Learn More About Monica
Monica’s passion lies in taking care of the whole patient. Monica works with patients and stresses the importance of integrating comprehensive care – including yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy and nutrition – with fertility treatment. Body mass index (BMI), the mind-body connection and stress release are important parts of the fertility equation.
Monica was awarded “Nurse of the Month” in 2010 by FertilityAuthority.com, a trusted source for fertility information. Her research interests include polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), improving the efficiency of donor oocyte programs, advancing education for nurse managers, and developing patient teaching techniques. Monica enjoys any opportunity for teaching nurses or other staff members.
She has published abstracts, online articles, a book chapter and more. She chaired the ASRM Nursing course in 2007 and was a recipient of the IVP Care’s Professional Patient Education Grant in 2004. She is one of the founding members of the Advanced Nursing Network, a committee of the nursing practice group (NPG), whose purpose is to establish a national network of nurses in managerial or midlevel positions.
Monica received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society.