Dr. Linda Applegarth is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology at the Perelman/Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York City and is past Director of Psychological Services. She has been involved in the field of infertility and reproductive medicine for over 40 years. Her clinical work has focused on assisting individuals and couples with the psychological components related to family-building options, fertility treatment, fertility preservation & donor-assisted reproduction. Dr. Applegarth is past Chair of the ASRM Mental Health Professional Group and is a past Secretary of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Her primary research interest includes follow-up with families and children of created through donor-assisted reproduction. Her professional life has also included numerous teaching and other speaking engagements with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, with other professional organizations, and with Pharma. This also includes presenting Grand Rounds at the Weill Cornell Medical College, the University of Vermont Medical School, and the Boston University School of Medicine.