Posted on 2021-05-14 at 07:24:46
John Whitney has spent his career expanding his expertise in the science and management of all aspects of fertility care. Having held leadership roles in both IVF and genetics laboratories, as well as in egg donation and cryopreservation services, John is dedicated to creating efficient, effective third-party reproduction solutions to help more people create their families. John began his career in fertility care as an embryologist, spending more than a decade working in an IVF laboratory, advancing the science of third-party reproduction and teaching blastocyst biopsy techniques worldwide. He joined the business development team of Ovation® Fertility in 2016, where he helped develop Ovation Genetics into its current role as an industry leader. In 2017, Ovation enlisted John’s program development skills to build Ovation’s Donor Services program from the ground up. John has presented his research on improving outcomes utilizing PGT-A, embryology culture and morphology at multiple worldwide scientific events, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress and Expo (ASRM), European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Annual Meeting (ESHRE), the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society Congress (PGDIS), and the Universal Egyptian Assisted Reproductive Technology Summit (UEARS). John graduated from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo, where he studied animal science and applied biotechnology.
Gay dad Rodney Cruise is something of an expert on setting expectations in Co-parenting arrangements. Over the last 14 years Rodney and his Taiwanese partner Jeff have between them fathered a child via surrogacy, four via co-parenting with two lesbian couples and five further children via ‘identity-release’ sperm donation. For many busy professionals, co-parenting seems […]
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
While Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sydney are popular destinations for Family Building and for a good quality IVF, increasing numbers need a surrogate and such services are harder to access. Yet a global audit of surrogacy agencies in 2018 showed China to be in the top three user nations of cross-border surrogacy globally. In the […]