National Infertility Organization Honors RMA of New York for Community Support

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association honored Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) last night with The 2009 Friends of RESOLVE Award at their Annual Night of Hope Fundraiser, held at Tavern on the Green. This awards program recognizes individuals and practices who have been devoted to assisting women and men struggling with infertility. This Night of Hope supports RESOLVE in helping the 7.3 million people in the U.S. build a family through increased public education, advocacy and support.

"RMA of New York is truly honored to be awarded The 2009 Friends of RESOLVE Award," said Alan Copperman, MD, Co-Director of RMA of New York and Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Our mission of providing patients with up to date, accurate information about their diagnosis and treatment options in a caring, compassionate manner is very much in synch with RESOLVE's core goals. RESOLVE's support services have been indispensable to many of our patients and RMA of New York pledges to continue to work closely with RESOLVE to help individuals and couples build families."

"RESOLVE congratulates RMA of New York and all the 2009 Night of Hope Award recipients," said Barbara Collura, Executive Director of RESOLVE. "We are honored as a patient advocacy group to be able to bring the family building community together to celebrate all our achievements."

Since RESOLVE's inception in 1974, RESOLVE has brought the disease of infertility to the forefront of our nation's attention. The Night of Hope celebration is the industry's premier event saluting the achievements of the entire family building community. RESOLVE is proud to represent the infertility community and to work along-side all those supporting the women and men diagnosed with infertility.

About Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York: RMA of New York is the reproductive endocrinology and infertility division of Mount Sinai Medical Center and has been caring for patients in the midtown Manhattan location since 2001, with additional locations in Westchester and Long Island. RMA of New York is a full-service fertility center that consistently achieves high live birth rates, while maintaining low rates of triplet and higher birth outcomes. Highly individualized patient care is offered through seven reproductive endocrinologists, a urologist, a complementary care team of a clinical psychologist and a licensed clinical social worker, and highly qualified staff. For more information, please call 212.756.5777 or visit www.rmany.com

About RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association: Founded in 1974, RESOLVE, headquartered in McLean, VA, is the oldest and largest consumer-based, nonprofit group that provides education, advocacy and compassionate support for those struggling with infertility in the

United States. Each year, RESOLVE and its nationwide network of affiliates and chapters handle more than 1.5 million contacts from people seeking information and help. For more information, visit the RESOLVE website at www.resolve.org.

SOURCE Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York



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