Shirley D. Kheel Lectureship

The Shirley D. Kheel Lectureship at the Jones Institute was established in l994, in memory of Mrs. Kheel, mother of the 5th IVF baby born in New York. Today, the lectureship brings world renowned educators to Norfolk for an annual conference.

Past lectureships have included:

2014

Marcelle I. Cedars, M.D.
Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertiity
University of California, San Francisco
"Ovarian Aging - How we measure it and what does it mean?"

2012

Bruno Lunenfeld, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Reproductive Endocrinology
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
"Infertility, Ovulation Induction Treatments and the Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers: 40 Years of Follow-Up"

2011

Willem Ombelet, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Jans Hospital
Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University of Limburg
Consultant, University of Genk, Belgium

2010

Richard T. Scott, Jr. MD, HCLD
Professor and Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
“Understanding Embryonic Reproductive Competence”

2009

Alan H. DeCherney, MD
Chief, Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
“Endometriosis: A study in Translational Medicine”

2008

Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, HCLD
Professor and Director, Division of Reproductive Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yale Fertility Center
Yale University
“Strategies for Fertility Preservation”

2007

Thinus Kruger, MD, FRCOG
Professor and Chairperson
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Reproductive Biology Unit
Tygerberg Academic Hospital and Stellenbosch University
South Africa
“Factors Affecting Pregnancy Outcome In Assisted Reproduction”

2006

Willem Ombelet, MD, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Jans Hospital
Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University of Limburg
Consultant, University of Genk, Belgium
“Perinatal Diagnosis”

2004

Mark Hughes, MD, PhD
Director
Genesis Genetics Institute, Detroit
“PGD: State of the Art 2004”

2003

Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, Ph.D
Dean, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University
and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System
Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania

2002

Linda C. Giudice, MD, Ph.D
Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Stanford School of Medicine
Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine
Director Women’s Health at Stanford
Director, Center for Research on Women’s Health and Reproduction
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Chief, Division Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Associate Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

1996

C. Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP
Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases
The George & Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences
Executive Vice President of Molecular Medicine and Genetics

 
 

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