NFP Forum, Pre-Conference

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2021 Annual Educational Conference

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 ~ 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

What’s new with NFP; clinical evidence, new technologies, and the patient/physician interaction

Panel Moderators: Mike Manhart, PhD and Richard J. Fehring, PhD, RN


Rachel Peragallo Urrutia, MD – Presentation title: “Effectiveness of FABMs in Special Populations”

Professional Position:  Dr. Rachel Urrutia is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, preventive medicine specialist, and women’s reproductive epidemiologist. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Thomas Bouchard, MD — Presentation title: “Validating a Quantitative Urine Hormone Monitor for Use in Natural Family Planning”

Professional Position: Family Physician, Clinical Lecturer, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada): Degrees: BSc, McGill University (Montreal, QC), MD, University of Calgary

Apara (Amy) Divaraniya, PhD – – Presentation title: “OOVA: The Next Generation of Urine Hormone Testing”

Professional Position: Bioinformatician and Founder & CEO of OOVA

Richard J. Fehring, PhD, RN—“Application of the PREMOM Fertility Monitoring System for Natural Family Planning”

Professional Position:  Professor Emeritus and Director, Marquette University Institute for Natural Family Planning