Before joining Desert West in 2014, Dr. Dowland earned her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology through Michigan State University at Mercy Health Muskegon. She served as a representative on the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists PESC board and as a resident reporter for American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Dowland is a passionate proponent of women’s healthcare and issues surrounding teen pregnancy. She is especially interested in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, adolescent health, PCOS and improving natural fertility. Away from the office, she enjoys painting, entertaining, gardening, hiking and spending time with family.