Clearblue engage with a range of independent Healthcare Professionals to broaden our scientific and educational understanding, keep abreast of changing scientific and clinical trends and to have them critique our product-related activities. Our Advisory Board is made up of a range of fertility, pregnancy, contraception and sexual health experts selected for their range of experience.


 

Victoria Jennings

Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University, , Washington, DC, USA

Victoria Jennings is the Director and Principal Investigator of the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH), helping women and men make informed choices about family planning, and is a Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University medical center, Washington DC. She is also the Principal Investigator of several on-going studies, including an efficacy trial of Dynamic Optimal Timing (Dot), a smartphone application to help women plan or prevent pregnancy; a study of the acceptability and effect of the CycleBeads smartphone application in Africa and South Asia; and implementation science initiatives intended to expand access to fertility awareness-based family planning methods worldwide. The majority of her work is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). She also serves on numerous technical and advisory groups related to gender, women's empowerment, and expanding access to family planning; and she serves on task forces and expert committees of USAID, the World Health Organization, and other global health organizations.

Professor Jennings gained her B.A. from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas in 1967, her M.A. from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas in 1972 and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1977.

Professor Jennings' academic interests focus on health behavior and culture change. She has 30 years' experience in the field of international family planning and reproductive health and is a recognized leader in fertility awareness as well as in research. Furthermore she received the 'Outstanding Scholar and Leader in Research' award from Georgetown University Medical Center in 2008 and the "Lifetime Contribution Award, also from Georgetown, in 2017.


 

Hugh Taylor MD

Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

Dr Hugh Taylor is the Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is also Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental biology at Yale University. His clinical interests include IVF, infertility, endometriosis, implantation, menopause, uterine anomalies and DES exposure.

Dr Taylor received his undergraduate training at Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale. His postdoctoral training included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as a fellowship in Molecular Biology, both at Yale.

Dr Taylor is a board certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology. His clinical research centers on implantation, endometriosis and menopause. His basic science research focuses on uterine development, the regulation of developmental gene expression by sex steroids, endocrine disruption, and on stem cells. He is a recipient of eight National Institutes of Health research grants and directs The Yale Center for Reproductive Biology. Dr Taylor has published more than 200 articles and in leading medical journals. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Reproductive Sciences and is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine.


 

Michael Thomas

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA

Michael A. Thomas, MD is Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio. His previous roles include Director of the Center for Reproductive Health at the University of Cincinnati and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr Thomas gained his MD from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 1984, and was a resident at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr Thomas completed his fellowship in reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Cincinnati, and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. His research interests include Infertility, Endometriosis, PCOS, Stress and Reproductive Function, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Menopause. He is also a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Association for Reproductive Health Professionals, ASRM Patient Education Committee, and ASRM Contraception Special Interest Group.

Professor Thomas is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of assisted reproduction and has published extensively in this area including articles in Fertility and Sterility, the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Menopause.


 

Monica Moore

Fertile Health, LLC, USA

Monica Moore is the founder of “Fertile Health, LLC”, a consulting company created to train new nurses in reproductive endocrinology and to encourage nutritional practices into fertility centers. She is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, and was one of the nurse managers at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMA of CT) and continues to work as a consultant for them. Prior to joining RMA, Monica was the donor nurse coordinator at the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine. Monica's first job in reproductive endocrinology was at Cornell Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility 20 years ago.

Monica's passion lies in nutritional interventions for couples attempting pregnancy and for women diagnosed with PCOS. Other research interests include: improving the efficiency of donor oocyte programs, advancing education for nurse managers, and developing online reproductive nursing teaching courses. Monica has published print and online journal articles, the latest of which was published in JOGGN. She has chaired and spoken at nursing courses at national conferences and was a recipient of the IVP Care's Professional Patient Education Grant.

Monica received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society.


 

Michael Zinaman MD

North Bronx Health Network, New York, USA

Michael Zinaman is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and is the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the North Bronx Health Network and a Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He also is currently serving as Interim Chief Medical Officer of Jacobi Medical Center.

Professor Zinaman gained his M.D. from the State University of New York. He did his Residency at the University of Chicago and Fellowship at Georgetown University. His research interests include reproductive health, uterine anomalies, fibroids, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, pediatric endocrinology, menopause and infertility.  His current NIH funding involves advanced imaging of the human cervix. He is a member of, among others, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Laparoscopy. 

Professor Zinaman has published articles in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Lancet, Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology and The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. He has recently moved back home to New York City.