Organizing Committees

MRSi has four organizing committees made up of fertility professionals that provide their expertise, knowledge, and support in putting on the annual symposium and other supplemental events.

Content & Programs Committee

Purpose: To provide members and participants a source for well-rounded, engaging educational programs and events lead by a faculty of industry experts.

Amber Cooper, MD

Amber Cooper, MD
Chief Medical Officer of Genomics and Laboratory Sciences, Kindbody

GG Collins, MD, FACOG

GG Collins, MD
REI Physician, Wisconsin Fertility Institute

Angie Beltsos, MD

Angie Beltsos, MD
Chief Executive Physician, Kindbody

Scott Nelson, MD

Scott Nelson, MD
Muirhead Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Glasgow

Education & Research Committee

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered to members and participates of the organization; while providing a platform to share and discuss innovations and research within the field.

Angela Lawson, PhD

Angela Lawson, PhD,
Associate Professor, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

MacKenzie Purdy, MD

MacKenzie Purdy, MD
REI Physician, Kindbody

Fundraising Committee

Purpose: To lead the organization’s fundraising efforts through a multi-channel approach including: educational grants, corporate sponsorships, membership dues, educational and social programs, donations, and other appropriate means.

Lowell Ku, MD

Lowell Ku, MD
REI Physician, Dallas IVF

Membership & Outreach Committee

Purpose: To engage those involved with the field of reproductive medicine with the mission and vision of MRSi with the ultimate goal of increasing participation in our programs.

Angie Beltsos, MD

Angie Beltsos, MD
CEO, Clinical Medical Director, Kindbody

Brenda McFalls, RN

Brenda McFalls, RN National Clinical Nurse Educator (Fertility), Ferring Canada

Organizing Program Chairs

Business Minds Chair

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the Business Minds program track and increase conference attendance among business professionals.

Francisco Arredondo

Francisco Arredondo, MD MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Pozitivf Fertility

David Stern

David Stern, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Boston IVF

Embryology Chairs

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the Embryology Hands-On Workshop and increase conference attendance among lab professionals.

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller, DHSc
Chief Scientific Officer, Innovation Fertility

Kathy Go

Kathy Go, PhD
Director of IVF Laboratory, The Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kristin Ivani

Kristin Ivani, HCLD, PhD
Laboratory Director, Seattle Reproductive Medicine

Abeer Salhia

Abeer Salhia
Regional Lab Director, Kindbody

Mental Health Chairs

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the Mental Health program track and increase conference attendance among mental health professionals.

Angela Lawson, PhD

Angela Lawson, PhD
Associate Professor, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

Amelia Swanson, PhD

Amelia Swanson, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Health Psychology Associates of Illinois, PLLC

Nurse Practicum Chairs

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the Nurse Practicum program track and increase conference attendance among nursing professionals.

Emily Ehlers, RN, BSN

Emily Ehlers, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Kindbody

Ann Scalia

Ann Scalia, RN, BSN, CNOR
Director, Clinical Education Specialist, AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy

REI Attending Chairs

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the REI Fellows program track and increase conference attendance among medical students, residents and REI fellows.

GG Collins, MD, FACOG

GG Collins, MD
REI Physician, Wisconsin Fertility Institute

Luis R. Hoyos, MD, FACOG

Luis Hoyos, MD
REI Physician, IVF Florida

Roohi Jeelani, MD, FACOG

Roohi Jeelani, MD
REI Physician, Kindbody

REI Fellowship Experience Chairs

Purpose: To guide and foster the educational value delivered within the REI Fellows program track and increase conference attendance among medical students, residents and REI fellows.

Hanna Kim, MD

Hanna Kim, MD
Fellow, Cleveland Clinic