FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific Advisory Board of Vivere Health, LLC has awarded $15,000 in grants to reproductive endocrinology and infertility academic fellows as part of the 2014 Midwest Reproductive Symposium International "Southbound Train" grant. This grant provides financial support for registration, travel arrangements and hotel accommodations during the symposium June 19-21 in Chicago, Ill.
In addition, the board today announced the availability of $45,000 in two separate grants pools to support research reflective of the mission and goals of the board, and to assist fellows traveling to the 2014 American Society of Reproductive Medicine annual meeting. The two pools of grants include:
- three research grants of $10,000 each for reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellows whose research goals reflect the mission and goals of the board;
- and 10 grants of $1,500 each to support registration, travel and hotel accommodations at the ASRM annual meeting Oct. 18-22 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
"The field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility is both limitlessly rewarding and timelessly challenging," said Daniel Williams, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas and chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board. "We appreciate the commitment these fellows show to our specialty and are excited to be able to provide financial support for robust educational opportunities like these."
The board is a five-member group of independent, fertility and reproductive health experts. These clinical advisors are nationally distinguished specialists dedicated to shaping the future of women's health and reproductive medicine. The group's founding sponsor is Vivere Health, LLC, the leading expert in the nation for building, maintaining and enhancing multi-specialty ambulatory surgery centers and fertility laboratories providing comprehensive reproductive health.
The board provides financial support, oversees medical research and sponsors scientific education to advance fertility care and meet the long-term reproductive health needs of physicians and patients nationwide. The goals of the board include:
- advocating for clinical effectiveness and safety of infertility treatments, products and services;
- promoting the use of industry quality controls, clinical standards and best practices;
- promoting research related to the field of REI;
- and highlighting educational opportunities around the field of REI.
For more information or to apply for these grants, visit www.viverehealth.com/scientificadvisoryboard and choose "Grants." Online application submissions for research grants will be accepted through June 30 and online ASRM grant submissions will be accepted through May 31.
SOURCE Vivere Health, LLC