Nkem is a Public Health Analyst in the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at the United States Department of Health and Human Services where she analyzes health programs in rural communities. In this role, she ensures that rural communities have access to quality treatment and care.
In addition, she is a patient advocate and serves as the Director of Partnerships for an organization that is near and dear to her heart, The White Dress Project (WDP). The WDP is an organization focused on raising national awareness about the uterine fibroid epidemic and filling in the gaps in care, education, and research. Nkem struggles with fibroids and shares her story to help break down the walls of silence around this common gynecological condition.