Moraine Valley Community College is hosting a Medical Education Series presentation on “How Babies are Made: Fertility 101” from 7 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Dorothy Menker Theater, in the Fine and Performing Arts Center, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills. The event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is free and open to the public.

The presenter is Dr. Christina Boots, who is on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is an assistant professor in the Department of Fertility and Reproductive Medicine at Northwestern University. She earned a degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine then completed her residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals, Obstetrics Gynecology, and her fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Since 2004, Moraine Valley’s Career/Health Sciences Programs and Northwestern Memorial Hospital have collaborated to host this Medical Education Series on health topics, including sports-related concussions, stroke and brain aneurysms, prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, sleep disorders, prophylactic mastectomy, lung diseases, gynecological malignancies and treatments, stem cell/bone marrow transplantation, mind-body pain management, tobacco cessation, and diabetes.

For more information, contact Mari Smith at (708) 608-4039 or