AIA Summer Online Educational Series

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Following recent announcements that singer Celine Dion and model Cheryl Tiegs have recently undergone fertility treatments, AIA seeks to provide public with access to accurate information about diagnosis, treatment, adoption, egg donation, surrogate parenting and other fertility issues.

WHAT: Free weekly online information sessions open to the public and led by nationally-recognized specialists in reproductive medicine, psychology, adoption and related areas. Programs will provide information to help couples learn about the different causes of infertility, methods of prevention, and all of the options available to treat fertility problems. Public can receive real-time responses to questions about fertility.

WHO: Program sponsored by the American Infertility Association (AIA) and moderated by Pamela Madsen, AIA executive director and nationally-known patient advocate for fertility and family building issues. Individual topics and speakers include:

July 6 General Infertility Support, Patricia Mendell, CSW, BCD
July 13 Ovum Donation, Michael Darder, MD
July 20 Male Infertility, Natan Bar-Chama, MD
July 27 PCOS Chat, Samuel Thatcher, MD, PhD
August 3 Adoption Support, Sara Barris, PsyD., Kathy Brodsky, CSW
August 10 Recurrent Miscarriage, Andrei Rebarber, MD
August 17 Understanding Perimenopause, David Barad, MD
August 24 Endometriosis, Nabil Husami, MD

WHEN: Each Thursday from July 1-August 31, 2000, beginning at 8 p.m. EST.

The AIA Online Fertility Series is free and open to the public by visiting the AIA web site at Additional support provided by Fertile Thoughts (, an online infertility community.

The American Infertility Association, headquartered in New York City, is an independent national nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting women and men facing decisions related to family building and reproductive health, and to forward these causes through advocacy, education, awareness building and research funding. For more information, contact the AIA at or online at

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