Amy Altman, J.D. is in private practice with a focus on Third-Party ART Law in Boston, Massachusetts. She is presently “of counsel” to the Crockin Law & Policy Group, PLLC, and has collaborated with Susan Crockin as an associate or “of counsel” since 1991. She received her JD from Boston University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Tufts University.
Andrea Braverman, Ph.D. is a Clinical Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Braverman is the Associate Director for the Educational Core for OB/Gyn. She is a health psychologist with a specialty in medical health management and infertility counseling. Dr. Braverman has served on the ASRM’s Ethics Committee, chaired its MHPG committee, and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and lectured internationally on infertility and mental health. Dr. Braverman received her M.A., M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She received the Timothy Jeffries Memorial award in 2011 for outstanding contributions as a health psychologist from the American Psychological Association.
Ruth Lathi, M.D. is the Program Director of the REI Fellowship at Stanford University, where she has been on the faculty since 2003; she is also currently a Professor in Stanford’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Multi-specialty Recurrent Pregnancy Loss program. Dr. Lathi has a special interest in treating recurrent pregnancy loss, the role of preimplantation genetic diagnosis in the treatment of reproductive disorders, and the prognostic value and utility of genetic testing of miscarriage tissues, and long-term outcomes of fertility treatments. Dr. Lathi graduated from MIT with a B.S. in Molecular Biology, earned her M.D. degree at University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her REI fellowship training in at Stanford University.
Robert J. Stillman, M.D., former medical director of Shady Grove Fertility and clinical professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist with diverse knowledge and more than 40 years of experience in teaching and treating reproductive disorders and infertility. A longtime member and former member of the Board of Directors, of ASRM, Maryland board member of RESOLVE, and former professor and director of the reproductive endocrinology and fertility and in vitro fertilization programs at The George Washington University, as well as a faculty member at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Stillman has held a career long interest in the inter-disciplinary aspects of IVF and the ARTs, and has published widely in the field; he has also been a regular guest lecturer at Georgetown Law Center’s “Assisted Reproductive Technology and the Law,” taught by Susan Crockin, J.D., lending medical and scientific insights to JD and LLM students in these ever-changing fields of law, medicine and ethics. An honor Dr Stillman cherishes is having co-authored with his mentor, Dr. Howard Jones, on promoting the safety of elective single embryo transfers in IVF (one of Dr. Jones’ last professional articles in 2013 (*), a shared and long advocated for goal which has since become standard of care. Dr. Stillman earned his medical degree at Georgetown University, completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University, and a 2-year fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Harvard University.
Thomas L. Toth, M.D. is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Currently practicing at Boston IVF and an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Toth was the founding director of the Massachusetts General Hospital IVF Unit and Fellowship Training Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is the recipient of numerous recognitions and teaching awards. He has a special interest in egg freezing/fertility preservation and worked closely with Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones on pioneering work on the use of natural sugars in egg freezing that has become standard of care worldwide. Dr. Toth earned both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine accelerated/combined BA/MD program; received his Residency training in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at the Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School; and obtained his Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine.