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Showing posts from September, 2015

The Endometrial Receptivity Assay (ERA) at Dominion Fertility

I think that everyone should have the opportunity to live in a different part of the country from where they were raised. Although my parents were Bostonians through and through, they loved living in Europe (Trieste, Italy) and in Minneapolis, MN at various times in their 67 years of married life. When my wife and I met at Duke 30 years ago this month (actually it was in August), we were open to following our careers to different parts of the USA. After 14 months in Houston, TX (where I completed an Internship in Ob/Gyn at UTHCS-Houston) we were off to Northern California where she had been offered an Assistant Professorship at Stanford in the Department of Civil Engineering. One of the advantages of being married to a math and engineering PhD is that I never had to relearn Calculus once our kids hit high school..."Go ask your Mom. Go show Mom. Have Mom check that problem...." What a relief, and I was actually pretty good at Math in college. But I digress. So for nearly 7 y…

Tim Holden (1950-2015)

Captain Tim Holden, USN (Ret.), loving husband of Pam, devoted father of five beautiful girls: Kelsey Holden, Lindsey O'Brien (Eric), Christina Quinn (Bill), Elizabeth Holden, and Katherine Holden; and three grandchildren: Reilly and Trevor O'Brien, and Olivia Quinn. Tim was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Wheaton, MD. He was the eldest son of Cornelius and Mary Holden with eight siblings: Rosemary, Cornelius (Trish), Dennis (Eileen), Brian, Christopher (Lynne), Colin (Marta), Raymond (Charles), and Peter (Nancy). He attended St. Catherine Laboure School in Wheaton, MD and Cathedral Latin High School in Washington, DC. Tim graduated from the U.S Naval Academy in 1972 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He entered Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training and graduated in November 1973. Tim earned an Engineer Degree in Ocean Engineering and a Masters Degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston MA. During his m…