Chris Aday, Nurse Practitioner
Chris grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Jose State University and Master of Science in nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner certification from the University of California, San Francisco, in 1997. She worked in family practice as a primary care provider for patients of all ages for several years. It was there she developed a strong passion for reproductive and women’s health, eventually drawing her to join our provider team at Reproductive Science Center in 2001.
Chris works closely with our physicians in all aspects of evaluation and management of infertility patients. Her special interest is in third party reproduction, and she is responsible for the medical screening of third party patients, ensuring that all state and federal regulatory requirements are met for tissue donation. Chris maintains her Family Nurse Practitioner certification through ANCC and is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
Chris is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible experience as they travel the path to parenthood. When not working, Chris enjoys traveling, honing her culinary skills and spending time with her husband and family on their cattle ranch.
Edessa O. Diaz, Nurse Practitioner
Edessa is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with over 12 years of experience providing OB-GYN care to women in various settings including private practice, hospital-based outpatient clinics and community clinics. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology and society from Cornell University before earning her Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) and Master of Science in nursing from University of California, San Francisco.
Edessa began her medical career in California where she gained experience as a triage nurse before accepting the role of nurse practitioner in 2007. For more than a decade Edessa has honed her skills as an NP by managing healthy and high-risk prenatal and postpartum patients, conducting infertility evaluations, and performing ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination. As part of our provider team she has executed endometrial biopsies and provided appropriate referrals for infertility and specialty healthcare. Edessa is also a fluent Spanish speaker and has volunteered extensively in Latin America as an undergraduate and during her training as a nurse.
Edessa’s extensive skills and experience allow her to connect with patients on a personal level while aiding them in their fertility journey. She enjoys guiding patients in their search for health and wellness as well as helping build families through fertility treatments and services. In her free time, Edessa enjoys practicing yoga and Brazilian dance, adventuring in the outdoors and traveling across the globe with her family.
Christina Gee, PA-C
Christina earned her bachelor’s degree in general biology and psychology from the University of California San Diego. She continued on to earn her master’s in physician assistant practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.
Before joining RSC, Christina gained clinical experience by completing clerkships at hospitals in Indiana, Arizona and Illinois. She is licensed as a physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Christina is also a certified ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) provider and is BLS (Basic Life Support) certified from the American Heart Association.
In her free time, Christina enjoys being outdoors, going hiking, climbing and camping. She is also an avid food lover and likes spending her weekends looking for new restaurants and bakeries.
McKenzie Kipe, PA-C
McKenzie earned her bachelor’s degree in integrated biology from the University of California, Berkeley. She went on to earn a master’s in physician assistant studies from Samuel Merritt University. As an IVF baby herself, she not only brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to our team but also unique experience and dedication.
McKenzie discovered her passion for healthcare while volunteering for Peer Health Exchange, a program where she taught health modules to Oakland high schoolers. It was her first experience getting to talk to young women about their reproductive health, and it inspired her to do more.
When not working, McKenzie loves going to yoga, trying new foods, and camping. She’s also been recently working her way through many puzzles and embroidery.
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