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Dr. Jacob F. Mayer Jr.

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Eastern Virginia Medical School
825 Fairfax Ave. Suite 310
Norfolk, Virginia 23507
United States

Company Description: EVMS was founded by the community in 1973 to improve health through teaching, discovering and caring. The collaborative culture at EVMS draws like-minded students...   more

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  • PhD , reproductive physiology
    Johns Hopkins University
  • PhD degree
    Johns Hopkins University
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EVMS Medical Group, 10 June 2014 [cached]
Eastern Virginia Medical School: Dr. Jacob Mayer discusses frozen embryos on CNN
CNN.COM: VIDEO: Jacob Mayer, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and director of the embryology laboratory at the EVMS Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine Interviewed About Baby Born from 20-year-old Embryo
New York Post: Baby From 20-year Egg
Team of Egg Donation Experts at The World Egg Bank, 15 April 2014 [cached]
Dr. Jacob F. Mayer, Jr.
Jacob F. Mayer Jr., PhD, HCLD, ELD, CC
Dr. Jacob F. Mayer Jr. Jacob (Jake) F. Mayer Jr., PhD, HCLD, ELD, CC is ABB board-certified in Embryology and Andrology.
Dr Mayer received his PhD in Reproductive Physiology from The Johns Hopkins University in 1980. He joined the IVF program at the Jones Institute in Norfolk in 1982 and is presently Professor in the Department of Ob/Gyn, in the Jones Institute at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He currently serves as the Clinical Laboratory Director of the Embryology Lab at The Jones Institute (since 1994); the offsite Laboratory Director at the Jones Institute of Western Penns/Allegehny Healthcare System in Pittsburgh, PA (since 2003) and also the offsite Laboratory Director at the University Reproductive Care, Depart of Ob/Gyn, University of Washington (Seattle)(since 2011).
Since 2004, he has also served as both Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner for the College of American Pathologists in the ASRM/CAP Reproductive Laboratory Accreditation Program.
Dr Mayer is both an instructor and the Director of the On-line Masters Program in Embryology and Andrology at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine. Since 2004, this program has produced over 150 graduates and this number continues to grow as the 11th class has recently begun its course of study.
Dr Mayer has been a member of American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) since 1984. He has served on numerous ASRM committees. He was the first chairman of the Reproductive Laboratory Technology Professional Group (1991 - 92); a Legislative Monitor for ASRM Government Office from 1990 - 1997; Co-Chairman of the ASRM Government and Public Relations Committee (1999-2001), a member of ASRM Practice Committee Task Force for the Revision of Guidelines for Gamete and Embryo Donation (2001-2002) and chair of the "EmbryoMail" Advisory Committee (2008 - present). He received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Reproductive Medicine in Oct 2006. He has also received the ASRM 2010 Service Award for having continuously contributed 10 or more years of service to the ASRM.
He has also served in various capacities on the SART Executive Council. He served as a representative Laboratory Director on the SART Executive Council from1995-1998. He was a member of the SART International Committee 1997-2001, Co-Chairman of the Government and Public Relations Committee from1998-2001, Special member for FDA affairs (2001-2006), Representative of the CAP/ASRM's Lab accreditation program (2004-2010) and Laboratory Representative for the National Coalition for Oversight of Assisted Reproductive Technology (NCOART) (1996-2010).
Finally, he has served with a number of organizations, relevant to reproductive medicine. These include National Institute of Health - NIH (member of the "Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director NIH" creating NIH guidelines and oversight structure for research involving human pluripotent stem cells. 1999-00) He was a member of National Board of RESOLVE (2001-2005).
Embryology Laboratory Virginia Maryland Washington DC, 3 April 2012 [cached]
Jacob Mayer, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., Director, MCFIVF Embryology Laboratory
Dr. Mayer is the Director of the Muasher Center for Fertility and IVF Embryology Laboratory. He is a highly regarded clinician and researcher and his work is respected throughout the medical community. Dr. Mayer has trained many embryologists in the US and abroad and serves as a consultant to many IVF programs. He earned his Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology at Johns Hopkins University where he also completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Biology. He is a member of the Executive Council of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) having served since 1995. He is currently on the National Board for RESOLVE, a patient's advocacy infertility association.
Dr. Mayer previously served as Laboratory Director of the Hoag Fertility Service Center in Orange County, California. During the four years between 1982 and 1986, he was a member of the clinical embryology team at the Jones Institute. e is also currently Director, of the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine Embryology Laboratory and is an Associate Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School
He has been the featured speaker at numerous conferences on infertility and reproductive medicine. His research efforts received national attention in 1999 when he presented the results of his study on the use of highly purified air in IVF incubators. With the addition of IVF incubator air filters, laboratories around the world have experienced dramatic increases in pregnancy rates. He has also been involved in many research breakthroughs including intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
Our Virginia fertility clinic staff include Jake Mayer, Ph.D. a noted embryology researcher and clinician.
Fertility Specialist Virginia Infertility Clinic, 9 Nov 2010 [cached]
Jacob Mayer, PhD, HCLD, professor Director, Embryology Laboratories
Dr. Jacob Mayer, ..., 13 Jan 2008 [cached]
Dr. Jacob Mayer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Director, Embryology Lab
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