Moderated by Dr.Munachim I. Uyanwune, MD, MBA
Board-certified psychiatrist. She holds dual undergraduate degrees from the University of Connecticut, including a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in French. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Dr. Uyanwune obtained a combined M.D., M.B.A degree after receiving a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut School of Business, while enrolled at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Uyanwune completed her Psychiatry residency training at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program. After her training, Dr. Uyanwune practiced as a full-time attending medical doctor at Sheppard Pratt Hospital for several years. During this time, she worked in various settings including Sheppard Pratt’s crisis walk-in clinic, partial hospitalization program and their transitional aftercare clinic. In addition to this, Dr. Uyanwune has worked in outpatient settings as well. She worked in private practice where she served in an executive role as chief medical officer and later in community mental health.
Dr. Uyanwune is the CEO and founder of MIU Center, a behavioral health clinic which provides medication and therapy treatment for clients via in-person and telepsychiatry services. MIU Center provides treatment for various behavioral health disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorders, anxiety, post-partum disorders and more.In addition to her career, Dr. Uyanwune is deeply involved in her local community within Maryland. She serves individuals and families in under-served areas, primarily in Baltimore city through the non-profit organization, Uproar Care (UCare) which she has done for several years. Also, Dr. Uyanwune is a pillar in the Psychiatry community. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and Maryland Psychiatric Society. Dr. Uyanwune is an advisory council board member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Center for Workplace Mental Health.