Lisa Schuman, LCSW is founding Director of The Center for Family Building and Director of Mental Health Services at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut.

Ms. Schuman is the former Chair of the Egg Freezing Task Force for the Mental Health Professional Group of the ASRM from its inception in 2008 until 2016. She sat on the board of the American Fertility Association and was a group leader for RESOLVE. She is also founding director of Adoption Cooperative Consultants, and is a supervisor and a member of the faculty at the Object Relations Institute.

Ms. Schuman is the principal investigator for many studies in egg freezing and was honored with three awards for her research by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society.

She has lectured extensively and has written numerous articles on a variety of family building subjects including LGBT and single parent family building, and runs workshops for children who joined their families through gamete donation or adoption.

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