Our Infertility Nurses & Support Staff

Nurses

katie-willms-nurse | CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine | Denver Fertility ClinicKatie, RN, BSN

Title: Nurse
Primary Location: Denver

Katie joined CU ARM as an IVF Nurse Coordinator in the Denver office in January of 2016. Katie received her bachelor’s in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has nursing experience in labor and delivery as well as reproductive endocrinology. Katie coordinates all aspects of care for our patients.


photo-claire-leffler | Nurse, Reporductive EnClaire, RN

Title: Nurse 
Primary Location: Denver

Claire is an IVF nurse coordinator at the ARM’s Denver Office. Claire earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing. She started her nursing career working in Neonatal Intensive Care before transitioning to reproductive endocrinology and infertility.


Nurses | CU Advanced Reproductive Med. | Denver | photo of EricaErica, RN

Title: Nurse 
Primary Location: Denver

Erica joined the CU ARM Denver office as an IVF nurse coordinator in February of 2017. Erica studied integrative physiology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, but quickly realized her passion for nursing and earned a second bachelor’s degree from Regis University in 2014. Erica started working in reproductive endocrinology and infertility shortly after.


Nurse | CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine | photo of Kim JacksiKim, RN

Title: IVF Coordinator 
Primary Location: Denver

Kim received her degree from the Community College of Denver. She started her nursing career in telemetry/cardiology at St. Anthony Hospital before finding her passion in women’s health. Prior to joining the clinic in early 2016, Kim worked in obstetrics at Rose Hospital and reproductive Endocrinology at CCRM. Kim is proud to be part of our CU ARM team and thrives on helping our patients create their families. A Colorado native, Kim travels as often as possible and loves hiking, biking and playing games with her husband and two sons.


Jodi McFarlandJodi, RN, BSN

Title: Nurse 
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Jodi is our IVF nurse coordinator at the Colorado Springs office. Jodi received her nursing degree from Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado where she was on the Dean’s List. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of Women’s Health, having worked both in the hospital setting and in physician’s offices. She has been involved in the field of infertility since 2001. She is active in coordinating all aspects of care for our infertility patients. Jodi was a recipient of the Ted T. Lewis, M.D. Excellence in Nursing Award for El Paso Medical Society in 2017.


Jeannie-Harlan-nurseJeannie, RN, BSN

Title: Nurse
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Jeannie joined the ARM nursing team as an IVF Coordinator in our Colorado Springs location. She has over 25 years’ experience in Women’s Health, mainly in labor and delivery and the fertility field. Jeannie has worked in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology since 2001. She coordinates all aspects of care for our patients.


Jessica, MA

Title: Medical Assistant 
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Jessica received her Medical Assistant certification from PIMA Medical Institute in 2011 and has remained in the healthcare field since. She also specializes in medical billing and coding, receiving certification from the National Healthcareer Association. Jessica is well-versed in both the front and back office and looks forward to earning an associates degree in healthcare administration.


Shelly, MA

Title: Medical Assistant 
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Shelly has been with Advanced Reproductive Medicine since 2014. She has a bachelors in anthropology from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She graduated from Remington College in 2010 with her certificate in medical assisting. Shelly assists with scheduling and rooming patients.


Anita, RMA

Title: Medical Assistant 
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Anita is a Registered Medical Assistant graduate from Pima Medical Institute, and registered through the American Medical Technologists. She assists with a number of roles in the office including scheduling, rooming patients, processing blood tests and andrology. She loves being part of the CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine team and helping patients achieve their dreams of creating a family. In her free time Anita enjoys reading, golfing and traveling with her husband and children.


Yvonne AlvidrezYvonne

Title: Office Manager 
Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Yvonne has been with Advanced Reproductive Medicine since 2006. She has worked in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology for six years, and is currently working toward her Bachelor’s in Business Management.


Acupuncturist

Gina Horton_croppedGeina

Title: Licensed Acupuncturist, Diplomate of Acupuncture
Primary Location: Denver

Why Consider Acupuncture

Geina is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and has been a licensed acupuncturist in Colorado since 1998. Geina practices acupuncture at The University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine Stapleton Clinic and is a Volunteer Clinical Faculty member at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Geina holds the honor of becoming the first licensed acupuncturist to be credentialed to perform acupuncture in an operating room at University of Colorado Hospital. She has been involved in embryo transfers since 2007, providing pre- and post-transfer acupuncture for intended parents. Geina is also a tenured Faculty Member at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where she graduated in 1998.

She established her private practice, Insight Acupuncture, in 1998 and specializes in providing acupuncture treatment to people experiencing infertility. Insight Acupuncture is centrally located in the Denver University/Wash Park neighborhood of Denver.