St Michael's University Hospital, Bristol, UK
Mrs Caroline Overton is a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St Michael's University Hospital in Bristol, with special expertise in gynaecological ultrasound scanning and laparoscopic surgery. She is lead Gynaecologist for the University Hospitals Bristol Early Pregnancy Clinic and Endometriosis Centre. Nationally, she is Chair of the Association of Early Pregnancy Units and medical advisor to Endometriosis UK. She was a member of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guideline development group which published guidance on miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy in December 2012. Mrs Overton has written several books on reproductive (fertility) medicine, laparoscopic surgery and endometriosis.
University of New South Wales
Bill Ledger is Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia, where he moved from being Head of Department at University of Sheffield, UK, in 2011. He is also Director of Research and development at IVF-Australia. He has published extensively on infertility and its causes, is on the Editorial Board of several major journals including Fertility and Sterility and BJOG, and was also a member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority until his move in 2011.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Michael A. Thomas, MD is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is Fellowship and Section Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio. His previous roles include Director of the Center for Reproductive Health at the University of Cincinnati and Vice Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is board–certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Professor Thomas gained his B.S. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, in 1980 and his M.D. from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Champaign, Illinois in 1984. His research interests include Contraception, Infertility, Stress and Reproductive Function, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Menopause. He is also a member of the Endocrine Society, the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) and the Society for Family Planning (SFP).
Professor Thomas is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of assisted reproduction and has published extensively in this area including articles in Fertility and Sterility, the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Menopause.
Bristol Sexual Heath Centre, Bristol, UK
Peter Greenhouse is a Consultant in Sexual Health at the Bristol Sexual Health Centre, Bristol, and secretary of the British Foundation against Sexually Transmitted Infections. Since setting up the UK's first integrated sexual health clinic in Ipswich in 1991, Dr Greenhouse has pioneered the development of services that integrate Venerology and Gynecology. He has published widely in the area of sexual health, including articles in the British Medical Journal, Practitioner and the Lancet, and worked extensively in the media and with government on contraceptive policy and STIs.
Dr Dawn Harper is a GP based in Gloucestershire where she also runs specialist clinics focusing on women's health, weight management and menstrual disorders. Dr Harper has been working as a media doctor for several years and she regularly appears on 'This Morning' on ITV1 , 'The Wright Stuff' on Channel Five, 'Woman's Hour' on Radio 4 and Channel 4's 'Embarrassing Bodies'.