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The Artist: Uchenna Umeh, MD, MBA

Updated: Feb 6

Nigerian-born former Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force, Dr. Uchenna Umeh is a board-certified pediatrician, speaker, author, and life coach. She is the CEO of Teen Alive, and Dr. Lulu’s Youth Health Center, both dedicated to helping at-risk youth find their way forward.

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After a suicide attempt by a 7yr old patient, and suicides of colleagues and a patient she launched her speaking career in 2018. She has been recognized by the “Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission” of Nigeria, the Texas State House of Representatives, The Washington Post and Parents Magazine as well as The History Channel.

Dr. Umeh’s Prescription for Success:

Number 1: You are enough, just the way you are.

Number 2: Ask for what you need. Don’t let your brain say no on behalf of others.

Number 3: Conquer your fears. Most fears are self-made. Work on controlling and managing those.

Number 4: Love yourself. Like yourself. Don’t let your self-worth be tied to others.

Connect with Dr. Umeh

LinkedIn: Lara Hochman, MD Twitter: @UchennaUmeh9 Website: YouTube: DrLuluTalkRadio

Notable quotes from Dr. Umeh’s interview:

Anxiety is fear of what may never even happen.
If you allow fear to come in then it will take over. And you can’t see anything else.
If trauma can be handed down through generations, then healing can be handed down through generations.

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