Nkem Okeke, MD, MBA, MPH, MSPM
Role: Chief Executive Officer & President
Experience: 20+ years
"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." -- SFoA
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples” -- MT
- Triple-Masters: Business Administration, & Project Management (George Washington University, DC); Public Health (Tulane University, LA)
- Doctor of Medicine: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, NGR
- Fellowship: Clinical Data Analytics, Johns Hopkins University, MD
- Certifications: Project Management (PMI); Lean Six Sigma (Johns Hopkins); Change Management (Prosci)
Core Values: What makes one THICK - Trusted, Hearty, Innovative, Committed, Kaizen
Happy Place: When I’m “dancing” like no one’s watching … being present and not overwhelmed or consumed by others’ expectations.
Dr. Okeke is the President/CEO & Owner of Medicalincs. Currently, through Medicalincs, Dr. Okeke advises and supports healthcare leaders and organizations on strategic solutions to enhance implementation framework strategy, improve operational efficiencies and outcomes, and increase revenue volume/revenue streams.
She has collectively spent two decades as a healthcare executive, advisor, physician, change management facilitator, an accomplished speaker & entrepreneur. During this time, she has delivered multi-million cost savings and improved population health outcomes. She has held several leadership positions notably at Kaiser Permanente, Booz Allen Hamilton, & Johns Hopkins.
She currently also serves as -- a senior advisor to the CEO at Priority Partners (Johns Hopkins Healthcare) on board priorities; a board member of Lasell Village; and a Maryland Health Care Commission Advisory Council member on Primary Care Transformation (appointed by the Maryland Secretary of Health).
Dr. Okeke considers herself a “Stone Caster” and is passionate about building leaders.