Dr Chloe Stutterd
Consultant Clinical Geneticist
BHSc BMBS FRACP
Chloe is a Clinical Geneticist who consults for Number 1 Fertility. She is a Consultant Clinical Geneticist at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Service (VCGS) and Austin Hospital, Clinical Trials Investigator at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne (UoM). She obtained her medical degree from Flinders University and trained in Paediatrics and Clinical Genetics at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and VCGS. After post-graduate training, she completed a three-year clinical and research fellowship in neurogenetics with the MCRI and Department of Neurology, RCH. Chloe is a PhD candidate in the Department of Paediatrics, UoM and recipient of a NHMRC Postgraduate Research Scholarship. Her PhD project is investigating genetic causes for rare neurological disorders.
Associate Genetic Counsellor
Maddie obtained a Bachelor of Science majoring in molecular biology and genetics, and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology before moving from Canada to Melbourne to complete the Master of Genetic Counselling and pursue her career.
From a young age, Maddie held a fascination with reproduction and fertility and is well suited to working in IVF. She has previous experience in neurogenetics research and employment in familial cancer genetics. Maddie feels genetic counselling is an essential area of medicine that recognises the importance of empathy, informed care, information giving, and patient autonomy. Maddie is passionate about providing patient centred care, the model of care valued at Number 1 Fertility. She feels that supporting a person or couple in their fertility journey is a privilege, and her role with Number 1 is a joy in her life.
Maddie enjoys yoga, the beach, and exploring the beautiful suburbs of Melbourne.