Ifymma Okeke

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Ifymma Okeke received her Doctorate in nursing practice in 2019 from the University of Kansas in the specialty of Psychiatric Mental health Nursing. Dr. Ifymma Okeke transitioned to working as PMHNP in the inpatient acute care unit, serving the underserved population in Kansas City MO. Her experience in psychiatric nursing covers Geri psych, and in-patient acute care setting. Dr. Ifymma Okeke worked as a secondary supervisor for University Health Truman medical Center doctoral interns. Dr. Ifymma Okeke worked as adjunct clinical instructor for University of Missouri Kansas City BSN students. Dr. Ifymma Okeke is currently working as a contributory faculty at Walden University teaching MSN PMHNP students. Dr. Ifymma Okeke enjoys caring for patient suffering from mental illness and seeing them recovers and preparing students to be better equipped to provide evidence-based care to patients suffering from mental illness.


DNP, University Of Kansas

BSN, Webster University

Awards / Honors

Compassion Award from the University of Kansas School of Nursing , , 2019

Daisy Award , , 2018


Okeke, I. C. In Preparation.


Okeke, I. C. (2019). Metabolic syndrome on the rise in patient taking antipsychotic medications..