Joyce Nwakanma, NP
Joyce Nwakanma, NP, is a cardiology nurse practitioner focused on educating patients about health issues and preventive care. She serves patients whose conditions can be managed with medications and lifestyle changes. Nwakanma joined Lutheran Health Physicians after serving most recently as a nurse practitioner for United Health Group. Prior to that, she also worked as a registered nurse and a nursing assistant.
In 2011, Nwakanma earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich. She completed her master’s degree in nursing from Purdue University in 2015. At IPFW, she served as a limited-term clinical instructor in the nursing department. Nwakanma spends time as a volunteer educating the community on healthy living.
Nwakanma is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana.