Dr. Hogerty is our IVF Lab Director and Embryologist. She has been with CRBI since 2014. She oversees all lab operations and makes sure we meet all regulatory guidelines. She has streamlined every process in the lab and stays up to date on the industry standards. Her motivation is the joy she gets out of helping patients create the families of their dreams. Jaime grew up in Columbia, Missouri and graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She and her husband have two boys and one huge dog. Her interests are making babies (like in the IVF lab), helping patients, and working with people who also like to do those things! But most of all, she loves taking care of her own family. If she had spare time, she would love more time to play with her kids, do yoga, eat out, travel, read, and binge watch Netflix with her husband Chris!
Patty Jilbert is one of our veteran Embryologists who has been with us for almost 30 years. She is certified as a technical supervisor by American Board of Bioanalysis in Embryology and Andrology. She handles all aspects of IVF including sperm injection, trophectoderm biopsy and embryo and oocyte cryopreservation. She enjoys providing excellent laboratory services and seeing the pictures of the babies she has helped create over the years!
Patty grew up in Indianapolis and went to IUPUI. She has three sons and four grandchildren. She loves water sports and doing home improvement projects with her husband as well as spending time with her family.
Jessica is an Embryologist and General Supervisor of the lab. She has been with CRBI since 2016 and is certified in Andrology Laboratory Science. She loves the daily interaction with patients and especially enjoys working in the lab and keeping up on the science behind reproductive endocrinology. Jessica is truly passionate about her career and is looking forward to many more years to come!
Jessica grew up in New Castle, Indiana and attended Ball State University, IU Purdue-Ft. Wayne and IUPUI. She is married to her college sweetheart, Jason, and they have a "rainbow baby" girl named Savannah. They also have a rescue husky named Dakota that is very much a member of their family. Aside from work, Jessica enjoys dogs, traveling, boating and spending time with family.
James is an Embryologist and has been with CRBI since 2019. He works closely with the group of Embryologists with everything from endocrine blood testing to testicular tissue analysis, and helps out with various tasks in the IVF lab. His favorite part of his job is the chance to help patients create families. He loves the field of reproductive endocrinology and the fact that it is an ever-evolving field with new procedures and technologies.
James grew up in Zionsville, Indiana and attended Indiana University. He and his fiancé, Emily, live in Zionsville with their rescue dog, Gracie. James was one of three kids in his family, and he now has 3 nieces and nephews. When not working in the lab, James enjoys bike riding, dogs, travel and golf.
Mackensey is an Embryologist and has been with CRBI since 2019. She also works closely with the group of Embryologists performing a variety of tasks in the lab from semen analysis to egg retrieval and conventional insemination. She also loves the daily patient interactions and helping patients who have been trying for years to become parents. She likes the variety in this field, and how every day is different.
Mackensey grew up in Covington, Indiana and attended Purdue University. She has one sister and lives with her beloved cat, Sullivan. When she is not at work, she enjoys cross fit, weight lifting, hiking and camping.
Jen is our Administrative Support Specialist and has been with CRBI since 2015. She keeps the office going by taking care of patient billing and collection, reception, answering phones, making appointments and supporting everyone on staff with administrative needs. Her favorite part of the job is the connection with the patients. She loves working in a caring and compassionate environment.
Jen grew up in South Bend, Indiana and graduated from Ball State University. She has a teenage son that keeps her busy with marching band activities. She participates in a 5K every month and she enjoys music and being crafty.
The Center for Reproductive Biology of Indiana is inspected and accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) every two years, in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards. It is registered with, and inspected by, the FDA. We adhere to the guidelines set forth in our field by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and submit the outcomes of all our IVF cycles to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) for annual reporting.
Our staff is certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) as technical supervisors (TS), general supervisors (GS), or laboratory scientists (LS) in the specialties of andrology and/or embryology. Lab members are required to have significant experience in assisted reproductive technology (ART) and must pass a written examination on their specialty. In addition, they participate in continuing education opportunities locally and nationally to attain and maintain these certifications. This is a voluntary accreditation which CRBI supports to further the ongoing education and professionalism of our IVF staff.
Jaime Hogerty, Ph.D., serves as our laboratory director. She is certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) as a High-complexity Clinical Lab Director (HCLD), an Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD), and as a Clinical Consultant (CC).
The CRBI Staff participates in the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) Proficiency Testing Services every year. And the CRBI staff are all members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).