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OHIO conference to look at psychological aspects of infertility


Ohio University will hold "The Psychosocial Impact of Infertility: A Conference for Health Care Providers and the Community," from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in Baker University Center Ballroom B.

The conference will feature a panel of experts discussing the psychosocial impacts of infertility and how those impacts affect patients, clients, friends and family members.

Experts include Dr. Jane Broecker, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, female infertility specialist; Dr. Frank Schwartz, professor of endocrinology, male infertility specialist; Heidi Sommer McAlister, professional clinical counselor specializing in fertility counseling; and Carey Stamberger, the support group leader for RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and parking passes are available to all registrants. Admission is free, but space is limited. Three continuing education credits are available to counselors, so please arrive early to register.

Registration is also available by e-mailing infertilityconference@gmail.com.