Meet our current RWJ/RMANJ fellows
Our fellows possess both the clinical and scientific acumen necessary to make them great leaders in the field, but also the compassion and commitment to make them great doctors providing the best care in Reproductive Medicine.
Marie D. Werner, M.D. completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Werner obtained her B.A. from Boston College in 2004 and her M.D. from New Jersey Medical School in 2008. At NJMS, Dr. Werner was elected by her peers and professors to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. During medical school, she was also awarded the Young Investigators Travel Grant by the American Thyroid Association for published research in thyroid disease and pregnancy. In her final year of residency, Dr. Werner was chosen as the administrative chief resident of her program, where she serves in both an administrative and clinical supervisory role. During her residency she has published research in oocyte cryopreservation, and given presentations at conferences sponsored by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the International Society of Fertility Preservation.
“The fellowship at RWJ-RMANJ is setting a new standard for REI training programs across the country, and I feel privileged to be a part of the team. Driven by the vision of our fellowship director, Dr. Richard Scott, you are given the unique opportunities to lead translational research which is implemented in clinical care. The harmonious interplay between personalized medicine in a large volume practice and excellence in research prepares you for a successful future.”
Dr. Marie Werner
Dr. Jason Franasiak (2013-2016)
Jason M. Franasiak, M.D., our second year fellow, graduated from the College of William & Mary Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with focuses in Biology and Biochemistry. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies. He went on to complete his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Franasiak was elected to the Education Administrative Chief Resident position and received several medical education teaching awards including the Teaching Certificate of Outstanding Merit from American College of Surgeon’s, the Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Golden Tarheel Award for medical student teaching. His research resulted in several presentations at national meetings, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Gynecologic Investigations, and peer reviewed publications in minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis, and the human endometrium. Dr. Franasiak is honored to join the RWJ-RMANJ family.
“The faculty and staff at RWJ-RMANJ provide an unparalleled environment for fellow training. The curriculum combines cutting edge basic science and translational research with a busy clinical experience which has education, not service, at its heart. At RWJ-RMANJ I feel like I am part of a family whose goal is to help fellows excel as clinicians, researchers, and leaders in reproductive medicine.”
Dr. Jason Franasiak
Caroline R. Juneau, M.D. joined us in July of this year as our current first year RWJ/RMANJ Fellow. Dr. Juneau graduated from the University of South Alabama Cum Laude with a focus in Biology and Chemistry. She received her M.D. from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society by her peers. During medical school, she was also awarded the Gibbons Travel Grant by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology . She went on to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she received the ‘Excellence in Medical Student Education’ teaching award 3 times and served as chairperson of the Resident Education Committee. Her research in medical school and residency resulted in several oral presentations at national meetings including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Roengten Ray Society annual meetings. Dr. Juneau is honored to join the RWJ-RMANJ team.
“I am honored to be a part of a team where the heart of the program is a commitment to education. Dr. Scott’s mentorship and support by fellow clinicians, along with the extensive resources and newest technologies available, helps us to build research projects that will directly affect patient care. The ample training opportunities provided at RWJ-RMANJ’s high volume clinic is what sets this program apart. I look forward to working with a team that has genuine comradery, while learning from leaders in our field who continue to set the standard of care in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.”
Dr. Caroline Juneau