ASRM Announces the Election of New Leadership to the ASRM Board of Directors, Including New Directors of Affiliate Societies
Michael Thomas, MD, is Professor and Chair of OB/GYN at the University of Cincinnati. He has most recently served as the Secretary of ASRM. Dr. Thomas will be taking office as ASRM’s Vice President, and is in line to become ASRM President in 2022.
New Directors-at-Large are Kurt Barnhart, MD, and Lauri Pasch, PhD. Dr. Barnhart is the William Schippen Jr. Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been serving ASRM as the New Media Editor of Fertility and Sterility. Dr. Pasch is a psychologist at the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health. She is the first mental health professional to serve as a member-a-large of the ASRM Board of Directors.
Valerie Baker, MD, of the John Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been elected as President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Dr. Baker is Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and the Telinde-Wallach Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Stanton Honig, MD, of the Yale School of Medicine, has been elected President of the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU). In his large clinical urology practice, he focuses on providing compassionate, personalized care to men struggling with infertility, sexual problems and gender affirmation.
Brad Milette, of Dominion Fertility in Annandale, Virginia, has been elected President of the Society for Reproductive Biologists and Technologists. Brad has been at Dominion Fertility since 2014 and is now the technical supervisor of the Embryology lab. He also has been Board Certified with the American Board of Bioanalysts since 2009.
Ruben Alvero, MD, of the Stanford Medical School, will be taking over as President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Alvero is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford Medical School and is the Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
John Petrozza, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, will be taking over as President of the Society for Reproductive Surgeons. Dr. Petrozza is the Co-Director of the Mass General Integrated Fibroid Program, where his clinical expertise and research interests include fertility treatment outcomes, reproductive surgery outcomes, environmental factors and reproduction, and diversity in reproductive healthcare treatments.