2016 Annual General Meeting

Attendees from around the globe convened July 27 2016 at the University of Notre Dame for the 13th Annual Scientific Assembly of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.

July 27, 2016

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lynn Keenan, MD, CFCMC
Dr. Keenan
is a Professor of Sleep and Internal Medicine UCSF/Fresno, California, USA and Vice President of  the International Institute for Restorative  Reproductive Medicine.

Scientific Articles of the Past Ten Years, Noteworthy for the IIRRM
Kyle Beiter, MD, CFCMC
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
Dr. Holmes  opened a NaPro practice at St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, CA, USA,  upon completion of a fellowship at the Pope Paul VI Institute in Omaha, Nebraska. She  attended medical school at Ohio State 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 Hospital in Forth Worth , Texas.

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes through Stress Management
Christine Silverstein, EdD, RN

Dr. Silverstein has over twenty years experience as a performance coach, behavioral health nurse, wellness educator, and clinical hypnotherapist, with a specialty working with children, teens, young adults, & women with fertility challenges.

When NFP Fails
Anthony Caruso, MD, MPH

Dr. Caruso was a private practitioner in Reproductive Medicine and an Assistant  Professor in the 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.

Creighton Model System: Brazilian Preliminary Experience
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 in private practice as the only NaPro OBGyn in Brazil.

Systematic Evaluation of Fertility Apps for Avoiding Pregnancy
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 conferences 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.  

Vision 2020 IIRRM
Board of Directors

  • Advancing Excellence in Restorative Reproductive Medicine.

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