Our Faculty:

Neal-Perry GenevieveGenevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD Professor and Division Chief
Dr. Neal-Perry is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is the Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division. Dr. Neal-Perry is an Endocrine Society Council Member at Large, and a division member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division. Dr. Neal-Perry is a standing member of the Reproduction, Andrology and Gynecology as well as the Integrative Clinical Endocrinology and Reproduction NIH study sections. She has expertise in minimally invasive surgery, the management of menopause, and the comprehensive care of patients diagnosed with endocrinopathies, cancer and autoimmune disorders that disrupt the reproductive axis. She is the recipient of multiple accolades including the American Foundation for Aging Research, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faculty Development Award, AMA Women Physician Section Mentor Award and The Endocrine Society Mentor Award. Her research on female reproductive age on neuroendocrine function and maternal nutrition on reproductive health of female offspring has been recognized by the Faculty of 1000 as important scientific contributions in the field of Endocrinology and Reproduction. Dr. Neal-Perry is currently funded by NIH and industry grants.

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Christopher N Herndon, MD Assistant Professor and Associate Medical Director
Christopher Herndon, M.D. is Assistant Professor and Associate Medical Director of the IVF program at UW. He is board-certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Herndon earned his M.D. degree with honors at Yale University and completed residency training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard University. He underwent fellowship training at UCSF in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.




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Bo Yu, MD, MS Assistant Professor
Dr. Bo Yu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her MD degree from the University of Michigan with honors, and completed her OBGYN residency training at Columbia University Medical Center, and her REI fellowship training at NIH. Before joining UW, she was an assistant professor in OBGYN at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her research focuses on the impact of ovarian aging, assisted reproduction, and chemotherapy on the epigenome. She has received research grants from NIH, ASRM, and Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine. She has expertise in oncofertility and assisted reproduction.


Emalee Danforth

Emalee Danforth, CNM, MSN Teaching Associate
Emalee Danforth is a Certified Nurse Midwife practicing in the field of infertility here at University Reproductive Care. She received her graduate training in Midwifery at the University of Washington and practiced full scope Midwifery care (well-woman gynecology, prenatal, labor and postpartum care) for 5 years following. She has a longstanding interest in fertility work and is pleased to work with individuals and families on the path to parenthood.