Dr Ball was the president of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) from October 2012-October 2013. He was the first PhD to be president. He is recognized as a premier embryologist and a leader in the field of assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Dr Ball also interacts with numerous IVF programs and professional organizations nationally which allows networking, the sharing of ideas and quality control data, all of which keeps RMIA on the cutting edge of current assisted reproductive technology procedures.
When Dr Ball is not in the lab, he and his wife enjoy volunteering with rescue animal organizations. He also likes to spend time with his two kids and is a motorcycle enthusiast.