Diane Boykin, MD received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in 1990. Before going to medical school she enjoyed working at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston Massachusetts for several years in the tissue typing lab for organ transplant. In 1998, she received her medical degree from Georgetown University. Post graduate training completed in 2002 by finishing her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency from Johns Hopkins University. She currently works for Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Boykin lives in Bowie Maryland and is married with three children. Prior to the pandemic, Dr. Boykin enjoyed taking family vacations and yearly girls trips with her fellow authors. During the pandemic, Dr. Boykin perfected her baking skills and cooking skills with the help of the Food Network and lots of practice.