by: ASRM Office of Public Affairs
Published in ASRM Press Release
Note: All information is embargoed until the time of presentation at the meeting, unless otherwise indicated.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 68th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
Embargoed for Release: Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
ASRM Announces Leadership of Affiliated Societies
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 leaders of its affiliated societies.
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
SART is the primary organization of professionals dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. ART includes the practice of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). The mission of our organization is to set and help maintain the standards for ART in an effort to better serve our members and our patients.
Serving as President: G. David Ball, PhD, of Seattle Reproductive Medicine
Serving as President-elect: Charles Coddington, III, MD, of Mayo Clinic Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS)
The Society of Reproductive Surgeons was founded in 1984 to serve as a forum for members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine with special interest and competency in reproductive surgery.
Serving as President: Grace Janik, MD, of Reproductive Specialty Center
Serving as President-elect: Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic
Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT)
The mission of SRBT is to advance the continuous professional development of scientists and laboratory specialists working in all disciplines of Reproductive Biology and applied Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). SRBT promotes standards of excellence in research and laboratory applications.
Serving as President: Thomas G. Turner, Jr., E.L.D., MS, of the Texas Fertility Center/Austin IVF
Serving as President-elect: Charles L. Bormann, PhD, of the Brigham Women's Hospital
Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU)
The mission of SMRU is to promote the advancement of our understanding of male reproductive physiology and management of male infertility by providing a forum for the dissemination of both basic and clinical research information and support of educational programs.
Serving as President: Grace M. Centola, PhD, HCLD, of New England Cryogenic Center
Serving as President-elect: Paul J. Turek, MD of The Turek Clinic
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI)
SREI Membership requires certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology. Associate Members are completing or have completed fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology, and are waiting to complete the Subspecialty Board Examination process.
Serving as President: Steven T. Nakajima, MD of the University Women's Healthcare, University of Louisville
Serving as President-elect: Kurt T. Barnhart, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, founded in 1944, is an organization of more than 7,000 physicians, researchers, nurses, technicians and other professionals dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive biology. Affiliated societies include the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Society of Reproductive Surgeons and the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists.
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