Honahlee, PC

Staff

Lisa Metcalf, MS DVM Diplomate

American College of Theriogenologists

Dr Lisa Metcalf is the owner of Honahlee, PC. She grew up on a small horse farm in northern VA. She attended both Pomona College (Claremont, CA) and Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT), graduating with honors and a BA in Biology. She received her DVM degree from The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and her MS in Endocrinology from UC Davis. She is a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society and received the Robert M. Hogsett Memorial Award for clinical proficiency, professionalism, and leadership. Dr Metcalf is board-certified in theriogenology, the specialty practice of animal reproduction.

Dr Metcalf served from 2001-2007 as the Oregon Veterinary Racing Commissioner. She is a Past-President of the Northwest Equine Practitioners Association and served on the Chairs Council of the Oregon Humane Society. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, its Executive Council, and the Foundation Advisory Council. She has served as Chairperson of the Reproduction Committee, and as a member of the Abstract Review and Education Programs Committees. She is also a past President of the Board of Directors of the Portland Mounted Patrol Unit.

Dr Metcalf is an invited speaker throughout the world and has authored numerous articles, papers and textbook chapters on equine reproduction.

For information about these services contact:
Lisa Metcalf, MS DVM DACT
Research Assistant Professor
OB/GYN Andrology Division
Oregon Health Science & University
3303 SW Bond Street, 10F
Portland, OR 97239
Office: 503-494-2939
Cell: 503-708-9567


Tom O’Leary, PhD

Dr. O’Leary is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Oregon Health and Science University Fertility Lab. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Embryology and Andrology from the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, VA. He earned his Ph.D. from Ghent University in Belgium where he worked with one of the largest European IVF centers to study the developmental competence of human embryos during embryonic stem cell derivation.

He has an active interest in advancing IVF technology through research projects, collaborations, and participation in professional organizations. He has written numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and is also a regular presenter at international meetings involving human reproduction.


Rita Fields, MS

After earning a Masters Degree in Animal Science Reproductive Physiology at the University of California, Davis, Rita Fields spent over 30 years as a prominent Embryologist in the field of human fertility. She worked for many years in a clinical environment, and now trains many other Embryologists to perform complex procedures and helps embryology labs across North America troubleshoot to improve their outcomes.

When not performing embryology, she likes to hike, kayak, camp, cook and spend time with her family – preferably while doing these activities.


Kelly Estes, BS

Senior Embryologist, OHSU

The OHSU Equine IVF Lab perfectly combines Kelly’s vocation in embryology with her passion and love for horses. She is a seasoned embryologist with over 7 years of experience working in human and equine IVF laboratories throughout the western United States.

Kelly’s journey in embryology began at the California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, where she was trained in a unique assisted reproduction program and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She currently lives on the beautiful Central Coast of California with her husband, 2 horses, 2 dogs, 2 cats and many chickens.