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Monday, July 10, 2017
5:00–8:00 p.m.


Alumni House at Adelphi University 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY

Fertility and Breast Cancer Forum

Avner Hershlag, M.D., FACOG
Chief, Northwell Health Fertility
Professor of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Medicine, Hofstra School of Medicine

Dr. Hershlag is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. He serves as the Chief of the Fertility Center at Northwell Health, providing fertility services to the Greater New York region, where he has cared for patients for more than 20 years and established successful programs at the center, including: Donor Egg, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), Egg Freezing, and Fertility Preservation. Dr. Hershlag serves as an attending physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at North Shore University Hospital. He holds a faculty appointment as Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Dr. Hershlag completed his undergraduate and graduate education training in his native country, Israel, and graduated from the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. While in medical school, Dr. Hershlag was elected Director of Medical Education of the International Federation of Medical Students Society (IFMSA). Following three years of a General Surgery residency at Hadassah, Dr. Hershlag moved to the United States in 1984. Here, he completed his Ob-Gyn residency at the George Washington University Medical Center and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hershlag has developed a rigorous research program at the center, with several ongoing research projects. His research now focuses on the impact of genetics on infertility, as well as fertility preservation and prevention of cancer through genetic screening and PGD. He is also invested in access to fertility care and the ethics of reproductive technologies. He is a past member of the board of directors of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. Dr. Hershlag is the author of sixty original papers, over 30 book chapters, and a novel entitled, Misconception. He is the recipient of several awards including Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors over the past several years.

Stella & Dot (5:00 p.m. before the start of our forum)

Stella and Dot, is an on trend jewelry & accessory  social selling company that creates flexible entrepreneurial opportunities for women. Our boutique-style jewelry and accessories line is available exclusively through in-home Trunk Shows by Independent Stylists and online. Our one of a kind collections are designed by celebrated New York designers and featured in Gossip Girl, In Style and Lucky Magazine as well as on the wrists and necklines of today’s hottest celebrities. From engraved necklaces to personalized charms to gorgeous handbags, totes and scarves, and half the line under $50, there is something for everyone.
Stylist Jaimie Adler will be on hand with the summer’s hottest styles – jewelry..sunnies…tunics and more! She will be holding an earring drive. Guests can purchase earrings that will then be gifted to women currently undergoing treatment and attending a support group​. In addition she will be donating 15% of sales to the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program.

All forums are free and open to the public.

Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required.

If you are unable to attend our forum, it will be on Facebook Live from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

A video of the event will also be available on our YouTube channel.

» Register online for the forum

Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program
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