Emily Koert

Emily Koert is a Psychologist and a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

She was previously an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and completed postdoctoral positions at Cardiff University (Cardiff, UK) and Rigshospitalet/University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, DK) respectively. Her research and clinical work is focused in the field of reproductive health including psychosocial consequences of infertility, pregnancy loss, use of assisted reproduction and childlessness; family formation and childbearing decision-making; and fertility awareness and education. Dr. Koert specializes in qualitative and mixed methods research with a focus on conducting research with implications for intervention development and clinical practice in public health, health care and psychology to reduce the negative mental health consequences of infertility, pregnancy loss and childlessness and to promote informed and satisfying fertility decision-making in reproductive-aged men and women. Dr. Koert is a member of the International Fertility Education Initiative, a global task force to improve fertility and reproductive health awareness through education. She has presented at numerous national and international conferences and published over 25 peer review papers.