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Fellowship Program Faculty Members

Kim L. Thornton, M.D.

Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Clinical Director, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Program, Boston IVF
Dr. Thornton, oversees the activities of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, this includes basic science and clinical research, and the teaching programs within the division. Dr. Thornton will provide supervision of the fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Alan S. Penzias, M.D.

Director, Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Surgical Director, The Surgery Center, Boston IVF
Dr. Penzias oversees the fellowship training, including basic science and clinical research, and will provide supervision of fellows during thier clinical blocks.

Michael S. Alper, M.D.

Medical Director, Boston IVF
Dr. Alper provides supervision  of fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Steven R. Bayer, M.D.

Staff Reproductive Endocrinologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Bayer, will provide supervision of fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Brian M. Berger, M.D.

Staff Reproductive Endocrinologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Berger will provide supervision of fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Merle J. Berger, M.D.

Staff Reproductive Endocrinologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Berger will provide supervision of fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Selwyn P. Oskowitz, M.D.

Staff Reproductive Endocrinologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Oskowitz will provide supervision of fellows during thier clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

David A. Ryley, M.D.

Staff Reproductive Endocrinologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Ryley will provide supervision of fellows during their clinical blocks, predominantly with ART procedures and patient care.

Anny Usheva, Ph.D.

Director of Basic Science Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
The fellows will work with Dr. Usheva who directs basic scientific research inclufing identification of individual research projects; experimental design, implementation, interpretation, and scientific publication of data. She also acts as an advisor in thesis preparation and defense.

R. Douglas Powers, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, Boston IVF
The fellows will work with Dr. Powers in learning basic clinical techniques related to embryologic and gamete aspects of the ART program. Dr. Powers has an academic appointment at Boston College and had directed basic science research  related gametogenesis, fertilization and early embryogenesis for graduate students for many years. Dr. Powers also coordinates the stem cell research collaboration between Boston IVF and Harvard University researchers. He will be a research mentor for fellows interested in his area of basic science.

C. Brent Barrett, Ph.D.

Chief Embryologist, Boston IVF
He will work with fellows in a similar capacity to Dr. Powers. He has also been involved in basic science research during his graduate work with Dr. Powers.

Jeannine Witmyer, Ph.D.

Cryoembryologist and Chief Andrologist, Boston IVF
Dr. Witmyer will work with the fellows in a similar capacity to Dr. Powers. She has been involved in basic science research during her graduate work with Dr. Powers.

Doria Harris, Ph.D.

Director of Gamete Microimplantation, Boston IVF
Dr. Harris will work with fellows in a similar capacity as Dr. Powers. She has performed her graduate work in molecular biology research at Boston College.

Marlene Goldman, Sc.D.

Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Goldman has expertise in the design, conduct and analysis of large epidemiologic cohort students and clinical trials. She provides  guidance into epidemiologic and statistical principles and methods, study design data management, quality control and epidemologic  data analysis.

Norman Spack, M.D.

Clinical Preceptor, Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship, The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Spack is a clinical preceptor in the pediatric and adolescent fellowship program at Children's Hospital. The fellows during their clinical block spend one day a week in clinic with Dr. Spack. At the conclusion of the clinical session, the fellows participate in a chart review of the clinical patients seen that day.

Joseph Wolfsdorf, M.D.

Clinical Preceptor, Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship, The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Wolfsdorf is a clinical preceptor in the pediatric and adolescent fellowship program at Children's Hospital. The fellows during their clinical block spend one day a week in clinic with Dr. Spack. At the conclusion of the clinical session, the fellows participate in a chart review of the clinical patients seen that day.

Keith Isaccson, M.D.

Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Unit, Newton Wellesley Hospital
Dr. Isaacson provides training in surgical techniques to the fellows. The fellows work with Dr. Isaacson at his minimally Invasisve Gynecologic Surgery Unit at Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Johanna Pallotta, M.D.

Medical Endocrinologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Pallotta, precepts the fellows in the clinical setting. Dr. Pallotta and the fellows work specifically with the medical issues surrounding thyroid dysfunction.

Robert Oates, M.D.

Director, Urology Residency Training Program, Boston Medical Center
Dr. Oates is a clinical preceptor who specializes in male infertility and endocrinology The fellows spend time in the clinical and surgical setting with Dr. Oates. They also participate in Dr. Oates Andrology lab.