Dr. Monique Rainford M.D is the author of Please God Send Me A Husband and has also written The Maternal Glow: A Jamaican Woman's Guide to Pregnancy.
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. She is the Center Medical Director for the Baltimore Medical System locations on the campus of St. Agnes Hospital.
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 Baltimore, Maryland. She has also been on a medical mission to Honduras, Central America.
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.
With additional training in psychology, she also promotes Lifestyle Medicine and counsels people on how to improve their health through their diet, exercise and relationships. She serves on the True Health Initiative Council of Directors.
She was a columnist for the Daily Gleaner, Jamaica’s largest daily newspaper and has been a relationship columnist for the South Florida Times. She has also published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine. She regularly blogs and has had numerous public speaking appearances discussing relationship and health and wellness issues. Her writing has appeared in multiple publications including the Baltimore Sun, Afro, elephant journal, Thought Catalog, Steven Aitchison - Change your Thoughts Change your Life and Kevin MD. She has appeared in the media on multiple occasions both internationally and nationally including CBS Baltimore, ABC 2 Baltimore and the Maggie Linton Show on Sirius XM. She is a speaker for the Lifestyle Medicine Speakers Bureau and was a speaker at TEDxWilmington.
Dr. Rainford is the author of The Maternal Glow - A Jamaican Woman’s Guide to Pregnancy and more recently Please God Send Me A Husband.
She is happily married to Chester Ryan Bourne and they are the proud parents of Zane and Kia.