Heather J. Boyd, M.D.

Board Certified Physician

Dr. Heather Boyd started with Mt. Auburn in the summer of 2018. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from DePauw University in Indiana and her doctorate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her scholarly work has been featured in medical publications, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Education

DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana
B.A. Biochemistry, 2010

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee
M.D., 2014

University of Cincinnati Department of OB/Gyn
Cincinnati, Ohio
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2018

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Publications 

Detti, L., Jeffries-Boyd, H., Williams, L., Diamond, M., and Uhlmann, R. Fertility biomarkers to estimate metabolic risks in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Asst Repro

McKinney, D., Boyd, H., Langager, A., Oswald, M., Pfister, A., and Warshak, C. The impact of fetal growth restriction on latency in the setting of expectant management of preeclampsia. Am J of Ob & Gyn, Vol 214, Issue 3, 395.e1-395.e7.

Authored Posts

Breast Cancer Awareness: Mental Health

Breast Cancer Awareness: Mental Health

Besides some kinds of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the US. It is likely that you or someone you know has been affected by breast cancer in some way. We always hear about the physical toll it takes, but what about the mental and...

Can You Vape While Pregnant?

Can You Vape While Pregnant?

We all know you shouldn’t smoke while pregnant, but what about vaping? While it’s said that vaping is “safer than smoking”, research to prove this is still in the early stages. However, recently on October 8 there’s been almost 1,300 lung injury cases linked to the...

The Importance of Yoga During Pregnancy

The Importance of Yoga During Pregnancy

Yoga is a great way to stay fit and healthy both physically and mentally. Did you know it can be even more beneficial during pregnancy? Physical Benefits Prepare for Labor: Labor takes a toll on the body. You’ll be using muscles you have not been accustomed to using,...

5 Common Misconceptions about Ovarian Cancer

5 Common Misconceptions about Ovarian Cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. As you may know, ovarian cancer is hard to detect so it’s important to be as aware as possible about potential symptoms and know the truth behind popular misconceptions about this disease. Here are the myths debunked...

5 Tips for National Baby Safety Month

5 Tips for National Baby Safety Month

September is Baby Safety Month! The safety of your child is of utmost importance, so it’s vital to be aware of all aspects of safety. In honor of Baby Safety Month, we’re sharing a few tips to keep your baby free from harm! #1. Babyproofing the house can be...

Why is Blue for Boys & Pink for Girls?

Why is Blue for Boys & Pink for Girls?

When we think of babies, one of the first things we ask is: “boy or girl?” A baby in pink is assumed to be a girl and a baby in blue is assumed a boy. But why? When did these colors indicate gender? Why do we associate blue with boys and pink with girls? We dive into...

What’s the Deal with “Viagra for Women”?

What’s the Deal with “Viagra for Women”?

For years the very common condition of Erectile Dysfunction has had an easy-fix medication: Viagra. When used, regardless of personal feelings or sexual drive, it does what it is intended for. However in recent years, a new pill has hit the market that is considered...