Scott Morin, M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinologist at RMA of Northern California

RMA Northen California

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Scott Morin, M.D.

Biography

Dr. Scott Morin, MD, FACOG, TS (ABB) is an attending physician at IVI RMA Northern California in the San Francisco office. Dr. Morin graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Preprofessional Studies. He then studied at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, where he received the James H. McClure Award as the Most Outstanding Graduating Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Morin then completed Ob/Gyn residency training at the NYU School of Medicine, where he was appointed Administrative Chief Resident and was recognized as best resident researcher with the Mortimer Levitz Award. He also was recognized with the Clarel Antoine Award for Compassion in Medicine, awarded to the graduating resident who best demonstrated “clinical excellence in patient care, empathy, and cultural sensitivity.” Dr. Morin then completed his Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship under Dr. Richard Scott at the Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) program.

Dr. Morin is board certified as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and as a Technical Supervisor in the andrology and embryology laboratories by the American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB). He is the Associate Member Co-Chair for the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) and serves on the Editorial Board of Fertility and Sterility as an Interactive Associate.

Dr. Morin has presented his research nationally and internationally on wide range of topics in reproductive medicine including: preimplantation genetic testing, ovarian aging, embryo culture systems, and reproductive immunology. He has recently initiated a project evaluating the impact of epigenetic changes on reproductive aging. Dr. Morin has published and contributed to more than 75 peer reviewed manuscripts, chapter and research abstracts.


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Education and Training

BS University of Notre Dame (2007)
MD University of California, Irvine (2011)
Residency New York University (2015)
Fellowship Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (2018)

Honors and recognition

Pfizer President’s Presenter Award, Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) 2018
Clinical Science Award, Society for Reproductive Biologists & Technologists (SRBT), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 2017
Traveling Scholar Award, Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 2017
Fellow Travel Grant, Scientific Advisory Board, Vivere 2017
Prize Poster, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 2016
Corporate Member Council In-training Travel Award, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 2016
Prize Paper, American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) / College of Reproductive Biology (CRB) 2016
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Excellence in Training Scholarship 2016
Clarel Antoine Award for Compassion in Medicine 2015
Prize Poster, New York Obstetrical Society 2014

Publications


  • Knowledge gaps in male infertility: an REI perspective.
    Morin SJ, Scott RT Jr.
    Trans Androl Urol 2018. In press.

  • Natural killer cells in reproduction: helpful, harmful, or misunderstood?
    Morin SJ, Franasiak JM.
    Consider This: Fertility and Sterility Dialog. May 2017.

  • Laser acupuncture before and after embryo transfer improves in vitro fertilization outcomes: a four-armed randomized controlled trial.
    Morin SJ, Frattarelli JL, Franasiak JM, Juneau CR, Scott RT
    Med Acupunct 2017;29(2):56-65. Selected by American Academy of Medical Acupuncture as part of Continuing Medical Education program.

  • High relative deoxyribonucleic acid content of trophectoderm biopsy adversely affects pregnancy outcomes.
    Neal SA, Franasiak JM, Forman EJ, Werner MD, Morin SJ, Tao X, Treff NR, Scott RT.
    Fertil Steril 2017;107(3):731-6.

 

  • Translocations, Inversions and Other Chromosome Rearrangements.
    Morin SJ, Eccles J, Iturriaga A, Zimmerman R.
    Fertil Steril 2017;107(1):19-26.

  • Uterine fibroids and reproduction.
    Morin SJ, Schlaff W.
    Contemporary Ob/Gyn 2017;62(1):21-26.

  • Local and systemic factors and implantation: what is the evidence?
    Fox C, Morin S, Jeong JW, Scott RT Jr, Lessey BA.
    Fertil Steril 2016;105(4):873-84.

  • FMR1 gene CGG repeat variation within the normal range is not predictive of ovarian response in IVF cycles.
    Morin SJ, Tiegs AW, Franasiak JM, Juneau CR, Hong KH, Werner MD, Zhan Y, Landis J, Scott RT
    Reprod Biomed Online 2016;32(5):496-502.

  • Deliveries from trophectoderm biopsied, fresh and vitrified blastocysts derived from polar body biopsied, vitrified oocytes.
    Grifo J, Adler A, Lee HL, Morin SJ, Smith M, Lu L, Hodes-Wertz B, McCaffrey C, Berkeley A, Munné S.
    Reprod Biomed Online 2015;31(2):210-216.

  • The Separation of Sexual Activity and Reproduction in Human Social Evolution.
    Morin S, Naftolin F, Keefe D.
    Adv Exp Med Biol 2014;814:159-67.

  • Review of “Neonatal insulin action impairs hypothalamic neurocircuit formation in response to maternal high-fat feeding.”
    Naftolin F, Morin S.
    F1000 Prime. March 2014.

  • A greater number of euploid blastocysts in a given cohort predicts excellent outcomes in single embryo transfer cycles.
    Morin S, Melzer-Ross K, McCulloh D, Grifo J, Munné S.
    J Assist Reprod Genetics 2014;31(6):667-73.


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