Dr. Chinwe Okudo

About Dr. Okudo

Dr. Chinwe Okudo is a graduate of Loyola University New-Orleans, where she was trained as a Family Nurse Practitioner- primary care with emphasis on behavioral Health, (Bachelors-doctorate program track. Eventually Post-Doctoral certification from Brandman University focus on Psychiatric mental health. and is now currently Dual Board certified as a family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental health Nurse practitioner.

10 years of nursing experience in wide variety of medical settings, and specialty. Background includes Telemetry, Cardiac, med/surg, pediatric, psychiatric, geriatric, sub-acute, long term care, hospice, home care and mental retardation.

Advanced practice experience includes addiction medicine, correctional medicine, currently on-call provider with Five-star physicians and CEO of Balm of Gilead Health and Wellness center (An Aesthetics, medically supervised weight loss and mental Health Practice).


  • Member American Nurses Association
  • Worldwide association of female professionals
  • International Nurses Association
  • Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chesapeake Gateway chamber of Commerce
  • Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Recent contributions

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Signs of Adderall Abuse: Symptoms of Stimulant Addiction

June 16th, 2020

Scientists classify Adderall as a central nervous system stimulant – a combination of four types of…

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Adderall Comedown: How to Cure the Stimulant Crash

June 10th, 2020

An Adderall crash or comedown occurs when the effects of the drug and the feelings of…

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Adderall Use and Abuse: Is This Stimulant Addictive?

June 10th, 2020

Adderall belongs to a class of drugs called amphetamines which are psychostimulants that excite the central…

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Dr. Chinwe Okudo

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