Dr. Alka Goyal is the Director of Laboratories at GENESIS. She holds a High Complexity Laboratory Director’s license and a Clinical Consultant certification from the American Board of Bioanalysis. She has been involved in the field of reproductive medicine for over 25 years.
“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Q: WHY DID YOU BECOME AN EMBRYOLOGIST
A: Because how life and the universe begins never ceases to amaze me.
Q: WHO INSPIRES YOU?
A: The fortitude of women who came before me.
Q: WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
A: I love to stay active, Zumba classes, gym and swimming, I am also trying to learn golf!
Q: WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOU THAT WOULD SURPRISE MOST PEOPLE?
A: I cannot resist candy.
Q: DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU WERE INSPIRED BY A PATIENT.
A: I am humbled by the faith patients have in us, it inspires me to try and be better than what I was yesterday .
Q: WHAT IS YOUR APPROACH TO HELPING PATIENTS?
A: Although their destination is sometimes beyond the forces I control, I try to assure them I will look after them throughout their journey.
Q: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
A: Difficult to predict.
Q: IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOU?
A: When I retire I would like to go back to university and read theoretical physics.