Amy is a vocal advocate for women’s health in general and, more specifically, for women who have Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI/POF). She participated both in the NIH sponsored natural history study on POI and the NIH genetic testing study for women with POI. The Reverend Amy C. Gopp received her BA in International Relations at the American University in Washington, D.C. She completed an MA in Conflict Resolution at Antioch University and an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. In addition to her role with ConoverSystems.org, Amy also serves her alma mater as Vice Chair of the Union Theological Seminary Board of Trustees. She most recently served as Vice President of External Relations for IMA World Health in Washington, DC. She is a passionate activist for gender justice and girls and women’s education and empowerment.When she finds a precious free moment, Amy loves to cook, sing, and travel and cherishes time with her husband, artist and eco-activist Frédéric Vigne.
Health coaching is a powerful force which employs motivational interviewing as a means to facilitate healthy lifestyle change and improved quality of life. Larry has proven expertise in this domain. In fact, Larry is a women's health coach par excellence. He is nationally certified as a Health and Wellness Coach by a program sponsored by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching.
Maintaining healthy relationships is an important part of health. Larry has proven expertise in this domain. He is approved to lead educational workshops on healthy relationships based on research conducted by The Gottman Institute.
Internationally recognized for his work on Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI), Larry has conducted 30 years of breakthrough research involving over one thousand women with the disorder. He is the author of over 100 academic articles on POI published in highly respected medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Genetics, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Human Reproduction, and Fertility and Sterility. His work on POI at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center took an integrated approach and always put the patient at the center of the enterprise. His POI research spanned the boundary between the basic science of reproduction and the clinical care of women with POI. His major interests are hormone replacement therapy (HRT), bone health, and the emotional health of women with POI.