Nashville Fertility Center IVF Nurses

Kelli Millett, R.N.C., M.S.N.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Nurse Practitioner

Kelli MillettMrs. Millett is a board-certified nurse practitioner in Obstetrics and Gynecology who has worked in the field of infertility since 1992. Since joining the Nashville Fertility Center (NFC) in October of 1995, she has served as an IVF Nurse Practitioner. In this capacity, she has coordinated patient care in hundreds of in vitro fertilization cycles as well as the more complicated cycles of donor egg IVF and gestational surrogacy.

At NFC, she has played an integral part in the establishment of a state-of-the art anonymous egg donation program.

Kelli received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in nursing, as well as a degree in behavioral science, at Nazareth College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Albion College in Albion, Michigan.

Mrs. Millett has worked as a nurse practitioner in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1985, first at Henry Ford Hospital, Fairland Center, in Dearborn, Michigan, and then at the District Health Department in Charlevoix, Michigan. After moving to the Nashville area, she served as the research coordinator for the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In this position she was an intermediary between pharmaceutical companies, doctors and patients, ensuring that research protocols were administered in a safe and effective way.

As an IVF coordinator at NFC, Kelli has discovered the key to being an excellent IVF nurse. Her sensitivity to the emotional needs of patients while maintaining patient satisfaction and confidentiality have made her an indispensable asset to our program.

B.S.: Nazareth College
M.S.N.: University of Pennsylvania
 
 

Martha Goodyear, MSN, WHNP-BC

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Nurse Practitioner

Martha GoodyearMartha is a Board Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.  Since joining NFC in 2007, she has served as an IVF Nurse Coordinator and the Coordinator of the Donor Embryo Program.  Her undergraduate studies were completed at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, where she received a BA in political science.

She then graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing.  While at Vanderbilt, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Martha understands the needs of patients undergoing IVF and strives to provide the support needed to minimize stress during the process.  She finds her work as a fertility nurse very rewarding and hopes to help many more patients achieve successful pregnancies.

B.A: University of the South:Sewanee
M.S.N: Vanderbilt University

Jordan Vaughan, MSN, WHNP-BC

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Nurse Practitioner

JordanJordan is a native of Nashville and is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.  She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005 with honors and then received her Masters degree from Vanderbilt University.

She has coordinated numerous IVF cycles for a very diverse population and currently serves as the Egg Donor coordinator.  Jordan is gratified by working with her patients through the process of fertility treatment, and seeing those couples become parents with her help.

B.S.:University of Texas

M.S.N.: Vanderbilt University

Laurie Lee,MSN, WHNP-BC

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Nurse Practitioner

Laurie Lee, NPLaurie is a Board-Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master of Science Degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2004. Shortly after graduation, Laurie became part of the IVF Team at Nashville Fertility Center. She left in 2006 to work as an independent Nurse Practitioner in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and in 2012, rejoined Nashville Fertility Center as an IVF Nurse Practitioner.

Laurie is proud to once again be a member of the IVF team at Nashville Fertility Center, where she has the opportunity to work with a dedicated, professional staff. She enjoys developing relationships with her patients and guiding them through the often overwhelming process of in vitro fertilization. Her greatest reward is seeing her patients achieve their goal of parenthood.
B.A.: University of Tennessee
M.S.N.: Vanderbilt University

Jennifer Griffin, R.N., B.S.N.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Nurse

Jennifer GriffinMrs. Griffin is originally from Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  She received a BA from Centre College in 1998, and graduated Cum Laude from The Catholic University of America where she earned her BA in Nursing.

At CUA, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.  After graduation she worked as a birth assistant at a free-standing birth center. She also worked as a labor and delivery nurse in an underserved area of Maryland for almost 2 years. These experiences led to her fascination with reproduction and fertility.

Mrs. Griffin has experience as an IVF nurse at Shady Grove Fertility Center in Maryland and at Nashville Fertility Center. She has coordinated hundreds of IVF cycles for very diverse patient populations and has coordinated both shared and ICED (banked frozen donor eggs) donor egg cycles, donor embryo cycles and gestational carriers.   Jennifer teaches our IVF class held on Wednesdays, coordinates our Donor Embryo Program and works on our website.  As an IVF nurse at NFC, she is gratified to draw on her extensive experience to help clients achieve their dreams of parenthood.

B.A: Centre College
B.S.N.: The Catholic University of America