Department of Neurology
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284
Dr. Okonokhua was born in Miami, Florida but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Went on to the University of Notre Dame for undergraduate and then Mississippi College for graduate school. She recieved her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Okonokhua has had a strong interest in neurology before medical school but was solitified during medical school. She enjoys the long term relationships that neurologist have with their patients and is looking forward to exploring all the avenues of neurology with an open mind. In her free time she enjoys talking and joking with her family, cooking, and learning different skills on youtube like sewing.
Current Diversity & Inclusion Resident Leader
2017, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2017 to present Resident, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Clinical and Research Interests
2010, BS, Science/Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
Kentucky Medical License
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
NIH Stroke Scale Certification
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Publications and Abstracts
Bakare A., Okonokhua L, Patterson K., Rohr-Kirchgraber T. (2016). Controversy Surrounding Routine Mammography Poster presented at: AMWA National Conference 2016; Miami, FL.