About Nakyda Dean
Nakyda Dean is an obstetrician and gynecologist who is passionate about providing care to underserved populations in under-resourced communities. Her training and experiences have taken her from the poor urban communities of Chicago to the outlands of the Neno district in Malawi to currently the rural lands of the largest Native American reservation, the Navajo Nation. She is a provider with a purpose, to transform women’s health and contribute to the movement for health equity for every community.
As an aspiring clinical informaticist, she enjoys bridging information technology and innovation to enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care, and strengthen the provider-patient relationship.
Sitting at the intersection of health and technology, she helps EHR companies create tech innovations that improve end-user workflow and increase usability, increase satisfaction and efficiency decreasing physician burnout.
As an underrepresented minority in medicine, she enjoys mentoring the next generation of health care leaders.
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