Nursing Team

Meet our Nursing Team

RMANJ believes that nurses are a vital part of the comprehensive care experience, which is why our team is comprised of nurses whose passion for helping patients is matched only by their commitment to staying at the forefront of reproductive medicine. Our care team is focused on you and your fertility care needs.

It’s no surprise, then, that RMANJ has been recognized as a Center of Nursing Excellence by The Executive Board of the Nurses’ Professional Group – American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

  • Englewood Nurses:
  • Josephine Zezza, BSN, RN (Lead Nurse)
    Josephine Zezza, BSN, RN (Lead Nurse) (973) 656-2886

    Josephine Zezza is a REI Nurse at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t guiding patients through fertility care, she enjoys spending time with her family.

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    Josephine Zezza knew from a young age that she wanted to have a career where she was able to help others, and nursing was the perfect career path for her.

     

    Zezza graduated with a nursing degree from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She began her nursing career as a long-term care nurse, then later became a visiting nurse. She then became interested in the rewarding and challenging aspects of the field of reproductive medicine, and when she came upon an opportunity to join Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey, she did.

     

    She currently serves as the Lead REI Nurse at RMANJ’s Englewood office where she works to coordinate patient fertility treatment.

     

    “It’s very rewarding being able to help patients start their families,” she said.

     

    When she isn’t working, Zezza enjoys spending her spare time with her family. 

  • Rhonda Minot, MSN, RN (973) 656-2895
  • Dessislava Anagnostakis, BSN, RN (973) 656-2872
  • Bridget Pecora, BSN, RN
    Bridget Pecora, BSN, RN (973) 656-2861

    Bridget Pecora is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she enjoys impromptu dance parties, reading a good book and taking quiet strolls around her neighborhood.

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    Bridget Pecora was attending Parsons School of Design and living in downtown Manhattan when the September 11 attacks occurred. The experience changed her outlook on life, and subsequently, her career path.

     

    “After 9/11, I really wanted to be in a profession that directly served others, and nursing was the perfect fit,” she said.

     

    She transferred to Bergen County Community College in New Jersey, where she earned her associate’s degree in nursing and later completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ramapo College of New Jersey. After graduation, she began working as a home care nurse for children on the autism spectrum.

     

    Pecora became interested in the field of reproductive medicine after her own experience with infertility. She joined our team as an IVF Nurse Coordinator in Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office.

     

    “I knew from my own journey that I would be able to relate to the patients at RMANJ,” she said. “I love supporting my patients and guiding them through fertility care.”

     

    When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she enjoys impromptu dance parties, reading a good book and taking quiet strolls around her neighborhood. 

     

  • Lisa Pomponio, BSN, RN (973) 656-2874
  • Julie Cochrane, BSN, RN
    Julie Cochrane, BSN, RN (973) 871-2618

    Julie Cochrane is an IVF Nurse Coordinator in Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t coordinating patients’ treatment cycles, she enjoys trying new restaurants and traveling.

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    Julie Cochrane always had a passion for women’s health, and decided early on that she wanted to foster that passion by becoming a nurse.

     

    Cochrane attended Binghamton University in Binghamton, N.Y. and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. In order to gain valuable clinical experience, she served as an acute rehab nurse and then as a medical surgical nurse when she graduated.

     

    After a few years in the field, Cochrane was presented with an opportunity to join Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey and she took it. She is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at RMANJ’s Englewood office working diligently with patients to coordinate their fertility care.

     

    When she isn’t working, Cochrane loves experiencing new restaurants and traveling as much as she can. 

  • Brianna Giannotte, BSN, RN
    Brianna Giannotte, BSN, RN (973) 871-2623

    Brianna Giannotte is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t managing patient care, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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    Brianna Giannotte started as an EMT when she was just 16 years old in her hometown of Little Ferry, N.J. After that experience, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in nursing, where she could continue to care for others.

     

    Giannotte first graduated from Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing (formerly Holy Name School of Nursing) in Teaneck, N.J., with a degree in nursing. She then enrolled in Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, N.J., where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She first began as a nurse in sub-acute care and long-term care before finding her place in reproductive medicine.

     

    She is currently an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office, where she prides herself on helping patients start families.

     

    When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

  • Blair McCabe, BSN, RN
    Blair McCabe, BSN, RN (973) 871-2625

    Blair McCabe is an REI Nurse at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she loves traveling and spending time with her family.

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    From a young age, Blair McCabe watched her mother work in a hospital dedicating her career to helping others. Seeing her mother’s selflessness sparked McCabe’s love and empathy for caring and comforting others during a time of need. She decided her professional calling was to become a nurse.

    McCabe attended Felician University in Rutherford, N.J., and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked as a medical surgical nurse and later worked with patients with traumatic brain injuries. She first became interested in the field of reproductive medicine when she experienced her own infertility.

    “I love being able to help my patients achieve their goal of becoming pregnant,” she said. “Our staff here truly care about each patient and their outcome.”

    She joined Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office as a REI Nurse Coordinator. When she isn’t guiding patients through their care, she loves traveling and spending time with her family. 

  • Sarah Robinson, BSN, RNC
    Sarah Robinson, BSN, RNC 973-871-2695

    Sarah Robinson is an REI Nurse at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she enjoy spending time with family and friends.

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    Sarah Robinson was first introduced to nursing when she shadowed a nurse practitioner during college. She was intrigued by the opportunities to evolve and grow within the field of nursing and decided to pursue it as a career.

    She attended Temple University in Philadelphia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Anthropology. She then obtained her second bachelor’s degree from New Jersey City University’s accelerated BSN Program. Upon graduation, she gained experience as a medical surgical and pediatrics nurse before becoming a labor and delivery nurse at a trauma center and high risk OB unit. She found labor and delivery to be any area of interest so she earned her Registered Nurse Certification in Obstetrics from the National Certification Corporation.

    Sarah decided she wanted to develop her skills by learning a new specialty in OB care and joined Reproductive Associates of New Jersey as an REI Nurse in our Englewood office.

    “I love working with a great team of people to help patients build families,” she recently said.

    When she isn’t coordinating patient care, Sarah spends her limited free time with family and friends. Most people don’t know she is first generation from a huge Moroccan family.  

  • Vileena Vincent, BSN, RN
    Vileena Vincent, BSN, RN 973-871-2631

    Vileena Vincent is an REI Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Englewood office. When she isn’t coordinating patient care, she enjoys reading good books, dancing and listening to music.

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    Vileena Vincent earned her first bachelor’s degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences from Kean University in Union, N.J. After entering the workforce, she quickly realized she wanted a career that was more patient oriented and decided to go back to school to become a nurse.

    Vincent earned her second bachelor’s degree, this time in nursing, from Gwyneed Mercy University in Gwyneed, Pa. She entered the field as a NICU nurse at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, but quickly realized she wanted to focus on women’s health. She was introduced to Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey by several close friends.

    “RMANJ helped several friends of mine start families, and I knew that I wanted to be a part of the team here,” she said.

    Vincent is currently an REI Nurse Coordinator at RMANJ’s Englewood office, where she works closely with patients throughout their fertility care.

    When she isn’t coordinating patient treatment, she enjoys reading good books, dancing and listening to music.