Alfonso Carrera, MD
Lead Doctor, GDC/Mexico
Dr. Alfonso Carrera is the Medical Director of Marie Stopes Mexico. He has also served as an associate professor in research and ethics for gynecology and obstetrics at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and professor of gynecology and obstetrics at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. Much of his research has been in maternal morbidity and mortality, fertility, and reproductive health. He has been an international member of the American Fertility Society and the Mexican Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He has also been a member of the Mexican Association of Reproductive Medicine since 1995. Dr. Carrera received both his medical license in 1984 and his specialty in obstetrics and gynecology in 1989 from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. In 1994, he completed his postdoctoral fellowship in biology of reproduction at the University of Pennsylvania. The founder of GDC/Mexico, Dr. Carrera has been with Global Doctors for Choice since 2007.