2022 ASRM Diversity Fellowship Research Awardee
(Supported by an Educational Grant provided by EMD Serono)
Brent Monseur, MD, ScM (Stanford University)
Title: “Drivers of assisted reproductive technology use and associated reproductive and mental health outcomes in women by sexual orientation - results from national longitudinal cohorts”
Dr. Monseur is currently a fellow in reproductive endocrinology & infertility at Stanford University. He trained as a reproductive biologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health completing his Master of Science degree while investigating molecular mechanisms behind the egg’s membrane block to polyspermy and completing coursework in reproductive epidemiology and demography. Dr. Monseur received his medical doctorate from the Medical College of Virginia after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Spanish at the University of Mary Washington.
Dr. Monseur is an openly gay provider who focuses his clinical research and practice on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) family building. As an aspiring physician scientist, his commitment to research is exemplified by completing several original research projects resulting in the prestigious Luigi Mastroianni Award from the Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society, the S. Leon Israel Award from the Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia, and the Excellence in Training Award from the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Further, an abstract that he co-authored was awarded the ASRM Health Disparities Prize Paper. He has published several peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Fertility & Sterility, the Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics, Molecular Reproduction & Development, AIDS & Behavior, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is a board member emeritus of the Family Equality Council (formerly Path2Parenthood) and Medical Students for Choice.