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Barbara Collura
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Barbara Collura joined RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association in September 2004 as the Director, Chapter & Constituent Services. In 2012, Barbara was named President/CEO of RESOLVE. As President/CEO, she represents RESOLVE at a number of national conferences, committees and organizations including the National Committee on the Oversight of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (NCOART), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the National Health Council. As the official spokesperson for RESOLVE, Barbara is frequently interviewed by the media and speaks at conferences and events on a variety of topics related to infertility.

For several years prior to joining the national headquarters staff of RESOLVE, Barbara served as a volunteer for RESOLVE in the Washington, DC metro area. On staff, Barbara oversaw the restructuring of the RESOLVE nationwide volunteer network from a chapter structure to an integrated, regional model. Barbara hired and managed the first regional staff for RESOLVE and facilitated the development of standardized processes, procedures, templates and forms among the RESOLVE regions. Barbara also managed a number of external projects including National Infertility Awareness Week®.

Prior to joining RESOLVE, Barbara ran a high tech recruiting organization serving as Vice President of Operations and also owned her own high tech recruiting firm. Barbara has served as a volunteer with RESOLVE, The American University Alumni Association, her church and other social service organizations.

Barbara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Montana and her Masters of Arts degree in International Affairs from American University.

Barbara, her husband Chris, son Anthony and assorted pets reside in Herndon, Virginia.

Contact: bcollura@resolve.org

Entries by Barbara Collura

I'm an Unintended Consequence... I'm an Infertility Advocate

(12) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 11:04 AM

Picture this...

You are getting ready to visit a clinic for a medically necessary procedure. You are scared. You know you should do this, but you don't have the guts to tell your closest friends or god forbid, your own mother. They will judge you and not be sympathetic to...

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Denny's Infertility Story and the Importance of Hearing From the Male Perspective

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 3:38 PM

For those experiencing infertility, a disease of the reproductive system, hearing "You are not alone" can make all the difference. Infertility impacts one in eight couples of reproductive age and can be incredibly isolating to face. This week, RESOLVE: the National Infertility Association is participating in

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Infertility -- It Happens to Models Too

(1) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 2:41 PM

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April 19-25, 2015 marks National Infertility Awareness Week and this year, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is urging the infertility community to share their stories about the infertility and family building journey. Infertility, a disease of the reproductive system,...

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Candace's Infertility Journey -- a Reminder You Are Not Alone

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 5:42 PM

Infertility impacts one in eight couples of reproductive age and can be very isolating. This week, RESOLVE: the National Infertility Association is participating in National Infertility Awareness Week by talking to advocates of infertility awareness. It is incredibly important for couples experiencing the infertility and family...

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25 Ways to Support the Infertility Movement

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 12:00 AM

One in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility. This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table. Having infertility can feel embarrassing and isolating, but you can help your friends feel...

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25 Ways You Can Raise Awareness

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2014 | 5:47 PM

One in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility. This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table. Having infertility can feel embarrassing and isolating, but you can help your friends feel...

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25 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Living With Infertility

(6) Comments | Posted April 24, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility? This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table. Having infertility can feel embarrassing and isolating, but you can...

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What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 3)

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 5:34 PM

This week, April 20-26 is National Infertility Awareness Week. In 1989, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded National Infertility Awareness Week. In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of information...

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What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 2)

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 2:52 PM

This week, April 20 -26 is National Infertility Awareness Week®. In 1989, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded National Infertility Awareness Week. In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of...

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What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People With Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 1)

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 12:08 AM

Next week, April 20 -26 is National Infertility Awareness Week. In 1989, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded National Infertility Awareness Week. In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of...

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Why Aisha Tyler Is My Hero

(41) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 1:17 PM

I am so proud of Aisha Tyler, and I want to thank her. She's my hero.

In case you missed it, Aisha Tyler revealed to her co-hosts on The Talk that she has infertility issues. Not necessarily earth-shattering, since 1 in 8 couples in the U.S....

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