Laura Augustine, CRNP, FNP-C, graduated from Arcadia University with a Bachelor of Arts in biology, focusing her thesis on minimizing chemotherapeutic effects on primordial follicular reserves. She then went on to complete an accelerated Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner who has spent the past two years specializing in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in the Philadelphia area. Additionally, she is currently working on the completion of her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Thomas Jefferson University. She works closely with Dr. Lynn Westphal and Dr. Nastaran Foyouzi in conducting research on improving IVF clinical outcomes.