Dr. Nicole Lee Plenty is a double board-certified OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, blogger, and public speaker. Dr. Plenty attended Tulane University School of Medicine where she obtained both a Medical Doctorate degree and a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Health Systems Management.
Due to her interest in public policy and legislative issues relevant to women’s health, she was appointed as the Mississippi State Legislative Representative for the American Congress of OB/GYNs (ACOG) and served as a national Governing Council member of the American Medical Association Minority Affairs Section (AMA-MAS). Within the AMA, she also served as the Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) Vice Speaker and chaired the Legislative Advocacy Committee. Due to her interest and research in public policy, she was one of two recipients of the ACOG Gellhaus Fellowship which she completed on Capitol Hill in 2012.
Dr. Plenty’s passion for service is also evident through her international advocacy and medical missions work in Nicaragua, Mexico, and Jamaica. In addition to these endeavors, Nicole has organized teenage pregnancy prevention seminars, performed research in etiologies of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction, as well as mentored students and medical residents. She has received both local and national honors for her involvement in research, health policy, and her work in community advocacy. She has received Top 40 under 40 recognitions from the National Minority Quality Forum, the National Medical Association, the Indianapolis Business Journal, as well as her alma mater, Xavier University of LA.