Cindy M.P. Duke is a Johns Hopkins and Yale Trained Physician Scientist and Entrepreneur who is Board Certified in Gynecology and Obstetrics, as well as Fellowship trained in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). Dr. Duke is the Physician Founder, Medical Director and Lab Director of the Nevada Fertility Institute in Sunny Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In Addition to her Medical Expertise, Dr. Cindy is a Ph.D. trained, award winning, Virologist whose research interests centered on the interplay of viruses with the human immune system. Dr. Duke is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine where she plays a role in Resident and Medical Student Education. Her current Research efforts have focused on the intersection of Healthcare delivery with technology and how that can be used to close gaps in accessing medical care.
As a Physician Executive, Dr. Duke has served on a number of hospital boards. She is also a contributor and member of the Women’s Health Advisory Council (WHAC) for Healthywomen.org, a Medical Advisor for Proov and a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory board for CONFIRMD by Buddy Cheque . Dr. Cindy is also the current Leader of the Las Vegas Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs and she is also a serving member of the Executive Committee for the “Light the Night” event of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Las Vegas. Dr. Duke has been (and continues to be) the beneficiary of many outstanding mentors/role models throughout her career. As a result, outside of her clinical work and research, Dr. Duke understands the value of giving back to her community which she views as the global village.
One facet of Dr. Cindy’s extracurricular work includes outreach to women and girls to encourage/foster their continued interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Dr. Cindy is the Host and Producer of the ‘Girl Powered Success & Survival International’ (aka GriPSSI) Podcast which is aimed at highlighting the work and dynamic career paths of women and girls around the globe! You can find and subscribe to the GriPSSI podcast on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Liberated Syndication, Listen Notes, Deezer, and Radio Public. Dr. Cindy is also the Producer of a number of informative online programs aimed at debunking myths surrounding Fertility/Infertility amongst Men and Women in the Diaspora and those within the LGBT community! Dr. Cindy is also actively creating and curating information about Coronavirus/COVID-19 for the general public. Her Hobbies include: Gardening, Photography, Baking, Writing Poetry