Rebecca M. Todd, MD
|Organization||UK Morehead Women's Healthcare|
|Medical School||University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky|
|Residency||University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida|
Rebecca Todd, MD, is a faculty member in the UKCOM Department of Ob/Gyn. She practices general obstetrics and gynecology in Morehead, Kentucky with a special interest in contraception. Dr. Todd obtained an undergraduate degree in biology at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. She then attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She also has a national certification in medical education through the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO). She serves as the Site Director for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship where UK medical students learn about women's health. She is also the Curriculum Director for the UK Rural Physician Leadership Program.
Dr. Todd participates in numerous educational activities for medical students, resident physicians, and the community. Student lectures have covered many topics including the annual health maintenance exam for women, breast awareness, and contraceptive methods. She teaches a workshop on performing the breast and pelvic exam as well as a vaginal delivery simulation for each student on the Ob/Gyn rotation. She participates annually in the Women’s Health Night (a community health fair held in the spring) and has discussed routine screening tests for women, vulvar pain, and how to treat menopausal symptoms. She also organizes educational booths at the Morehead Community Baby Shower, the Bath County Health Fair, the Fleming County Health Fair, and the Health Opportunities Workshop (for local high school students).
Dr. Todd grew up in Louisville where her parents and sisters still live and work. She now calls Morehead home and lives here with her husband and children. She can often be seen downtown walking with her family. She enjoys making crafts such as Halloween costumes and Derby hats. She is an enthusiastic supporter of local athletics especially the basketball teams.