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CURRICULUM VITAE

Katherine Schoyer MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert/MCW Laboratory Building
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
- 09/1991 -9/1991-5/1995 B.A., Amherst College, Amherst MA. Magna cum laude.
- 09/1995 -9/1995-5/1999 M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
- 07/2003 -7/2003-6/2006 Clinical Fellow, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021.
- 06/1999 -6/1999-6/2003 Resident physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine, Prentice Women's Hospital, 250 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611.

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
- 07/2003 -7/2003-6/2006 Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021.
- 10/2012 -10/2012-current Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee WI 53226.
- 07/2006 -7/2006-11/2011 Assistant Professor, The Ronald O.Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021.

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
- 06/2003 -6/2003-10/2011 New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th St, New York NY 10021.
- 09/2006 -9/2006-10/2011 Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 East Main St, Mount Kisco, NY 10549.
- 12/2012 -12/2012- current Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226
- 10/2012 -10/2012- current Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53226.
- 11/2012 -11/2012-current Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Road Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
- 01/2007 -1/2007-10/2011 Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 234 E 149th st Bronx, NY 10451.

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Maintenance of Certification current for both July
2012
None
Obstetrics and Gynecology January 2007 December
2015
None
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility-April 2009 December
2015
None
-10/2012 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Fertility and Sterility Journal
None
-5/1999 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
None
-6/2001 Berlex Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Awarded to best teacher in PGY-2 class.
None
-6/2002-6/2003 Chief Administrative Resident, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
None
-5/2003 Dr. Augusta Webster Outstanding Resident Award, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
None
-5/2003 Golden Apple Teaching Award, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
None
-5/2003 CREOG Academic Achievement Award, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
None
-5/1995 Haskell R. Coplin Award, Dept. of Psychology, Amherst College. Awarded to best senior thesis in Psychology Department.
None
-1993-1995 Captain, Amherst College Women's Tennis Team.
None
HONORS AND AWARDS:
None
-5/1995 National Collegiate Athletic Association Postgraduate Scholarship.
None
 
MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
- 06/1999 -6/1999 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Funding: Institutional
- 06/2009 -6/2009- Present Fertility and Sterility.
- 09/2001 -9/2001 American Society of Reproductive Medicine
JOURNAL REVIEWS:
- 04/2011 -4/2011- Present Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title: A Phase 3, randomized, double-blind, active-controlled (non-inferiority trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of a single injection of SCH 900962 (corifollitropin alfa) to induce multifollicular development for controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) u)
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Multicenter
- 2010 Dates: 2010-2011
Funding: Pharmaceutical
Title: Follow-up protocol to collect the outcome and safety of frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FTET) cycles after cryopreservation of embryos in clinical study (Study P06031).
Role: Co-investigator
PI:Multicenter/Merck
- 2010 Dates: 2010-2011
Funding: Merck
Current
Peer Review
Title: How do patients' knowledge and beliefs about infertility treatment change over time and affect treatment.
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Kathryn Flynn (PhD)
- 2012 Dates: 2012-present
Funding: R21
Non-Peer Review
Title: Risky recreation: A study of the psychology of unsafe sexual behavior. Senior thesis submitted to the Dept. of Psychology (Amherst College)
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Dr Russell Weigel
- 1994 Dates: 1994-1995
Funding: Institutional
Title: The effects of hormonal stimulation on endometrial cell gene and protein expression in preparation for implantation
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Dr. Helen Liu
- 2004 Dates: 2004-2006
Funding: Institutional
Title: Follicular fluid cytokines and granulose cell gene expression as predictors of oocyte maturity in PCOS patients.
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Dr Steve Spandorfer
- 2005 Dates: 2005-2008
Funding: Institutional
Title:Analysis of serum leptin (AMH and insulin-like growth factor levels as predictors for IVF outcome in PCOS patients)
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Dr. Zev Rosenwaks
- 2004 Dates: 2004-2008
Funding: Institutional
Title:Luteal estradiol patch pretreatment prior to IVF: Predictors of success
Role: Co-investigator
PI: Dr. Zev Rosenwaks
- 2004 Dates 2004-2011.
5/ 1999 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
-2007- 2011 Twice yearly Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco NY.
-1/2012- Resident C.R.E.O.G. Review, Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee WI 53226
-1/2012 Grand rounds, St Joseph's Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road West Bend, WI 53095
-3/2012 Grand rounds, Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
-3/2012 Froedtert Health Patient Education Seminar, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53226
-1/2007-10/2011 Twice yearly Grand Rounds, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 234 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451.
 
