North American Regional Conference for Restorative Reproductive Medicine

Hosted by the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine

Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Centre Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, USA

July 17, 2019

Presentations from the North American Regional Conference for RRM and the associated slide decks are available below in chronological order.  All Attendees and Participants in the conference receive complimentary access by email.  If you attended this conference and missed your access code please send us a message. For those that were unable to attend, recordings and their associated slides are available for purchase together for $100.  After checkout an email is sent with instructions for access.  Due to some technical difficulties with the camera, the speakers in the morning are not visible on the recordings (slide view is visible, but not the speaker view).

North American Regional Conference For RRM 2019


Recordings and slides are available for purchase from North American Regional Conference for Restorative Reproductive Medicine, hosted by the IIRRM. View the conference program here.

Held in Blue Bell, PA, USA July 17, 2019.

To stream or download audio to take on the go please use the same access code and visit this link.

Lifestyle and Environmental Factors and Fertility : The Effects of Folic Acid and Zinc Supplementation in Men on Semen Quality and Live Birth 

Sunni Mumford, PhD. is an Earl Stadtman Investigator in the Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Intramural Population Health Research. She has a PhD in Epidemiology and Master’s in Biostatistics

Manipulating the cellular immune environment of the post-ovulatory endometrium to improve fecundity in natural cycles

Eric Chang, DO  & Rachel Cohen, DO. Drs. Chang and Cohen specialize in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, working with Dr Check at Cooper Institute for Reproductive Hormonal Disorders in Melrose Park, PA

Vaginal bleeding, cycle length, and follicular and luteal phase lengths in women without known subfertility: a pooled analysis of 3 cohorts - Abstract Presentation

 Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH.  Director of the Office of Cooperative Reproductive Health. Professor of Family Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, USA Director of Research, International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  (Additional Authors not present: Shahpar Najmabadi, PhD. )

Impacting the epigenetic landscape of common reproductive health conditions by affecting estrogen metabolism through lifestyle and the microbiome.  

April Lind, MD and Kimberly Bigelow-Flannery, MD.Dr. Bigelow-Flannery is board-certified in Family Medicine, working for Fairview Range Regional Mesaba Clinic, Minnesota, with special emphasis on women’s health and functional medicine.

Fertility awareness indicators and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort – Abstract Presentation

 Sydney Willis, MSPH, Boston University School of Public Health.Doctoral student in Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health, with a Master’s in Epidemiology, with emphasis in the study of fertility awareness methods.

An evaluation of the current curricula regarding reproductive health topics and methods of family planning at United States Medical Schools – Abstract Presentation

Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP Board certified family physician and Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University. Co-founder and Executive Director of FACTS

Natural Procreative Technology: Outcomes from Treatment of infertility in Six Fertility Clinics in Nigeria - Abstract presentation

Eziamaka Ezenkwele, MD, FWACS(OBGYN), DTM&H, NFPMC, FCP An OB/GYN, she is the Takemi Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Global Health and Population, and lectures at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital.

Sharing the Science of Fertility Awareness with a General Medical Audience

 Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP Board certified family physician and Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University. Co-founder and Executive Director of FACTS.

Direct Primary Care and Natural Fertility Care Medicine

Presented by Edward Fleming, MD, Louise Smyth, MD and Kim Couri, MD

Dr. Fleming is the VP of IIRRMA, and board-certified in Family Medicine.  Morning Star Family Health Center, NJ.  Drs. Smyth and Couri are board-certified in Family Medicine, and co-founders of the Couri & Smyth Health for Life Medical Center.

“Planning for the Future of IIRRM - Breakout Sessions”

 Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH. Director of Research, IIRRM Board of Directors.

IIRRMA Business Meeting and Concluding Remarks

 Lynn Keenan, MD.

VP of IIRRM and Treasurer of IIRRMA, Professor of Sleep and Internal Medicine, UCSF Fresno.

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