Making a Difference: Parents Via Egg Donation

By
Shannon M. Clark, MD
|
February 5, 2020
Making a Difference: Parents Via Egg Donation

Founder, Innovator, Facilitator, Educator, and Mom, Marna Gatlin has many titles. Her knowledge and passion are captivating as she works tirelessly to educate, advocate, and provide support for families touched by or considering egg donation. Marna has over 15 years of third party reproduction experience and a strong network of third party experts. Many often refer to her as the “go to” person regarding all things egg donation.
Marna is very open about her own personal family-building journey using donor egg which led to the birth of the nonprofit organization, Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED). PVED is a global organization and a wonderful resource reaching all the way to Asia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and more. The PVED community touches the lives of over 10,000 intended parents every year and they have a strong future ahead.

To read more about Marna’s journey with egg donation and starting PVED click here!


Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD, MMS is a double board certified ObGyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, and founder of Babies After 35. In her roles as a clinician, educator and researcher at UTMB-Galveston, she focuses on the care of people with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy. In her role as a physician caring for high-risk pregnancies, she has counseled and treated hundreds of women over the years in her very own situation, and has found a whole new respect for the challenges and complications a woman may experience when trying to have a baby later in life.

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