley Family Practice Update, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1992.

24. Invited talk; Assessing male fertility. Serono OB/GYN Outreach, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1992.

25. Invited talk; Intrauterine insemination. Serono OB/GYN Outreach, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 1992.

26. Grand Rounds; Evaluating male fertility. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1992.

27. Invited talk; The impact of mycoplasma on sperm. Lehigh University. Molecular Biology Department, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1993.

28. Grand Rounds; Mycoplasma and Fertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1994.

29. Invited talk; Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy, Pennsylvania Society of Electrologists, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1996.

30. Invited talk; The Role of Ultrasound in an Infertility Practice, Lehigh Valley Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Allentown, Pennsylvania, l997.

31. Invited talk; Current Approaches to Infertility Therapy, Nesbitt Hospital, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 1999.

32. Invited panel; Ethics of Surrogacy; DeSales University, Pennsylvania, 2011.

33. Invited talk; Advanced reproductive technology for the legal profession, Lehigh County Bar Association, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2013.

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WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES AND COURSES FOR REFINEMENT /
ADVANCEMENT OF SPECIAL SKILLS

Basic Training Program in Microsurgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, 1986-87.

Hysteroscopy, ACOG, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1987.

The Primate Ovary, Serono Symposium, Beaverton, Oregon, May 1987.

Advanced Course in Reproductive Endocrinology, AFS, Reno, Nevada, September 1987.

Advanced Course in IVF, AFS, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1988.

International Symposium on Gamete Physiology, Serono Symposium, Newport Beach, California, November 1988.

Post-Graduate Course on Mammalian Fertilization in Mammals, Serono Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1989.

International Symposium on Gynecological Surgery and Adhesion Prevention, Phoenix, Arizona, September 1989.

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, Washington DC, September 1989.

Advanced Course in IVF, American Fertility Society, Washington DC, 1990.

Frontiers in Reproductive Endocrinology, Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Washington DC, 1991.

Reproductive Biology: Clinical and Basic Perspectives, American Fertility Society, Orlando, Florida, 1991.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 1991.

In Vitro Fertilization: Scientific Foundation and Clinical Application, American Society of Andrology, Washington DC, 1992.

Second International Symposium on Gynecological Surgery and Adhesion Prevention, Palm Beach, Florida, 1992.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 1992.

Symposium on the In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory, Santa Barbara, California, 1992.

Laparoscopic hysterectomy, American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy, Chicago, IL, 1992.

Frontiers in Reproductive Endocrinology, Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Washington, DC, 1993.

Workshop. Improving Laboratory performance and integrating technology. American Society of Andrology, Springfield, IL, 1994.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, CA 1994.

Contemporary methods of sperm oocyte and embryo morphology assessment, American Fertility Society, Montreal, Canada, 1993.

Post-testicular events: Influence of the epididymis, vas deferens, and accessory sex organs on fertility, American Society of Andrology, Springfield, Il, 1994.

A Comprehensive Pain Management Symposium, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 1994.

Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology, American Fertility Society, San Antonio, TX 1994.

Reproductive Cryotechnology Specialist Review Course, American Association of Tissue Banks, Raleigh, NC 1995.

Environmental effects on human semen quality and on reproductive development, American Society of Andrology, Raleigh, NC 1995.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California 1995.

Symposium on IVF Laboratory, Santa Barbara, California, 1995.

The Evolution of ICSI: Current Development and Future Direction, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Seattle, Washington, 1995.

Management of Endoscopic Complications and medical and legal implications, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Seattle, Washington 1995, and American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy, Orlando, Florida 1995.

Symposium on IVF Laboratory, Santa Barbara, California, l996.

Factors Influencing the Outcome of ART, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA l996.

Advanced Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Las Vegas, NV l997.

Endoscopy for experts: training in advanced techniques using animal models, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Columbia, Ohio 1997.

Depression across the life cycle of women, ACOG, New Orleans, LA 1998.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California 1998.

Symposium on IVF Laboratory, Santa Barbara, California, l998.

Human Conception from Oocyte to Blastocyst and Implantation, San Fransciso, CA 1998.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California 1999.

Symposium on IVF Laboratory, Santa Barbara, California, l999.

