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Dr. Abusief received her medical degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Ob/Gyn at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and her fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Abusief is a Board Certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her recent research, centered on menstrual functioning and fertility in women treated with chemotherapy, received First Prize at the 2006 New England Fertility Society Annual Meeting. Dr. Abusief is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.
Dr. Hinckley is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who completed her training at Stanford University Medical Center. She has extensively published articles in peer-reviewed journals on blastocyst transfer, avoiding triplet pregnancies, monozygotic twinning, operative hysteroscopy, correction of uterine anomalies, and biochemical pathways involved in ovulation and fertilization.
Dr. Hinckley serves as a member of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists, the Christian Medical and Dental Society and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Her areas of interest include laparoscopic surgery, premature ovarian failure, oocyte freezing, and recurrent pregnancy loss.
Mary P. Riddle, Ph.D.
Scenery Park Psychology Group
110 Regent Court, Suite 103 State College, Pennsylvania 16801
Dr. Mary Riddle received her PH.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University in New York City. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health (of New York’s Psychoanalytic Institute). She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Manhattan’s VA Hospital, where she started a women’s health collaborative with Primary Care.
Dr. Riddle has published numerous articles within the field of reproductive health and her research has been nationally recognized.
Since 2006, Dr. Riddle has been on faculty at The Pennsylvania State University in the department of Psychology. Currently she is a course author and lecturer of Psychology for Penn State University’s World Campus. She also maintains a private practice in State College, PA.
Since 2005, Dr. Riddle has served as the psychological consultant to Geisinger Medical Center’s Fertility Clinic in Danville, PA. She counsels patients and evaluates potential egg donors and gestational surrogates. She also meets with couples to help them navigate the complex issues inherent in third party reproduction.
Dr. Riddle is a member of the Mental Health Professional Group of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is the past Chair of the Mental Health Professional Group as well as the past Chair of the Scientific Development Committee. She remains on the Executive Board until 2017. Dr. Riddle is on the Editorial Board of Fertility and Sterility, the medical journal of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Other professional affiliations include the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the Central Pennsylvania Psychological Association.
Megan Cohen, J.D.
Family Formation Law Offices
3685 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 203 Lafayette, California 94549
Megan Cohen is one of the only adoptionattorneysin the country who is also a birth mother. Admitted to the bar in January 2010, Megan began working with Diane Michelsen that same year and madepartnerby 2011. She took over the firm in 2013 and has since received Super Lawyers’ NorthernCaliforniaRising Star award in 2013 and 2014.
Megan graduated magna cum laude and first in her class from law school where she earned multiple awards for academic excellence. As a law student, she worked for three years as an advocate for victims of domestic violence. Prior to studying law, Megan was both a successful small business owner and a high school English teacher. Her passion for adoption began when she placed her son for adoption in 1988. She continues to have an open relationship with her adopted son and his parents and has intimate knowledge of what it means to place a child, to choose the child’s parents, and to both stay connected and reunite with the adopting family.
Meike L. Uhler, M.D. - Oakbrook Terrace
Fertility Centers of Illinois
1S224 Summit Avenue, Suite 302 Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181
Dr. Meike Uhler is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and she has been practicing medicine since 1992. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of California, Los Angeles. Most recently, Dr. Uhler was Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology on the faculty at Loyola University School of Medicine. Her research interests and scientific publications focus on the evaluation and treatment of female and male infertility. Her areas of special interest include male infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, raising fertility awareness among women and complementary medicine such as acupuncture and yoga.