Monique Rainford
United States

Monique Rainford M.D. is a medical doctor specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School where she has been recognized for her outstanding academic performance having been awarded the John Russwarm Award for Academic excellence and the Robert H. Ebert Award in Primary Care Medicine from each University respectively. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

In addition to practicing obstetrics and gynecology, Dr Rainford has found many avenues to assist underserved communities through outreach programs and her connection with Rotary International. She has worked in many communities in the United States and Jamaica including, Washington DC, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Kingston, Jamaica and currently Maryland.

When she was in private practice in Jamaica, Dr Rainford was very involved in the medical community and served as president of the Jamaica Menopause Society, the Jamaica Association for the Advancement of Midlife Health and was a volunteer colposcopist at the Jamaica Cancer Society. She was an active member of the Rotary Club of Kingston and served in leadership positions for many years.

She was a columnist for the Daily Gleaner, Jamaica’s largest daily newspaper and provided relationship advice for the South Florida Times. She has also published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine. She has participated in several radio and television interviews on various topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr Rainford is the author of The Maternal Glow – A Jamaican Woman’s Guide to Pregnancy and has recently published Please God Send Me A Husband.

She is happily married to Chester Ryan Bourne and they are the proud parents of Zane and Kia.