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Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu

Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu

Columnist, Off the Charts

Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu, M.D., M.S., is a psychiatrist specializing in women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry and a columnist for STAT. She won second place for general interest online columns in the 2020 National Society of Newspaper Columnists column-writing contest. She is a graduate from Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She also received a Master of Science in narrative medicine from Columbia University. Jennifer is passionate about social justice and exploring issues of race and motherhood in medicine.

Written By Jennifer Adaeze