Valerie, a founder partner of Fertility Genetics, graduated in Biology in 1990 and began training as an embryologist under the tutorship of Lord Winston. She has since gained a master's degree in Health Promotion, a Ph.D. in Reproductive Immunology, a Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists, Academy of Healthcare Science, and Institute of Biomedical Scientists and is registered as a consultant clinical scientist specialising in genomic medicine within reproductive science.
Working within her specialism to promote the training of embryologists Val is an ex-chair and member of the panel of examiners for reproductive science for the RCPath and assessor for the Academy of Clinical Science, Academy for Health Care Science, and guest lecturer for STP at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is the training lead for the Association of Reproductive Clinical Scientists support staff, a member of the ARCS continuing professional development committee, and co-chair of the ARCS Education committee.
Valerie works with IVF providers and their patients to support an understanding of the growing volume of genetic testing options and fertility treatment pathways.
What we think at MyFertility
Valerie is one of the most prominent names in IVF in the UK with her contributions to embryology and genetic counselling. Her breadth of knowledge and experience is a major factor in the immense success of Fertility Genetics in a short period of time. Valerie is a trusted partner to MyFertility and an authority in her field.