Cynthia M. Cass, MHA

Chief Administrative Officer

Cynthia M. Cass, MHA

Cynthia Cass is the Chief Administrative Officer at Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility. Ms. Cass received her Master of Health Administration from Cornell University, and has spent 11 years in health care administration, including five years at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, and over two years with the University of Massachusetts Medical School in […]

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Donna Zubrod, MSc, MBA, LMBT, CD(DONA)

Donna Zubrod, is a Fertility Educator at Reply and a multi-faceted health professional committed to educating and empowering women at all stages of life. For more than a decade as an independent licensed medical massage therapist, Ms. Zubrod has worked with women on issues of preconception wellness and natural fertility enhancement, and provided pre/peri/post-natal massage, […]

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Denelle Kolkmann, RN

Denelle Kolkmann is a registered nurse who brings extensive experience and extraordinary compassion to her patient care at Reply. After receiving her nursing degree from Sisters of Charity Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, New York, Ms. Kolkmann devoted 27 years to the affiliated Sisters of Charity Hospital before relocating to North Carolina with her […]

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Lori Hartley, MPH, RN

Lori Hartley is a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, Fertility Educator, Sensiplan Instructor and Childbirth Educator. She is the Director of Education and Lead Registered Nurse for Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility.  Since becoming a Registered Nurse in 1994, Ms. Hartley has worked in various clinical and managerial capacities in women’s health including in labor […]

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David C. Merrill, MD, PhD

Dr. David C. Merrill is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, with sub-specialty training in maternal-fetal medicine, at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the owner of Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility and serves on the Reply advisory board. Dr. Merrill previously served at Wake Forest University School of Medicine as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics […]

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Caroline Summers, MS, DO

Dr. Caroline Summers is an obstetrician-gynecologist with Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility. She brings more than six years’ experience as an ob/gyn as well as an extensive and diverse background in research and education. A North Carolina native and proud graduate of Cardinal Gibbons High School and NC State, Dr. Summers previously worked at Carolina Women’s […]

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Rachel Urrutia, MD

Dr. Rachel Urrutia is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, preventive medicine specialist, and women’s reproductive epidemiologist. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Urrutia’s interests include diet and physical activity approaches to improve health, communicating research to patients in understandable ways, and […]

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John M. Thorp Jr., MD

Dr. John Thorp is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, with a sub-specialty certificate in maternal-fetal medicine. He is the Hugh McAllister Distinguished Professor, Division Director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also is a Fellow ad […]

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