Thomas Jefferson University is dedicated to the health sciences and committed to educating professionals, discovering new knowledge, and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care. What began as Jefferson Medical College in 1824, now known as Sidney Kimmel Medical College, has grown into one of the nation’s leading healthcare learning institutions. Public and private funding of Thomas Jefferson University research exceeds $88 million annually, with more than 1,500 active research studies. Today, Thomas Jefferson University, along with its clinical partner Jefferson University Hospitals, annually treats more than 46,000 inpatients and 1,000,000 outpatients.
Emory Reproductive Center makes the dream of parenthood a reality for hundreds of couples every year. They manage a range of conditions that affect reproductive health including polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids, endometriosis, abnormal bleeding, recurrent pregnancy loss, premature ovarian insufficiency, male infertility and genetic disorders. Emory Reproductive Center is a part of Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities. Their physicians are all faculty members at Emory University School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation.
For more than half a century, UCLA Health has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to the people of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Consistently ranked one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report, UCLA Health is at the cutting edge of biomedical research, and its doctors and scientists are leaders in performing pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment, and bringing the latest discoveries to virtually every field of medicine.
Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC) empowers individuals to achieve better health outcomes and helps reduce the costs of care through its digital medicine platform technology. CTC’s lead offering is DuoFertility, a fertility service providing women with personalized predictions and records of their ovulation cycles. DuoFertility includes an FDA-cleared wearable sensor that reliably collects physiological parameters, including highly accurate basal body temperature recordings, and automatically uploads data to a private app. The service also includes access to fertility advisers who provide one-on-one support. Nearly 1,000 women, many of whom report having PCOS, have already used DuoFertility to become pregnant naturally.
Abington Reproductive Medicine provides comprehensive female & male infertility evaluation and treatment, in vitro fertilization and assisted reproductive technologies, andrology services, gestational carrier / surrogacy consultation and monitoring, genetic counseling, treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss, Da Vinci Robotic surgery (to remove uterine fibroids and tubal ligation reversals), management of PCOS, management of ectopic pregnancies, Egg Donation Program and specialized gynecological and endocrine services.
Theralogix was created by physicians to formulate safe, effective, evidence-based nutritional supplements, to be recommended for use under the supervision of a treating healthcare provider, as one component of a comprehensive health maintenance program.
Society Hill Reproductive Medicine, under the direction of Dr. Maureen Kelly, offers comprehensive fertility treatment, including ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination (IUI) and the more advanced techniques of ART, such as in vitro insemination (IVF), intra cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), donor egg, gestational carrier and fertility preservation.
The Wellnest provides individuals with health concerns the support and resources they need to live healthily and happily. The center offers advice and services from expert practitioners to help individuals manage stress, find balance and wellbeing, recover strength and the opportunity be part of a community of people experiencing similar health scenarios. The Wellnest team brings knowledge from diverse backgrounds and is equipped to address client concerns in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary way. The center offers a number of private services, workshops and group classes in areas including acupuncture, nutritional counseling, yoga and meditation, individual and couples therapy, massage and bodywork.
The American Electrology Association (AEA), established in 1958, is the largest international nonprofit membership organization for permanent hair removal professionals. The AEA promotes the highest standards in Electrology education, practice and ethics and champions state licensing and regulation of the profession to protect the public interest. The American Electrology Association plays a key role in providing reliable and scientifically accurate information to its membership, the public, the medical community and government agencies.
The Baron Solution Group (BSG) is a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise and an international award-winning business consulting firm and media services company led by best-selling author William R. Patterson. BSG provides all of web, graphic, mobile and media services for PCOS Challenge.
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter had 2014 sales of $16.7 billion and has approximately 65,500 employees.
Branches offers a variety of services for personal growth, relational repair, wellness and connection. We provide an integrative approach to treatment, which embraces what Brené Brown, Ph.D. calls wholehearted living. Diagnosed with PCOS in 2000, Founder Stacy Korfist, LMFT and her integrative team offer workshops, support groups and counseling. Advanced specialties include treatment for eating disorders, intimacy and sexuality disturbances, trauma and betrayal. We hope you join us for our Wholehearted PCOS Weekend, as we work through Brené Brown’s Daring Way curriculum. Located in Redondo Beach, Temecula Valley and can travel to your community.
Chiral Balance is the world’s first name in D-chiro-inositol (DCI), the natural way to alleviate the symptoms of PCOS. DCI is clinically proven to restore ovulation and fertility in obese and lean women with PCOS. Chiral Balance is committed to making ᴅ-chiro-inositol (DCI) available as a supplement to a healthy lifestyle. Founders Alice Johnson, DDS, and Travis Johnson, MA Biochemistry, along with employees Mark Stewart and Alex Lyon strive to make DCI and PCOS research and information accessible. Chiral Balance is committed to providing unbiased information about the effectiveness of our products based on current research and good science.
