Jones Institute Fellows

Tarita Pakrashi, MD

Dr. Pakrashi is in her third year of sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School.

She completed medical school at Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India. Following medical school, Dr. Pakrashi went to graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a Masters in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health. She then went on to complete a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. During her chief residency she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service. Dr. Pakrashi worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in the Division of Reproductive Sciences while also serving as an attending physician and Medical Director of the Division of Community Women's Health at the University of  Cincinnati College of Medicine following completion of her residency.

She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She has several publications and presentations to her name and has been the recipient of multiple scholarships and awards during her training.

 

Kay Waud, MD

Dr. Waud is in her second year of sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School.

She completed medical school at the University of California, San Diego. Following medical school, Dr. Waud completed a Residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School where she was the Administrative Chief during her senior year.  Dr. Waud also worked as a summer intern at NICHD, in Endocrine Physiology.  She was the recipient of the Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowship award.

She is a junior fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the Endocrine Society. She has several publications and presentations to her name and has been the recipient of multiple research scholarships and awards during her training.

 

 

Rafif Mousa, MD

‌Dr. Mousa is in her first year of sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School.

She completed medical school, graduating first in her class at the Damascus University in Syria . She then went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same Institute.  Following residency, Dr. Mousa practiced as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in the Middle East.  Upon arriving in the United States Dr. Mousa completed her Master’s program in Embryology and Andrology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2013

She has several publications and presentations to her name and has been the recipient of multiple awards  during her training.