As the NDMU PA Studies Program Medical Director, Dr. Akintade is responsible for ensuring that the didactic and clinical curricula provide a level of instruction and practical experiences that will support students in becoming practicing Physician Assistants.
Dr. Akintade completed her medical education through Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC. She completed an Internal Medicine internship at Howard University Hospital and a residency in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Department of Health in Palm Beach County, FL.
Dr. Akintade is board certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, possessing additional training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, as well as Urgent Care. She has extensive experience within the Occupational Safety and Health Administration sectors and is a Certified Medical Review Officer and a Department of Transportation Medical Examiner. Additionally, Dr. Akintade is experienced in Utilization management and Healthcare Quality Improvement and has a Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt. She is licensed in multiple states including Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Florida, and the District of Columbia. Dr. Akintade is also a Major in the US Army Reserves.
Dr. Akintade is happily married with 2 boys and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.