Dr. Peace Nwegbo-Banks is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist. She is a first-generation Nigerian American, originally from the Dallas-ForthWorth Metroplex. She attended the University of North Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Houston Methodist Hospital. As a chief resident, she served as president of the House Staff Council. She also won multiple exemplary student-teacher awards.
While in medical school, Dr. Nwegbo-Banks served as vice president of the Texas Medical Association and organized a successful 5K run to raise awareness for cardiovascular disease. She also worked with the Scott & White Worth the Wait Wellness and Sexual Health Program, which provided teens and young adults with accurate medical information to help them make informed decisions about sex.
Dr. Nwegbo-Banks works as a clinical assistant professor in Houston, Texas, where she supervises medical students and ob-gyn residents. She is a recent 2019 Physician of the Year nominee and enjoys working with the indigent population. She is the current vice president of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA)-Houston and previously served as the ANPA treasurer from 2017 to 2019. She is also a member of the quality improvement committee at her institution.
Dr. Nwegbo-Banks’ interests include patient advocacy and providing evidence-based information for the public. She currently lives in the Houston area with her husband Eric. In her spare time, she reads leisurely, journals, lifts weights and enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
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