Cindy M.P. Duke is an M.D. Ph.D. trained Physician-Scientist who is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellowship trained in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). Dr. Duke is also a Ph.D. trained and research award-winning Virologist/Lab Director whose work has centered on the interplay of viruses with the human Immune system.

Dr. Duke is a very effective communicator with a dynamic personality and outstanding people skills. She consistently works well with teams across specialties/disciplines.

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. Duke’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. Duke is the Host and Producer of the ‘Girl Powered Success & Survival International’ (aka GriPSSI) Podcast. A Podcast 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, Radio Public, and Google Play! Dr. Duke is also the Producer of a number of informative online programs aimed at debunking myths surrounding Fertility amongst Men and Women in the Diaspora. She is also the co-founder of the website A platform where she and her team are discussing the health of the uterus. And the website called a community of forward-thinking healthcare professionals who strive to leverage technological advancement – like social media & Clubhouse – to share inspiring and truthful narratives about the healthcare industry and its practices. 

Her Hobbies include: Gardening, Photography, Baking, Writing Poetry


MD: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

MS: Microbiology & Immunology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Ph.D.: Microbiology & Immunology with a focus in Virology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Residency: Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD

Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT