David Hill, Ph.D., ELD, HCLD, Scientific Director
David L. Hill, PhD is the Scientific Director of PGD by ART and ART Reproductive Center located in Beverly Hills, California and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA as well as a research faculty member at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has been the Scientific Director for programs for assisted reproductive technology since 1987 . Dr. Hill’s record of performance in this field is one of continuous advancement, both in success rates, increased patient volume and early recognition of emergent technologies that have clinical utility. Dr. Hill has authored many papers on several aspects of assisted reproductive technology and lectures extensively on the subject. Dr. Hill received his early education at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He received his PhD in Pathobiology from the University of Connecticut and completed two postdoctoral fellowships, the first through Harvard Medical School and the second through John Muir Cancer and Aging Institute, Walnut Creek, California.
Dr. Hill has a very extensive list of “peer reviewed” publications appearing in major fertility journals, such as “Fertility and Sterility” and many others.
Jason Barritt, PhD, HCLD, Laboratory Director
Dr. Barritt holds national certification as a High Complexity Laboratory Director with the American Association of Bioanalysts. He has also been awarded New York State Department of Health Certification as a Laboratory Director in Andrology, Endocrinology and Human Tissue Banking. He serves as the Embryology Laboratory Director at ART Reproductive Center, as well as a Research Scientist coordinating studies to contribute to the advancement of infertility treatments. Dr. Barritt received his BS degree in biology from Pacific Lutheran University, followed by his MS degree in Human Genetics and his PhD in Human Anatomy from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Gamete and Embryo Research Laboratory at the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science of Saint Barnabas. Prior to joining the team at ART Reproductive Center, Dr. Barritt was responsible for all Direction of the Embryology, Andrology and Endocrinology Laboratories at both RMA of New York and The Reproductive Center in Ohio. Over the last 18 years Dr. Barritt has presented his clinical and research findings at scientific meetings around the world and has published multiple research papers in the field of reproductive medicine. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in female fertility preservation (oocyte freezing) and on the role of mitochondria in human oocytes and embryos.