National
- 01/2013
-10/2007 The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Postgraduate course for managers, "Innovations in Reproductive Medicine, " Washington D.C.
TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Cornell Medical Student Education
- 07/2003
Cornell Resident Education
-7/2007-10/11, Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility Resident Education Coordinator, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY.
Medical College of Wisconsin
-1/2013- present Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility Lecturer, Medical Student Clerkship. Provide one hour lecture per rotation.
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Dragisic K, Spandorfer S. Laparoscopy. In: Chan P, Goldstein M, Rosenwaks Z, editors. Reproductive Medicine Secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus;2004, p.235-240.
 
Abstracts
1. Dragisic K, Joffe AJ. Preferences of adolescents and parents for health education. Poster presentation at the Society for Adolescent Medicine, Atlanta, GA, March 1998.
2. Dragisic K, Padilla L, Milad M. Accuracy of the rectovaginal examination in detecting cul-de-sac disease. Oral presentation at the Global Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists 30th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2001.
3. Dragisic K, Milad MP. Hysterectomy does not significantly change sexual function. Poster presentation at The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 71st Annual Meeting, La Jolla, CA, October 2003.
4. Dragisic K, Davis O, Fasouliotis S, Rosenwaks Z. Luteal estradiol patch/GnRH-antagonist suppression prior to gonadotropin stimulation improves IVF outcome in poor responders: A novel approach. Oral presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 60th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, October 2004.
5. Dragisic K, Kligman I, Fasouliotis S, Rosenwaks Z. Decreasing the risk of multiple pregnancy in IVF: Lessons learned from embryo cryopreservation. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 60th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, October 2004.
6. Liu H, He Z, Wang W, Dragisic K, Rosenwaks Z . Demiembryo viability can be improved by symmetric embryo splitting. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
7. Dragisic K, Liu HC, Bongiovanni AM, Witkin S, Rosenwaks Z, Spandorfer SD. Insulin -like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I) and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3 (IGFBP-3) in PCOS IVF patients: correlations with outcome. Oral presentation in the SREI Fellows Research Session at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
8. Dragisic K, Bongiovanni A, Liu H, Witkin S, Rosenwaks Z, Spandorfer SD. Leptin: does it play a role in multifollicular recruitment in PCOS patients undergoing IVF? Oral presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
9. Dragisic K, Liu HC, He ZY, Rosenwaks Z. Using real-time PCR to study hormonal regulation of implantation-related gene expression. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
10. Dragisic K, Liu HC, He ZY, Rosenwaks Z. Patterns of hormonally regulated endometrial secretory proteins as detected by a protein chip microarray. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
11. Dragisic K, Baek K, Fasouliotis Z, Spandorfer SD. Metformin usage in PCOS patients undergoing IVF does not improve outcome when utilizing a dual suppression stimulation protocol. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2005.
12. Dragisic K, Spandorfer SD, He ZY, Liu HC, Rosenwaks Z. Granulosa cell gene expression of IGF-II and IGFBP-3 in PCOS patients as a predictor of IVF outcome. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2006.
13. Dragisic K, Liu HC, He ZY, Witkin S, Rosenwaks Z, Spandorfer SD. Association of IGF-I, IGF-II and IGFBP-3 with individual oocyte maturity in PCOS patients: Evaluation of follicular fluid protein and granulosa cell gene expression. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2006.
14. Dragisic K, Liu HC, Witkin S, Rosenwaks Z, Spandorfer SD. Adiponectin Levels during COH for IVF in PCOS Patients. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2006.
15. Shastri S, Barbieri B, Kligman I, Schoyer KD, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z. The use of the luteal Estradiol patch/ GnRH pretreatment in poor responders. Oral presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, October 2008.
16. Barbieri B, Shastri S, Kligman I, Schoyer KD, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z. The use of the luteal Estradiol patch/ GnRH pretreatment in young poor responders. Oral presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, October 2008.
17. Barbieri B, Shastri S, Goldschlag DG, Amoroso K, Schoyer KD, Rosenwaks Z. Fertility implications for the Fragile X mutation carrier. Poster presentation at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, October 2008.
18. Singer T, Schoyer KD, Lin S, Huang JY, Abdallah R, Rosenwaks Z. A unique case of a cornual ectopic pregnancy following an ipsilateral salpingectomy and a frozen embryo transfer. Poster presentation at the 39th AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas NV, November 2010.