Dr. Alford is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who is part of the fertility specialist team at IVFMD South Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine, a participating provider in the WINFertility Network.
Education and Certification
Dr. Alford, majored in Microbiology and Cell Science and minored in Chemistry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She received a Master’s degree in Biology, with special concentration in Molecular Microbiology, at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. After returning to the University of Florida for her MD degree, and following her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she completed her fellowship training at the combined federal fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health.
During her fellowship, she was also an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. The subject of her research thesis was the epigenetics of gametogenesis. Dr. Alford is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Alford has presented at numerous national scientific meetings, and has published in several peer-reviewed journals. Her clinical interests are management of genetic disorders as they relate to fertility, fertility preservation, fibroid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and infertility.
Dr. Alford is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is an associate member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Society of Reproductive Surgeons. She participates as an ad hoc reviewer for Fertility and Sterility, one of the sentinel journals in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.