Dr. Jennifer Patrick brings decades of embryology skill and experience to the Procreate team as our High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD). She holds a PhD in Biopreservation from University of North Carolina in Charlotte and is an HCLD board-certified embryologist with 20 years of experience. She is responsible for the first live birth from vitrification in North Carolina and South Carolina as well as the first live birth from blastocyst biopsy in North Carolina. In addition to her Lab Director activities with Procreate Fertility Center and IVF Virginia, Dr. Patrick manages an embryo donation program and serves on the embryology advisory board for several PGT companies. She is also well known and respected in the academic community and has published multiple abstracts and papers on topics of mosaicism and embryo culture. Dr. Patrick is the proud mother of 3 boys and enjoys spending time with them outdoors.