Shirley D. Kheel Memorial Lecturer: Willem Ombelet, MD, PhD PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Dr. Willem Ombelet, distinguished specialist in reproductive Medicine from Genk, Belgium, spoke to physicians, students and researchers at the Jones Institute on March 1, 2011. He presented a European and International view on “Infertility and Childlessness: Future Healthcare Policies.”

Dreaming in Old Oldham, by Eli Y. Adashi MD, MS, CPE, FACOG PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 28 February 2011

When the phone rang at the home of the Edwards on October 4, 2010, a life of remarkable accomplishment, extraordinary struggle and equally impressive perseverance, finally came into a blinding focus. We will never know why it took the Nobel Committee over thirty years to recognize the midsummer birth of the world’s first “IVF baby.” What we do know is that delays have consequences. For one, Professor Robert G, Edwards, now gravely ill, is unlikely to be in a position to celebrate this well deserved recognition.  For another, Professor Patrick C. Steptoe, IVF’s other proud parent, departed since 1988, has been deprived of the likely prospect of sharing the 2010 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

In Vitro Fertilization Pioneer Dr. Howard Jones Celebrates his 100th Year PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 February 2011

NORFOLK, Va. – Howard Jones, M.D., co-founder of the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine at EVMS and an in vitro fertilization pioneer, celebrated his 100th birthday on December 30, 2010.

The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine and The Jones Institute of Eastern Virginia Medical School celebrated this occasion on September 21, 2010 at a private event for Dr. Jones, his friends, family and colleagues.


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