Michael T. Zavy, PhD


Clinical Professor and Director of Reproductive Laboratories, 2009 – present
​Adjunct Professor, Director of Laboratories, Center for Reproductive Health 1996-2009
Professor, (tenured) and Director of Reproductive Laboratories 1996
Associate Professor and Director of Reproductive Laboratories 1992-1996

Specialty areas

Clinical Embryology and Andrology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Laboratory Management and Quality Improvement

Board Certification



B.S., Animal Science, Cornell University, 1973
M.S., Reproductive Physiology, University of Florida, 1977
Ph.D., Reproductive Physiology, University of Florida, 1979
​NIH Post-doctoral fellowship, Reproductive Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, 1979-1982

Areas of Clinical Interest

           Effect PCOS on embryo development and pregnancy
           Effect of in vitro culture conditions on embryo development and pregnancy

Research Interests

          Clinical embryology, In Vitro Fertilization.
          Clinical andrology
          Conceptus-endometrial interactions during the preimplantation period.

          American College of Embryology
          American Association of Bioanalysts  
          American Society for Reproductive Medicine
          Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology
          International Society for Fertility Reservation

           Morris Foundation Fellow (1977-1979) Univ. of Florida only 4 funded nationally per year.
           Selected "Most Outstanding Graduate Student in the College of Agriculture, University of     
           Florida - 1977
           Sigma Xi, (1979) full membership
           Invited by CRC Press to be Sr. Editor of "Embryonic Mortality in Domestic Species",   
           Co-editor was Dr. Rodney D. Geisert, published in May 1994