Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka, DNP, AGPCNP-C, PMHNP-BC

Maryland License #: R205027

Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka is a dedicated psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with a vision to empower individuals suffering from mental health and substance use disorders. At AIM Behavioral Health Services (AIM BHS), Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka and her team strive to be the calm in the storm, serving as a resource, advocate, and ally for those in need. With a commitment to providing treatments that truly make a difference, Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka rejects the “blame game” approach to health and instead focuses on offering constructive solutions that positively impact her patients’ lives.

Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka’s journey in nursing began at the illustrious Howard University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She continued her education at George Washington University, obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing. Driven by her passion for mental health care, Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka pursued further education and completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice, specializing in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Beyond her academic achievements, Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka is deeply involved in various organizations and initiatives dedicated to improving mental health care. She is a proud member of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., where she serves as the Scholarship Committee Chair for the Alpha Chapter, mentoring and supporting new graduates in the field of nursing. Additionally, Dr. Ojikutu-Agbabiaka is actively involved in the Maryland Health Care Commission and serves on the board of directors for Lynn’s Gift Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides support to families from low-income backgrounds.

Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka,DNP, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka‘s commitment to community service extends beyond her professional responsibilities. She volunteers for various healthcare events, offering blood pressure cuff readings, diabetes screenings, and nutrition education to underserved populations. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a Clinical Instructor for Prince George’s Community College, Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka is dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generation of healthcare professionals.

In her clinical practice, Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka specializes in co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, providing comprehensive care to individuals in need. She is a valued member of the psychiatric team at the Charles County Department of Health, where she offers medication-assisted treatment and conducts presentations on addiction medicine for parole and probation boards and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka also hosts free Narcan training sessions for the community, equipping individuals with life-saving skills to respond to opioid overdoses.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband, family, and friends, and snuggling with her beloved dog, Willow. She is an avid reader and enjoys listening to books via Audible. Dr. Awawu Ojikutu-Agbabiaka‘s passion for mental health advocacy, commitment to education, and dedication to community service make her a compassionate and invaluable asset to AIM Behavioral Health Services and the communities she serves!

University of Maryland School of Nursing
The George Washington University
Howard University