Kudirat bio 2019-09-17T18:59:45+00:00


Currently work as a part-time Family Nurse Practitioner at the Transgender Health clinic of Someone Cares Inc Atlanta.

Bukie worked as a science teacher and a journalist after college and completing the Nigerian National Youth service Corps in the 1980s. She later immigrated to the United State of America to marry her high school sweetheart. She lived in Salisbury Maryland, had children while pursuing a nursing career, and graduated with two nursing degrees from the University System of Maryland.
The family moved to the state of Georgia where Bukie worked briefly as an Oncology Nurse and an Adjunct Instructor at the Emory University. She then began her public health career with Georgia Department of Public Health (formerly DHR / DCH) where she worked as an Advanced Practice Nurse in various capacities and clinics including HIV/AIDS, STD, TB and Women’s Health.
Her completed research works include “The role of Nurse Practitioners in the Medication Management of Elderly Patients”, “Reproductive Health Needs of Incarcerated Women” and “Integrated Wellness project on Contemporary Meditation”. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, American Association of Nurse Practitioner (AANP), and Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC).

After retirement in December 2017, Bukie registered KINAH CARE LLC, a platform she is using to further her interest in community based health education. A BLS instructor certified by AHA, Bukie teaches CPR classes, mentor nursing students in addition to organizing and conducting health fairs. Her hobbies include cooking, dancing, reading and walking.