Cindy Duke, Ph.D.

...A Celebration of Excellence and Service!

Forerunner Award


Dr. Cindy M.P. Duke is a Johns Hopkins and Yale Trained Physician Scientist and Entrepreneur who is Board Certified in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Fellowship trained in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) and has a PhD in Virology. As America’s only Dual Accredited women’s Health Fertility Expert and Virologist, Dr. Duke is the Physician Founder, Medical Director and Lab Director of the Nevada Fertility Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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, a Medical Advisor for Proov, a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory board for CONFIRMD by Buddy Cheque and a member of the Forbes Business Council. Dr. Cindy is also the current Leader of the Las Vegas Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs. 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, and Writing Poetry.