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Our Staff – Reproductive Medicine and Fertility Center Team

Natalie LaRosa, RN
Clinical Coordinator

Natalie graduated as a Registered Nurse in 2015 from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside School of Nursing after an influential clinical rotation on a High Risk Antepartum Unit. Prompted by her experience, Natalie moved to San Francisco in 2016 where she joined the team at Laurel Fertility Care as a Clinical Coordinator. Natalie enjoys the individualized, one-on-one interaction that she gets to have with her patients and takes pride in continuously expanding her knowledge to provide the best care.

 

Donna Damo, RN, BSN
Clinical Coordinator 
Donna has been in the healthcare field for 6 years. Prior to obtaining her bachelor’s degree from West Coast University and becoming a registered nurse in 2014, Donna was an LVN, providing long term care for geriatric and hospice patients. A love of promoting quality of life and an interest in women’s health prompted her to return to school to advance her degree.

Donna first joined the LFC nursing staff in 2014, where she has gained significant experience in caring for IVF patients. She also has experience working with recipients, egg donors and gestational carriers.

Donna continues to enjoy her role and finds deep gratification in helping couples build their families.

Marlane Angle, PhD, HCLD
Laboratory Director

Dr. Angle received her PhD in 1983 from Auburn University in Reproductive Physiology. She completed two NIH (National Institute of Health)-sponsored postdoctoral fellowships at universities in Texas and then moved to San Francisco for her IVF training at the University of California, San Francisco.

She has been licensed as a High Complexity Laboratory Director through the American Association of Bioanalysts since 1994. She serves as a laboratory inspector for the College of American Pathologists, participates in several committees and task forces for ASRM, and is co-owner of International Reproductive Information and Services, L.L.C. (IRIS). 

Dr. Angle became the Laboratory Director at Laurel Fertility Care in 2008 and played a critical role in bringing new technologies to the laboratory.  Although she step down from daily activities in the lab in March 2015, she remains the Off-Site Laboratory Director and manages the Embryology Staff.

Dr. Angle has published more than 50 scientific articles, book chapters and abstracts and is an ad hoc reviewer for Fertility and Sterility.