America’s Only Dual Fertility Expert & Virologist
Founding Physician of the Nevada Fertility Institute
GriPSSI Podcast Host
Social Media & Business Strategist for Healthcare Professionals
Medical & Scientific Adviser to Startups
Dr. Cindy M. Duke MD PhD FACOG, America’s only dual Fertility Expert & Virologist, is a highly accomplished Johns Hopkins and Yale trained physician, scientist, entrepreneur, blogger, podcaster, motivational speaker, philanthropist, content creator and influencer who speaks and writes about issues as they relate to life, health, fertility, female empowerment and international telemedicine. The Physician Founder, Medical and Laboratory Director of the Nevada Fertility Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Cindy has a very engaged social media presence with a monthly audience reach of over 187 thousand, across multiple platforms, where she is a highly regarded influencer.
Dr. Cindy’s keen eye towards issues affecting those within the Global Health Diaspora is informed by her own Caribbean-American immigrant upbringing by a single mother. As a NIH research grantee and award-winning virologist and published author of numerous scientific papers, reviews and textbook chapters, Dr. Cindy is also a regular writer on Medium, including the Startup, and has been featured in popular media and publications such as Propublica, USA Today, BBC News, Forbes, Refinery29, Parents, Elite Daily, Parade, Insider, Business Insider, Healthline, #Roland Martin Unfiltered, and CCN TV6, amongst others. Her articles and social media content are relatable, easy to consume and notable for topics about health, debunking health myths, promoting wellness, business and living a fulfilled life. When one engages her content, it is evident that Dr. Cindy cares and this is why her consistent social media presence and blog posts, for the past four years, have garnered her favorable reviews including a number of accolades such as being named amongst Medscape’s 20 Top Black Physician Influencers in 2020, Women of Silicon Valley’s Top 16 inspiring Women pursuing a STEM Career, and Caribbean Biz Network’s 2020 Top 50 Caribbean American Entrepreneurs.
Dr. Cindy is the Host & Producer of the ‘Girl Powered Success & Survival International’ (aka GriPSSI) Podcast — a broadcast aimed at highlighting the work and dynamic career paths of women & girls around the globe! Dr. Cindy also uses her virology expertise to create educational content aimed at debunking myths about Coronavirus, COVID-19 and COVID vaccines.
Outside of her clinical work and social media presence, Dr. Cindy is 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. Dr. Cindy is an internationally recognized Telemedicine Expert who started a virtual Women’s Health Clinic in the Caribbean, in 2016. She also serves as a Medical and Scientific Adviser to a few Femtech and MedTech startups including Proov and CONFIRMD by BuddyChecque.
To meet Dr. Cindy is to love her. A poised and elegant woman whose very presence exudes class and distinction, Dr. Cindy is a well traveled, culturally sensitive and articulate speaker who is able to speak on a number of topics which appeal to audiences from all walks of life.