Dr. Joanna Ellington has been CEO of INGfertility since its inception in 1994, and a mother of boys since 1992. She has seen three of the company's products to market, including Isocare Sperm Wash and Pre~Seed.
Dr. Ellington is an internationally recognized scientist in the area of sperm physiology with over 75 publications. Her primary areas of research have been in: sperm storage in the Fallopian tube--how long sperm can live in the woman prior to ovulation--(longer than you think); and how sperm DNA is damaged by assisted reproduction methods or male exposure to medications and toxins.
Dr. Ellington's research in male reproductive physiology was honored by the scientific community when she received the Internationally recognized Young Andrologist Award in 2003. She has held leadership positions in several medical societies, including an Executive Council position in the American Society of Andrology (sperm physiologists). Dr. Ellington received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1990 in Reproductive Physiology. She is also a Board Certified Diplomat of the American College of Theriogenologist (Animal ObGyn).
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