Fairhaven Health develops products to naturally promote fertility, pregnancy wellness, and breastfeeding success. The company’s product lines follow the natural progression from preconception to pregnancy to nursing.
Since 2000, Georgia Reproductive Specialists has been honored to help countless couples navigate the often complicated journey of infertility and ultimately realize their dream of parenthood. The organization’s physicians and IVF laboratory team provide serivices to address infertility, polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, and pelvic pain treatment.
Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. The company builds products and provide services that improve the lives of billions of people globally. Its mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
Ideal Image is the national leader and the country’s most trusted name in laser hair removal. Ideal Image has performed over 4.5 million laser hair removal treatments nationwide. The company believes that looking good is part of feeling good and is dedicated to enhancing individual’s Ideal Image with laser hair removal.
Insulite Health is dedicated to “Empowering women with PCOS to transform their lives.” PCOS is a devastating condition that goes frequently undiagnosed, and Insulite Health is on a mission to make sure that every woman with symptoms of PCOS around the world is supported in a profound way. Insulite Health promotes healing through knowledge using a highly-researched, scientifically-based, multi-layered approach called the 5-Element System. This System includes: Nutraceutical Solutions: their proprietary formula; Food as Medicine; Movement as Medicine; Cravings Awareness; and Support Transformation. To heal from the symptoms of PCOS, women must embark on a systematic, scientifically-sound approach and Insulite Health is pleased to provide this System.
Founded by registered dietitian Angela Grassi the PCOS Nutrition Center provides nutrition counseling by phone, online (SKYPE), or in-person to women with PCOS throughout the world and PCOS nutrition training for dietitians, nurses and other health care professionals.
The Penn Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and offers a range of specialized services to help women manage their PCOS symptoms and related health conditions including hormonal treatment, fertility treatment, weight management, nutrition services and, coming soon, laser hair removal to manage the excessive hair growth associated with PCOS. In addition to providing comprehensive clinical care for this complex syndrome, the Penn PCOS Center plays a critical role in advancing research. The center conducts clinical trials to evaluate and establish new and improved treatment options for patients with PCOS.
Publix has more than 900 pharmacies throughout five states committed to helping people better manage the challenges of diabetes. As part of its Pharmacy Diabetes Management System, Publix offers free generic immediate-release metformin, online resources and diabetes supplies.
RBA was established in 1983 as Georgia’s first IVF treatment center. RBA physicians boast more than 172 years of cumulative experience in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility and they have achieved in excess of 30,000 babies.
Reproductive Fertility Nutritionals was founded by Carol Lourie, ND, LAc, a naturopath, acupuncturist, homeopath and functional medicine expert with nearly three decades of clinical experience. RFN offers supplements and PCOS specific protocols for fertility enhancement, prenatal care, pregnancy and postpartum support. RFN products, along with specific dietary and nutritional changes, work as part of a three-pronged approach to help reduce the inflammatory process, positively affect hormonal imbalances and stabilize blood sugar levels.
Sara M. Clay, P.C. specializes in Assisted Reproductive Technology and surrogacy law. Located in Marietta, Georgia, Sara M. Clay, P.C. serves the entire state of Georgia while acting as Georgia counsel for prospective parents (individual and coupled, regardless of family dynamics), surrogacy agencies, and law firms throughout the nation.
Sesa Coaching was founded by Sarah Clark, author of Fabulously Fertile: Supercharge Your Fertility Naturally and creator of The Fabulously Fertile Coaching Program. Sesa Coaching offers customized life and health coaching support for women with PCOS, endometriosis, unexplained infertility, hormonal imbalance, high or low FSH levels, low sperm motility and count, luteal phase defect, hypothyroidism and those preparing for IVF. As a fertility coach, Sarah supports couples to make lasting diet and lifestyle changes to improve the success rate of IVF/IUI and natural conception. Sarah is a certified professional coach with accreditation from the International Coaches Federation and training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Tomorrow’s Parents International (TPI) is one of Georgia’s premier surrogacy agencies. The organization educates, supports and guides both intended parent(s) and surrogate mothers through the surrogacy journey. TPI is comprised of individuals experienced in the areas of fertility and reproductive technology whose purpose is to create opportunities and guide prospective mothers and fathers in need, along with the individuals wanting to selflessly provide for those families. TPI works closely with many of the most highly recognized medical professionals in Atlanta and other major cities in Georgia. There are no statutes or case law prohibiting surrogacy in Georgia thus allowing surrogacy to be a popular and effective means of family building.
The Androgen Excess and PCOS Society is an international organization dedicated to promoting knowledge, and original clinical and basic research, in every aspect of androgen excess disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome.
PCOS Challenge, Inc.
931 Monroe Drive, NE
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