Vice President, Medical Affairs – Americas

CooperSurgical Fertility and Genomic Solutions

Kelly currently serves as Vice President of Cooper Surgical’s Center of Excellence in New Jersey, USA, Medical Affairs – Americas.  Kelly is a highly experienced clinical embryologist specializing in embryo biopsy techniques, routine IVF procedures, quality control and clinical research trials. She worked under the direction of Dr. Jacques Cohen from 1996-2004 at The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and alongside Dr. Santiago Munné in the development of PGT as a reference laboratory test.  Kelly has served and as the Executive Director for several educational conferences specializing in the continuing education of reproductive endocrinologists, IVF nurses, embryologists, andrologists and administrative staff. Kelly has travelled throughout the world performing embryo biopsy procedures, improving laboratory standards and teaching micromanipulation techniques.

Prior to her role with Cooper Surgical, Kelly was the Chief Operating Officer/Vice President of Clinical Operations of Reprogenetics and Executive Director of Tyho-Galileo Research Laboratories. Kelly has also completed the Master’s Program in Biomedical Science at the Jones Institute at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Kelly is passionate about the IVF field and her experience includes R&D in the area IVF products and services, co-founding companies the genomics space as well as development of web applications to improve the quality control in the IVF laboratory.  She enjoys educating IVF professionals, IVF support teams and IVF patients.   Kelly has served on both ASRM exhibitor committee and the ESHRE genomics working group.