B I O G R A P H I E S

Barbara A. White, MSN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Barbara White B arbara is a Board Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. She began her career in health care by working in the laboratory of a small community hospital in Decatur, Alabama, when she was only 15 years old. Since that time, she has logged nearly forty years of experience in various areas of patient care (X-ray technician, lab technician, medical assistant, critical care nurse, and nurse practitioner).

In addition to her extensive clinical experience, Barbara also has an outstanding academic background that includes two bachelor’s degrees (a BS in psychology and a BSN in nursing) and a Master of Science in Nursing from the Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

For many years, Barbara observed how many health care professionals often overlook patients’ spirituality and the role it may play in their health care. In order to feel better equipped to address these needs in her work with patients, Barbara completed a second Master’s degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care at Loyola College in Maryland in 2005.

Barbara’s combination of clinical education and experience and her degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care provide a strong academic foundation for the kind of holistic approach to patients that Barbara feels is critical to good patient care – holistic care that considers not only the physical aspects of a patient’s illness, but the emotional and spiritual aspects as well. She believes that healing and wholeness are matters of body, mind, and spirit.


Idal Tchoundjo, MS, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner

Idal Tchoundjo Idal Tchoundjo is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board-certified by the American Academy Nurse Credentialing Center, and licensed by the state of Maryland to provide family-centered healthcare to patients of all ages. His scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems beginning in childhood and continuing throughout the aging process.

He began his career in health care in his 11th grade of high school by working as certified nurse assistant in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. Since that time, he has accumulated Kids areanearly sixteen years of nursing experience and education in various areas of patient care (neurological, orthopedic, ENT, surgical, and cardiac, dialysis, and nurse practitioner).

Idal has a unique combination of strong nursing skills and strives to provide the best health care possible. He believes in building a long lasting and trusting relationship with patients and customers. He seeks to acquire a comprehensive evaluation of every patient by taking time to listen and understand their particular needs. His true desire is to enhance a positive healing experience and confidence to those in need.
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