Our Team

Our Team

Clinical Team

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Jessica Haroun

RN

Practice and Hiring Manager for Westport, CT office

Jessica received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Global Health at Washington University in St. Louis. During her undergraduate career, Jessica was a volunteer on the mother-baby floor at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and president of a Women’s Health and Wellness Honorary. Since graduating in 2018, Jessica worked at fertility clinics such as New Hope Fertility Center and Generation Next in Manhattan as an IVF clinical coordinator and a medical assistant. She received her BSN/MSN at NYU-Rory Meyers School of Nursing where she graduated with high distinction. She has a strong passion for women’s health and for advocating for all her patients. Jessica graduated from Staples High School in Westport CT in 2014. 

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Samantha Brown

BA

Practice Manager for NYC office

Samantha received her bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Delaware. She has worked in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology for 5 years as a case worker and a Clinical Coordinator. She is passionate about helping patients’ dreams of having a family come true.

Ihad Othman

IVF laboratory manager 

Meet Ihad Othman, she is the manager of the embryology lab and senior embryologist at RFC. Ihad received her BS majoring in Biochemistry and  her Master’s Degree in Biotechnology of Assisted Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia, Spain. She has over 30 years of experience in Assisted Reproductive Technology.Ihad received her first embryology training at The Northwest Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany with professor Siegfried Trotnow who played a decisive role in the establishment of IVF in Germany as he assists with the birth of the first German test tube baby in 1982.
She was also trained at Bourn Hall Clinic in England which was the world’s first IVF clinic responsible for the conception of Louise Brown, the world’s first IVF baby in 1978. In her IVF journey, she has been instrumental in implementing many of technologies in her brother Dr. Hussein Othman IVF Center, including ICSI, egg and embryo vitrification, blastocyst culture and biopsy.