University of Colorado Oncofertility & Fertility PreservationOur Fertility Preservation & Oncofertility Team

Dr. Serena DoveySerena Dovey, MD

Title: Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Primary Location: Denver

Dr. Serena Dovey completed her undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. She received her medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard University in Boston.

She went on to complete a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, as well as a certificate degree in clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh. After fellowship, Dr. Dovey joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where she acted as the Clinical Director of the Fertility Preservation Program and as the fertility preservation liaison for the premenopausal breast cancer program.

Dr. Dovey joined the University of Colorado faculty in 2013. Her clinical interests include infertility, assisted reproductive technology, fertility preservation and amenorrhea.

Dr. Dovey is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She recently published a review about egg freezing in Minerva Ginecologica, which has become one of the top ten most requested papers published in the journal.

In her free time, Dr. Dovey enjoys jogging, yoga, cooking and traveling.

Joan Manheimer, UCARMJoan Manheimer, Ph.D.

Title: Psychologist
Primary Location: Denver

Dr. Manheimer received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The City University of New York. She completed her internship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York in 1992. Dr. Manheimer has been in private practice in Denver since 1994, and has been on the University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine faculty since 1997.

Dr. Manheimer is affiliated with RESOLVE, the national infertility support organization, and for over fifteen years, she has offered counseling, support groups and workshops for individuals and couples wrestling with infertility. Her work has focused on loss and grief, relationship conflict, decision making, and stress reduction related to infertility. She has screened egg and sperm donors and offered couples assistance with various non-genetic parenting options such as sperm donation, egg donation, embryo adoption, surrogate parenting and adoption.

Dr. Lynn Blyth | CU Fertility PsychologistLynn Blyth, Ph.D.

Title: Psychologist
Primary Location: Denver

Dr. Blyth received her Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and her Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. She completed her internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Blyth has worked in clinics and in private practice since 1981. In addition to her general adult psychotherapy practice, Dr. Blyth developed a specialization in Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine and has worked with Advanced Reproductive Medicine since 1995.

Dr. Blyth counsels individuals and couples dealing with the stresses of infertility and pregnancy loss. She also assists patients who choose to consider non-genetic parenting including donor egg, donor sperm, donor embryo and adoption and is available to screen egg or sperm donors.

Natalie-Crump Research Assistant, University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive MedicineNatalie Crump, MS

Title: Patient Navigator
Primary Location: Denver

Natalie is a Senior Professional Research Assistant and Patient Navigator for our Fertility Preservation and Oncofertility Program. She has a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in chemistry from the University of Colorado Denver, as well as a Master of Science in medical sciences from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

As first point of contact for the Fertility Preservation and Oncofertility Program, she guides patients and providers through the process of fertility preservation and works with oncology teams to include fertility preservation as part of their treatment plan.