RESOLVE Award History

The Barbara Eck Menning Founders Award
This national award is presented annually to an individual or group who has demonstrated leadership in the field of infertility or infertility resolution.

Past recipients:

  • 2016 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • 2015 Geoffrey David Adamson MD, FRCSC, FACOG, FACS
  • 2014 Lee Rubin Collins, JD
  • 2013 Robert W. Rebar, MD
  • 2012 Lindsay Nohr Beck
  • 2011 Alan Hersh DeCherney, MD
  • 2010 Howard W. Jones, Jr., MD, Professor Emeritus, EVMS
  • 2009 National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at NIH
  • 2008 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)
  • 2006 Alice Domar, PhD (award given at 2007 Night of Hope)
  • 2005 Vicki Baldwin
  • 2004  Michelle Fryatt
  • 2003 Benjamin Younger, former ASRM Executive Director
  • 2002 Mark Hughes, MD, PhD
  • 2001 Florence Haseltine, PhD MD
  • 2000 Diane Aronson

2016 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: Dawn Davenport
  • Hope Award for Achievement: Amanda Micheli
  • Hope Award for Service: Susan and Rick Keehn
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: The Bob Woodruff Foundation
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: Shelley Writes by Shelley Skuster
  • Hope Award for Access: NATO

2015 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: Alisyn Camerota
  • Hope Award for Service: Julie Berman
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Jason Griffith, M.D.
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Bobbie Thomas
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: Delinquent Stork by Karen Grote
  • Hope Award for Access: BASF

2014 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: Rachel Gurevich
  • Hope Award for Achievement: Susan Donaldson James
  • Hope Award for Service: Cindy Flynn
  • Hope Award for Service: Angelica Nassar
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Michael John Tucker, BSc Comb Hons, PhD, FIBiol, HCLD 
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: The Hastings Center and The Yale School of Medicine
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: Our MisConception by Chris and Candace Wohl

2013 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: National Council for Adoption (NCFA)
  • Hope Award for Achievement: New Hope Fertility Center and NYU Fertility Center
  • Hope Award for Service: Carol Langer 
  • Hope Award for Service: Robert J. Stillman, MD, FACOG
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Stephanie Dahl, MD
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: The Huffington Post
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Laurie Goldheim, Rebecca L. Mendel, Esq, Nina E. Rumbold, Esq., and Denise Seidelman
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: Just Stop Trying and It Will Happen to be a Mom by Tracy White

2012 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: P&G
  • Hope Award for Achievement: NPR
  • Hope Award for Service: Kelly Damron
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Eli Reshef, MD
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Atlee Breland
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Redbook's Truth About Trying Campaign
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: Ready to be a Mom by Holly Gregg

2011 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achivement: Self Magazine, for their article: "This Woman Has a Secret"
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: EMD Serono, Office of Government Affairs
  • Hope Award for Service: The Dunau/Davis Family
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: from IF to when by Katie Schaber
  • Hope Award for Best Book: So Close: Infertile and Addicted to Hope by Tertia Loebenberg Albertyn

2010 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Achievement: Guiliana & Bill Rancic
  • Hope Award for Achievement: The View
  • Hope Award for Service: J. Benjamin Younger Office of Public Affairs at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • Hope Award for Innovation: The Research and Development team at Church & Dwight, Co., Inc.
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center, Rockville, MD
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Lee Rubin Collins
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Risa A. Levine
  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Renee Whitley
  • Hope Award for Nursing: Sylvia T. Parrett, RN, MSW
  • Hope Award for Best Blog: A Little Pregnant by Julie Robichaux
  • Hope Award for Best Book: Silent Sorority by Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos
  • Hope Award for Best Viral Video: Keiko Zoll
  • Family Building Employer of the Year: Robins & Morton
  • Family Building Champion Hope Award: Baker & McKenzie
  • Family Building Champion Hope Award: PricewaterhouseCoopers

2009 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Advocacy:  Amendment 48 Coalition; Andrew Toledo, MD
  • Hope Award for Achievement: Discovery Health Networks
  • Hope Award for Service: Joann Libraro, RN, and Carol Lesser, RN
  • Family Building Employer of the Year: Citizens Financial Group
  • Family Building Champion: Barilla Pasta and Harvard University

2008 Hope Awards

  • Hope Award for Advocacy: Mark Hornstein, MD and Meredith Vieira, Today Show
  • Hope Award for Service: Kellie Coffey, Singer, and Ropes and Gray, LLP
  • Family Building Employer of the Year: Citizens Financial Group
  • Family Building Champion: Deutsche Bank and Boston Consulting Group