2002 Annual Meeting Program Faculty

K. Diane Daly: Wife and mother of four, she is first President of the AAFCP. She is a registered nurse and certified FertilityCare Practitioner and Educator, coordinator of NFP for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and co-coordinator of the Department of FertilityCare Services at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center. Diane is also on the faculty of the Pope Paul VI Institute Education Programs and is one of the co-developers of the CREIGHTON MODEL FertilityCare System.

Peter Danis, MD, CNFPMC: Chairman, Family Medicine Department, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Danis is Chairman of the Science and Research Committee of the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals.

Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CFCE, CNFPMC, Dip, ABOG, ABLS, SRS: Obstetrician-Gynecologist with a specialty in reproductive medicine and surgery. Director of the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction, Omaha, Nebraska. Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Serves on the Commission on Accreditation, AAFCP.

Eileen Lyon, PhD: Received a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1993. Her areas of specialization are Modern British History and Church History. She was Fulbright Scholar and Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholar. She is currently Assistant Professor of History at the State University of New York, College at Fredonia. She is the author of Politicians in the Pulpit (1999) and numerous articles and papers.

Sr. Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD: Director of the Center for NaProEthics, the ethics division of the Pope Paul VI Institute, and editor of its ethics newsletter, The NaProEthics Forum. She specializes in procreative and birth ethics through consultations, publications and public speaking, and is a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Georganna Morin, RN, CFCE: Chairman, Commission on Certification, American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals. She is Natural Family Planning Coordinator for the Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana.

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CNFPMC: Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He is Past President of the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals. Dr. Stanford is a past recipient of the Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. His current research in fertility care is funded by the National Institutes of Health.