Dr. Jacob F. Mayer, Jr.
Jacob F. Mayer Jr., PhD, HCLD, ELD, CC
Dr. Jacob F. Mayer Jr.
(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.
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).
received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Reproductive Medicine
in Oct 2006.
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).
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).