Meet our current Jefferson-RMA 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.

pavan gill Pavan K. Gill, MD, FRCSC (2021-2024)

Pavan K. Gill, MD, FRCSC joined the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program in July 2021. She graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honors Bachelor of Science with High Distinction in Human Behavioral Biology. She then received her medical degree from the University of Toronto where she was awarded the Leadership Education and Development Scholarship and several awards for her research. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the University of Toronto. During her residency, Dr. Gill was elected to serve as an ACOG Junior Fellow Chair. She has published multiple peer-reviewed papers as well as presented her research abstracts at national and international meetings, including meetings of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She is elated to join the Jefferson-RMA fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

“I am excited to join the Jefferson-RMA fellowship and to obtain outstanding clinical training, allowing me to provide the best care to patients. I am ready to lead innovative research to improve patient outcomes and to contribute to RMA NJ’s incredible body of research, which has continued to influence clinical practice on a global scale. My fellowship training at RMA will further my long-term goal of becoming a physician leader, enacting strategies to improve fertility outcomes for all.”

Pavan K. Gill, MD, FRSC

andres reig Andres Reig, MD (2021-2024)

Andres Reig, M.D., joined the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program in July 2021. He is a graduate of the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. During medical school, he was given the 2012 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University Community. After earning his medical degree, he traveled to the United States to pursue training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He took a position as a post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Hugh Taylor’s laboratory at Yale School of Medicine, where he conducted animal research investigating primary ovarian insufficiency. He then completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training in the Bridgeport Hospital – Yale University program, where he was the recipient of an award for medical teaching, as well as the award for Excellence in Resident Research in both 2019 and 2020. During residency, he authored several peer-reviewed articles that have been published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Reproductive Sciences, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Reproductive Sciences and Reproduction and Fertility and is a global association of Fertility and Sterility. He has presented his research at the annual meetings of the Society for Reproductive Investigation and the American Society for Reproductive Research and was the recipient of the 2019 Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology prize paper.

“For as long as I can remember, I have wanted nothing more than to join the incredible field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. IVIRMA is world-renowned for its scientific accomplishments in human reproduction, and the program at Jefferson-RMA provides a unique opportunity to enter this field with the most solid foundation, combining excellence in patient care with unparalleled research opportunities. I am humbled and grateful to have the opportunity to be trained by the world’s best

Andres Reig, MD

LEAH M. ROBERTS, MD (2021-2023)

We are pleased to welcome Leah May Roberts, M.D. to the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program as a first-year fellow on January 1, 2021. She graduated cum laude from The University of Florida Honors Program where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, as well as a minor in English. She then received her M.D. from Florida Atlantic University, where she served as the Vice President of her class. Dr. Roberts went on to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating, Leah continued at Temple as an Assistant Professor of OB-GYN, until leaving to join RMA.

Dr. Robert’s research has been presented at several national meetings including at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, CREOG/APGO Annual Meeting, AUGS/IUGA Joint Scientific Meeting, and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. She is also passionate about infertility policy and has participated in a variety of policy efforts regarding infertility on the national and state level with RESOLVE and ACOG. Dr. Roberts is excited to join the Jefferson-RMA team for a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

“I’m incredibly excited to join the world-class team at Jefferson-RMA and to be able to contribute to the fertility journeys of so many amazing families. I am inspired daily by the groundbreaking research that is done in New Jersey and throughout the world with IVI-RMA, and I cannot wait to get started learning and working alongside the most trusted and respected members of our field.”

Leah M. Roberts, MD

cheri margolis rei fellow nj Cheri K. Margolis, MD (2020-2023)

Cheri K. Margolis, M.D., joined the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program in July 2020 as a first-year fellow. She graduated Cum Laude from The University of Florida Honors Program after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a focus in Biochemistry as well as a minor in Business Administration. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. During medical school, she was awarded the Discovery Pathways Research Scholarship to pursue research in reproductive endocrine at the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the prestigious New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. During her residency, she was the recipient of awards recognizing her for excellence in obstetrics as well as an outstanding educator of medical students. Her research has been presented at several national meetings, including meetings of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Dr. Margolis is honored to be joining the team at Jefferson-RMA for fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

“I could not be more thrilled to have the privilege of joining the Jefferson-RMA reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship. The program has unparalleled opportunities for research, networking, professional development, education, and patient care; and I am so grateful to become a part of it. I am looking forward to learning from and working with the IVI-RMA leaders in the field of REI from around the world.”

Cheri K. Margolis, MD

CHERI K. MARGOLIS, MD Amber M. Klimczak, MD (2019-2022)

Amber M. Klimczak, M.D., joined the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program in July 2019 as a first-year fellow. She graduated from The University of Texas with high honors after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology as well as minors in Spanish and Business. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she served as Vice President of her class. She went on to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and she was elected to lead her program as Administrative Chief Resident. Throughout residency, her dedication to teaching was exemplified by receiving several mentoring awards, including the prestigious Thayer Award for Excellence in Teaching. She has published a variety of peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields of genetics, assisted reproductive technology and minimally invasive surgery in journals such as Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, and The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. She has also presented abstracts at several national meetings, including at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She is honored to join the esteemed Jefferson-RMA team for fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

“I am elated to join the prestigious fellowship at Jefferson-RMA. This program provides undeniably superb training in a field that is constantly evolving. Through vast research opportunities, global networks, and a consistent dedication to patient care, RMA has elevated itself to become the leader of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Many are looking to RMA for the future of reproductive genetics and I am excited to be on the forefront.”

Amber M. Klimczak, MD

Nola S. Herlihy, MD (2019-2022)

Nola S. Herlihy, M.D., joined the Jefferson-RMA fellowship program in July 2019. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Science Business. She then received her M.D. at New York University School of Medicine in Manhattan. As a medical student, she founded the school’s community service program and was actively involved in childhood obesity research, for which she won the Dr. Saul J. Farber Award for Public Health. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she received the medical student teaching award, PGY2 teaching award, the Mount Sinai Resident Research Day Award and was elected Administrative Chief Resident. During her residency, she authored several peer-reviewed articles and presented poster and oral presentations at the annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society meetings. She also authored articles for the Huffington Post about life as an OBGYN resident. Dr. Herlihy is honored to be joining the team at RMANJ for further training in reproductive medicine.

“It is my distinct privilege to join the incredible team at RMANJ. I look forward to working alongside leaders in the field, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to be mentored by the best researchers and clinicians in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.”

Nola S. Herlihy, MD