Nita Walker

Nita W Walker

Professor of Clinical Geo

Medical Sciences Building

7559

COM IM Gen Med PCN -

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0535
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0535

Professional Summary

Dr. Nita Walker is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. She is a clinician educator who teaches the next generation of physicians and maintains a busy, active clinical practice. Dr. Walker serves as lead physician of UC Health Primary Care Montgomery where she helped the practice achieve National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification and status as a Patient Centered Medical Home. She has been recognized locally as a “Top Doctor” for several years. Dr. Walker is a 1984 graduate of Smith College and received her Medical Doctorate degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1988.

Education

Bachelor's Degree, Smith College Northampton, MA, 1984

Medical Degree, Medical College of Georgia Augusta, GA, 1988

Internship & Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center Cincinnati, OH , 1991 (Internal Medicine )

1992 Chief Residency , University of Cincinnati Medical Center Cincinnati, OH , (Internal Medicine )

Positions and Work Experience

1992 -1999 Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

1999 -To Present Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

UC Health Clinical Focus

Internal Medicine

UC Health Specialities

Internal Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

09/25/1991

Research Support

Grant: #HCGC RWJ-70936 Investigators:Chang, Lenisa; Elder, Nancy; Leonard, Anthony; Walker, Nita 12-08-2014 -04-30-2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation HCGC RWJ-70936 subcontract UCPC Role:Collaborator $22,400.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Walker NW. (1996. )Issues of Race and Sex .J Gen Inttern Med, ,11 ,135

Walker NW (1997. )Cervical Cytomegalovirus Infection in a woman with AIDS .Clinical Infectious Diseases, ,25 ,930-931

Walker N, Tsevat J, Mandell K (06-1999. )Use of chart reminders for physicians to promote discussion of advance directives in patients with AIDS .AIDS Care, ,11 (3 ),345-354

Sostok M, Coberly L, Walker, N, Rouan G. (2001. )The Impact of a Mission-Based Faculty Development Program .J Gen Intern Med, ,16, April (suppl) ,109

Eckman, Mark H; Lip, Gregory Y H; Wise, Ruth E; Speer, Barbara; Sullivan, Megan; Walker, Nita; Kissela, Brett; Flaherty, Matthew L; Kleindorfer, Dawn; Baker, Peter; Ireton, Robert; Hoskins, Dave; Harnett, Brett M; Aguilar, Carlos; Leonard, Anthony C; Arduser, Lora; Steen, Dylan; Costea, Alexandru; Kues, John (2016. )Impact of an Atrial Fibrillation Decision Support Tool on thromboprophylaxis for atrial fibrillation.American heart journal, ,176 ,17-27

Eckman, Mark H; Lip, Gregory Y H; Wise, Ruth E; Speer, Barbara; Sullivan, Megan; Walker, Nita; Kissela, Brett; Flaherty, Matthew L; Kleindorfer, Dawn; Baker, Peter; Ireton, Robert; Hoskins, Dave; Harnett, Brett M; Aguilar, Carlos; Leonard, Anthony; Arduser, Lora; Steen, Dylan; Costea, Alexandru; Kues, John (2016. )Using an Atrial Fibrillation Decision Support Tool for Thromboprophylaxis in Atrial Fibrillation: Effect of Sex and Age.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, ,64 (5 ),1054-60

Eckman, Mark H; Wise, Ruth E; Speer, Barbara; Sullivan, Megan; Walker, Nita; Lip, Gregory Y H; Kissela, Brett; Flaherty, Matthew L; Kleindorfer, Dawn; Khan, Faisal; Kues, John; Baker, Peter; Ireton, Robert; Hoskins, Dave; Harnett, Brett M; Aguilar, Carlos; Leonard, Anthony; Prakash, Rajan; Arduser, Lora; Costea, Alexandru (2014. )Integrating real-time clinical information to provide estimates of net clinical benefit of antithrombotic therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation.Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, ,7 (5 ),680-6

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Walker, N (1993. )Perinatal Transmission of HIV: Reducing the Risks .Parinatal Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (1995. )HIV in Women .Quarterly STD Training Course, Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (1997. )Reducing Perinatal HIV Transmission .Great Lakes Tennessee Valley AIDS Education Training Consortium,

Walker, N (1997. )Clinical Use of Protease Inhibitors and Viral Loads in HIV-Infected Patients .Cincinnati Medical Association,

Lecture

Walker, N (1993. )Primary Care Management of HIV-Infected Women .Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (1994. )Hypertension Update 1994 .Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (1996. )HIV in Women: What's Different? .Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (1995. )Yearly Update in Women's Health .Cincinnati, OH.

Walker, N (2000. )Update in General Internal Medicine: An Evidence -Based Review .Cincinnati, OH.

Paper Presentations

Walker NW. (09-1992. )Q Fever Hepatitis as a Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin .Columbus, OH.

Walker NW. (04-1991. )Medicine across the miles: Report of a transcontinental residency exchange program .New Orleans, LA.

Walker N, Woods S. (02-1995. )Provision of routine gynecologic care in an AIDS Clinical Trials Unit .Washington, DC.

Tobias B, Walker N. (11-1997. )Women's Health Care: Who are the Providers? What are they teaching? .Orlando, FL.

Walker N (04-2000. )From the Bedside to the Boardroom, Forging Alliances to create a Managed Care Curriculum for Internal Medicine-Residents .Philadelphia, PA.

Honors and Awards

1992 Alpha Omega Alpha University of Cincinnati

2002 -2004 Best Doctors in Cincinnati

2010 Fellow, American College of Physicians

Service

Human Papillomavirus Working Group (AIDS Clinical Trial Group )1995 -1997

Woman's Health Committee (AIDS Clinical Trials Group )1995 -1997

Department of Ophthalmology (Chair Search Committee )1993 -1994

Department of Internal Medicine (Residency Selection Committee )1993 -2004

University Primary Care (Board of Trusteed )Board Member 1994 -1996

University Primary Care (Compenation Committee )Co-Chair 1995 -1996

University Hospital (Executive Committee )Member 1996 -1999

Department of Internal Medicine (Chair Search Committee )2002 -2004

Department of Medicine (Reappointment Promotion Tenure Committee )2003 -2006

University Hospital (Physicians Leadership Task Force )2004 -2006

Woman's Institute (Leadership Development Program )01-2004 -04-2004

Department of Internal Medicine (Clinical Council )2005 -2009

Medical Center Fund (Executive Committee )2008 -To Present

American College of Physicians (Associates Committee )1998 -2000

Society of General Internal Medicine (Special Populations Workshops Selection Committee )Committee Chair 1997

Society of General Internal Medicine (Woman's Health Abstract Selection Subcommittee )Co-Chair 1998

Society of General Internal Medicine (Innovations in Medical Education Abstract Selction Committee )2002

AIDS Care Reviewer 1998 -2001

Annals of Internal Medicine Reviewer 1999 -To Present

American Board of Internal Medicine (Relevance Reviewer )2005

University of Cincinnati Internal Medicine Residency (Assistant Program Director and PGY2/PGY3 Coordinator )1996 -2004

University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Attending Physician in Internal Medicine )1991 -To Present

University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Internal Medicine Resident Clinic, Preceptor )1991 -To Present

Department of Internal Medicine (Annual Internal Medicine Team Leader Retreat, Lead Facilitator )1996 -2002

Keywords

Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, Women's Health

Professional Affiliation

1992 -To Present: American College of Physicians, Member

1992 -To Present: Society of General Internal Medicine, Member

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0535
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0535
Phone: 513-558-7581
Fax: 513-558-4399
nita.walker@uc.edu