The Evolving Challenges of Assisted Reproductive Technology, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, Canada, 1999.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: The Insulin Resistance Connection, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, Canada, 1999.

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2000

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California. 2002

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology annual conference, 2002

Vitrolife IVF Laboratory, Denver, CO 2003

American Assoiation of Gynecological Laparoscopists, Orlando, FL 2003

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2004

American Association of Bioanalysts annual meeting, Tampa, FL 2005

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California. 2005

American Association of Bioanalysts, Las Vegas, NV, 2006

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2006

Midwest Reproductive Symposium, Chicago, IL 2007

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2007

Midwest Reproductive Symposium, Chicago, IL 2008

American Association of Bioanalysts, Las Vegas, NV, 2008

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2008

North American Menopause Society, Orlando, FL, 2008

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2009

IVM Workshop, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2009

IVM Preceptorship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2010

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2010

Biogenesis Second International IVM Conference: In vitro maturation of human oocytes: Biological foundations for a breakthrough, Milan, Italy, 2010

In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer: A Comprehensive Update, Santa Barbara, California, 2011

American Society of Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA 2012

Ovarian Reserve: Regulation and Implications for Woman's Health.  NICHD-ASRM Conference, San Diego, CA 2012

The inverse pyramid: Regulating follicle number and oocyte quality, Ovarian Club, Paris, France, 2013

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RESIDENCY ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

President of the Ph.D. to M.D. class at the University of Miami School of Medicine, 1980-1982.

Infant weight graphing and recording computer program--part of a long-term research project "Dancis' curves for recording weight of premature infants, revisited", Stanford University and Santa Clara Medical Center.

Resident research paper award, Stanford University, 1983.

Best resident laparoscopist, Stanford University, 1986.

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SERVICE TO THE MATHEMATICAL COMMUNITY

Occasional referee for various journals (Journal of Symbolic Logic, Annals of Mathematical Logic, Journal of Algebra).

Occasional referee of research proposals for the NSF.

Co-organizer of the Midwest Model Theory Seminar--a quarterly regional mathematics conference in mathematical logic.

MATHEMATICAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate teaching, University of Chicago, 1975-1976.

Wide range of courses, undergraduate through graduate, University of Notre Dame, 1977-1980.

Seminar on "Teaching" for graduate students, 1979.

Developed new freshman courses in mathematical logic and in mathematical symmetry, 1978-1979.

MATHEMATICAL ACTIVITIES

AMS Winter meeting, contributed talk, Washington DC, 1975.

AMS Winter meeting, contributed talk, San Antonio, 1976

Colloquium at Emory University, Atlanta, 1976.

Colloquium at University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, 1976.

Colloquium at Stanford University, Palo Alto, 1976.

Colloquium at University of Colorado, Boulder, 1976.

ALS Winter meeting, contributed talk, St. Louis, 1977.

ALS Spring meeting, contributed talk, Chicago, 1977.

ALS European meeting, contributed talk, Wroclaw, Poland, 1977.

Colloquium at Yale University, New Haven, 1977.

AMS Winter meeting, contributed talk, Atlanta, 1978.

AMS Summer meeting, invited talk (special session on problems in logic arising from mathematics), 1978.

AMS Winter meeting, contributed talk, Biloxi, 1979.

Colloquium at Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1979.

Colloquium at University of Houston, Houston, 1979.

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SELECTED ACTIVITIES AND HONORS (Before 1976)

High School:

President of the Junior Class, 4-H Club, Science Club
Poverty Program Neighborhood Youth Corp
Winner of the 4-H public speaking contest for the state of Florida
Biology and mathematics awards
County land judging contest winner for four years
NSF summer program in mathematics at Rutgers University
Florida star student (highest SAT and Florida test scores)
Valedictorian

Undergraduate College:

Presidential Scholarship for four years (highest grade point average)
Honors program, Debate Society, mathematics awards
Atomic Energy Commission Traineeship at Savannah River Laboratory
Co-organizer of Florida Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
NSF summer research program at Michigan State University

Graduate College:

NSF Graduate Fellowship for four years
Executive Committee, Oasis-Midwest Center for Growth of Human Potential
Semester at Yale to work with Macintyre
Independent Thesis

Medical School:

PhD to MD program, An Accelerated Medical School Program, University of

Miami, 1980-82

Class President