Medical Team

Dr. Jeremy Groll

Groll-JeremyEducation and Certification
Dr. Groll received his bachelors degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame du Luc, in Notre Dame, Indiana and his medical degree with honors from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He completed both an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland AFB in Texas and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

He is double-board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Click here to view his curriculum vitae.

Current Hospital Appointments:

Dr. Jeremy M. Groll is affiliated with:

  • Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH
  • Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH

Dr. Jeremy M. Groll is on clinical faculty with:

  • Southview Hospital Residency
  • Wright State University Residency

Dr. Groll is currently the Managing Partner at SpringCreek Fertility. He has served as Medical Director at Kettering Reproductive Medicine, Chief Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at 88th Surgical Operations Squadron at Wright-Patterson AFB, in Ohio and was an Assistant Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton Ohio.

He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, a Fellow with the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and was an editorial reviewer for Fertility and Sterility.

Dr. Groll has been published in several medical journals including the Fertility and Sterility, ASRM Journal, and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has given presentations for the Society for Gynecologic Investigations, ASRM, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Endocrine Society.

When not working he enjoys spending time with family, fine dining, travel, barbecue, making ice cream, art, running, wrestling and Notre Dame football.

Jennifer Graves-Herring, HCLD


Jennifer E. Graves-Herring, Ph.D., HCLD earned her Ph. D. (Biological Science) from Clemson University in 2008 where she also earned her M.S. (Animal Physiology) and B.S. (Animal Science). In her post-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, Department of Reproductive Services, she performed research studying the preservation of cat oocytes by desiccation and developed a study to increase the percentage of blastocyst obtained from in vitro production of cat oocytes. Previous laboratory responsibilities include implementation of FDA requirements, developing laboratory procedures and ensuring compliance. She is a member of the AAB and is certified as a High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (andrology and embryology).

Kathleen Miller


Kathleen Miller – Vice President of Laboratory Services, leads the team specializing in assisted reproduction technologies. The author of more than 100 abstracts and papers on fertility and assisted reproduction technologies, Ms. Miller is well known for research advances in the field of blastocyst culture, and pre-implantation genetics as well as a leading expert in laboratory management, quality improvement programs, and single embryo transfer.

Her state-of-the-art designed laboratories at Billings Clinic, University of Alabama, Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Gynecology’s Fertility Institute of Hawaii, Aurora Reproductive Care in Saskatoon, Coastal Fertility Center in Charleston, SC, UNC Fertility Center in Chapel Hill, NC, and Family Fertility Center at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston TX and Spring Creek Fertility Center in Dayton, OH continue to deliver exceptional pregnancy rates and cutting edge technologies. Ms. Miller continues to function as scientific director at IVF Florida and the IVF laboratory director at Family Fertility Center, Reproductive Gynecology of Ohio, and Billings Clinic.

Ms. Miller is actively involved research projects relating to many areas of assisted reproduction. She is actively involved in research projects with medical students, residents and fellows at the University of Miami, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University and Baylor College of Medicine. She also involved with conducting the triennial IFFS survey. At IVF Florida, she continues to work on time-lapse technology to select embryos that have the best chance of developing into a successful pregnancy and birth.

Previously, she was the director of the Genesis Fertility Centre in Vancouver, Canada, Assisted Reproduction Laboratories at the Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey and the joint program at Southeastern Fertility Center, the Medical University of South Carolina, and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She is certified in the disciplines of embryology and andrology by the American Board of Bioanalysis. A former president of the College of Reproductive Biology of the AAB, she is still an active member and serves on many committees of ASRM, ESHRE, and AAB.

Julie S Cuy Castellanos, WHNP-BC

Julie Cuy Castellanos2Julie Cuy Castellanos graduated from The Ohio State University in 2000 with her bachelor’s degree with honors in nursing and her Master of Science degree with specialization in women’s health nurse practitioner in 2003.  She maintains national certification as a women’s health nurse practitioner since 2003.  Julie has also earned the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, (ASRM) nursing certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Julie joined SpringCreek Fertility in June 2015 as a women’s health nurse practitioner.  Throughout her career, she has experience in various fields related to women’s health including the inpatient setting, OB GYN private practice, health clinics, research, and education.  She is also a member of ASRM and the association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.

When she is not working, her three small children consume most of her time.  She enjoys doing family activities with her husband, children, and extended family.  Additionally she enjoys traveling to Guatemala to visit her husband’s family, cookouts, and reading.


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