The authors of the articles available at All About Fertility are comprised by leading fertility experts. The experts count doctors, professors, psychologists and consultants. All of them with their own specific field of interest within fertility and infertility. Our authors have one common goal; sharing knowledge and creating awareness about fertility.
You can read more about All About Fertility’s authors below.
Anne Judge, DNP, ARNP has worked in reproductive medicine for 12 years with a special interest in male infertility and fertility preservation cycles. She has a degree in Human Biology from Stanford University, Nursing degree from the University of Washington, and a Masters and Doctorate degree from Frontier Nursing University as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
Claus Højbjerg Gravholt
Claus is a consultant and professor at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, Department of endocrinology and Internal Medicine, and the Department of Molecular Medicine. He has worked clinically and scientifically with rare sex chromosome abnormalities for the last 30 years including Turner and Klinefelter syndrome, having published more than 200 papers on the endocrinology of rare syndromes, focusing on GH, IGFs, androgens and estrogens, and on diabetes and metabolism, epidemiology, cardiology, and genomics.
Danielle A. Kaplan, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York City. She specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy and reproductive and perinatal mental health. Dr. Kaplan writes and lectures on topics related to clinical supervision, pregnancy loss, and support for patients and families experiencing infertility.
Esther H. Chung
Esther H. Chung is a OB/GYN resident at Duke. She concentrated in Neurobiology at Harvard College and obtained her medical degree at Harvard Medical School in 2018. Since then, she has made her first foray down south to North Carolina where she is absorbing all she can as she trains to care for women. She hopes to pursue a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility after residency.
Helen Clark has over 20 years’ experience in clinical embryology, specialising in quality management, sperm donor recruitment and service development. Clinical experience is supported by a strong background in biomedical research.
Jonathan Ramsay is a Consultant Urologist at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals since 1988, where he specialises in male fertility investigation and treatment.
Dr. Karen Baker is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Duke University, Durham NC where she provides comprehensive medical and surgical care to couples confronting male infertility. She completed her Fertility Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic and completed 24 years of military service before joining the Duke faculty.
Kate Brian is Women’s Voices Lead at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and author of The Complete Guide to IVF and Precious Babies – Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting after Infertility.
Linda C. Giudice
Dr. Giudice is Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a reproductive endocrinologist who cares mainly for women with endometriosis and individuals with infertility. She is a biochemist whose lab studies human endometrium in health and disease. She is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine and is current President of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS).
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Dr Lucy Frith is a reader in bioethics and social science at the University of Liverpool and her research focuses on the social and ethical aspects of health-care decision-making, policy and regulation, with a particular interest in empirical ethics and socio-legal approaches.
Marc Lucky MBChb(hons), FRCS(Urol), PGCE (Dundee) is a fellowship trained Urologist and Andrological surgeon with particular experience in male infertility and genital reconstruction.
Marilyn Crawshaw, PhD, MA, CQSW, BSc(Soc), are an Honorary fellow at the University of York UK and have many years of practice, research and policy experience in psychosocial aspects of donor conception, surrogacy, cancer-related fertility and adoption.
Matt Prior is an NHS Consultant in Newcastle with over ten years of experience. His PhD research into subfertility and miscarriage involved developing a clinical trial and patient engagement.
Dr. Choudhary is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub Specialist in Reproductive Medicine at Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life, and is the Lead for the new mitochondrial donor program for mitochondrial replacement techniques.
Nicky Hudson is Professor of Medical Sociology and leads to the Centre for Reproduction Research at De Montfort University in the UK. Her research considers the social, political and economic aspects of reproduction. She is currently leading a large-scale study of the experiences of egg donors in the UK, Spain and Belgium.
Raj is a fertility expert who works in the NHS and private sector in Manchester, and has more than 20 years experience of working with couples and individuals undergoing fertility treatment.
Richard Clothier is motivated by personal experiences of fertility treatment inequality and the lack of support available for men, Richard Clothier campaigns to end the UK’s NHS IVF postcode lottery. Doing so has enabled him to talk openly about his own infertility experiences, how they affected him and what he did to mitigate the emotional strain.
Dr. Richard Quinton is an Endocrinology working in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. He has a long-standing special interest in Reproductive Endocrinology and, specifically, in the hormonal induction of sperm production in men having impairments of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. He is a strong advocate for the positive role of “expert patients” in guiding patients with rare diseases towards receiving high-quality specialist care.
Professor Richard Sharpe is based in the MRC/University Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh where he led a research programme on male reproductive health. His research career spans more than 40 years.