Artificial intelligence innovator Fairtility has appointed Dr. Cristina Hickman as its new VP of clinical affairs, where she’ll help the company develop AI solutions in embryology and in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Hickman brings 20 years of experience in reproductive technology research, and has a background in IVF laboratories around the world. Previously, she served as head of embryology at the Boston Place Clinic, where she developed an IVF clinic using time-lapse technology.

“Dr. Hickman brings our team unparalleled experience, insight and a true patient-centric approach, along with a deep understanding of embryology practices around the world,” Eran Eshed, CEO and cofounder of Fairtility, said in a statement.