Assistant REI Division Director
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Dr. Plowden is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist who recently completed fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). She has clinical interests in health care disparities, fibroids, sexual health and is also active in clinical and epidemiological research. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Howard University. Subsequently, she matriculated at The George Washington University where she completed her medical degree and a Master of Public Health. Dr. Plowden completed an Ob/Gyn residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. She completed her REI fellowship at NIH.
Dr. Plowden educates and mentors medical students, residents and fellows. She has recently been selected as a CREST Scholar. Additionally, she is heavily involved in community service and started a Foundation in 2014 in memory of her oldest child.
Dr. Plowden is also a Major in the United States Army and has received numerous awards including the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal. She is currently Assistant REI Division Director at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and serves as an Assistant Professor in Ob/GYN at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.