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Okonjo-Iweala’s Sister, Njide Okonjo-Udochi Wins Physician Of The Year In US

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Edwin Eriye 

While Nigerians are still celebrating the appointment of Dr. Ngọzi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), her sister, Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi has also won the “physician of the year” award In the Maryland Association of Family Physicians, United States.

The Association of Family physician is a patient-centered practice that provides primary care and wellness services, along with treatment for addiction and care for those with HIV.

Dr. Njideka Udochi, who founded the practice in 2003, is pursuing her lifelong dream of helping members of her extended community.

She received her medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of Nigeria and completed her family practice internship and residency at the George Washington University/Holy Cross Family Practice program.

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