All You Need to Know About Women’s Health and Wellness: A conversation with Dr. Nelson Alawode, MD, MBA.

His unwavering dedication to healing care that empowers patients with thoughtful patient information, compassionate care and deep listening makes Dr. Nelson Alawode, MD, MBA a top physician in DC, MD, and VA area. We explore how he used telehealth to administered pregnancy care and the birth of a child. Dr. Alawode is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and Johns Hopkins MBA graduates. Dr. Nelson Aderemi Alawode was born, in Oyo State, Nigeria. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Portland where he received a B.S. degree in Pre-Medicine in 1976. An Alumni of Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine 1981, Dr. Alawode also attended the University of Maryland Hospital to complete his Residency program in OB/GYN. Dr. Alawode has been practicing Ob/Gyn since 1987. Dr. Alawode is very passionate about Women’s Health, hence his interest in Integrated Healthcare system—“One Stop Shop” in Developing Countries. Dr. Alawode completed his MBA program in Healthcare Management at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Dr. Alawode’s life-changing experience started after delivering an 11 ½-year-old girl by cesarean section while he was rotating through the department of OB/GYN as a medical student at Wake Forest. That experience was so profound, he was divinely inspired to do something about it, on that day, the thought for “Abstinence Teen Choice” had its inception. He has committed part of his practice to teaching and sharing information with teenagers about the implications of multiple sexual partners; that sex was and still is, created by God and it is good and appropriate in the context of marriage. A husband and father of 3 daughters. Dr. Alawode feels an innate responsibility to teach our youth, who now live in a world where the influence from television, sexual AD campaigns and peer pressure, create a very difficult and dangerous sexual teaching for the youth of this millennium. With the creation of Abstinence Teen Choice, a 501 C 3, he teaches teens to understand the psychological implications of having multiple sexual partners so they realize that multiple STD can be transmitted from engaging in sex with one or multiple partners outside a committed relationship. This for him is marriage.