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Solutions for Everyone

DiscoverU Health is a tech-enabled concierge medicine practice that provides an ecosystem for integrative preventative health for private small businesses and individuals, both insured and uninsured, via fully customizable monthly and annual subscriptions.

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Our Mission

DiscoverU Health is bridging health equity and increasing access to care in minority metropolitan communities. 

Our mission is to advance and supply integrative preventative services for those who want and need a better healthcare experience. 

Our members have the unique opportunity to shape their healthcare plan, gaining access to a comprehensive range of healthcare options, including integrative, alternative, holistic, and western medicine.

"I realized that irrespective of one's socioeconomic status, every working adult deserves access to healthcare providers and systems that meet them where they are and help them achieve their desired health outcomes."

Pamgrace Gachenge
Founder + CEO

Key Leaders

Cecily Wambui, RN, BSN 

Inspiration for DiscoverU Health

Our Legacy

In honor of my loving mother Cecily Wambui Gichobi Gachenge, RN, BSN

Jeremiah 33:6 – Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.

Cecily Wambui, RN, BSN 

Inspiration for DiscoverU Health

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Pamgrace Gachenge

Founder & Chief Executive Officer of DiscoverU Health

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Dr. Howard Cook

Medical Director & Lead Physician
Dr. Howard Cook graduated with honors from Virginia State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, and a Master of Science degree in Medium Energy Nuclear Physics. He later graduated from Nova Southeastern University College with a degree in Osteopathic Medicine in 1998.
His post graduate medical training includes an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry College of Osteopathic Medicine (Rowan University) at Kennedy Memorial Hospital. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency through Frankford Hospital’s Aria Health Internal Medicine Residency Program. In addition, he also did several rotations at Hahnemann University Hospital.
Dr. Cook was awarded a full scholarship to medical school by the National Health Service Corps. As part of the program, he served as a primary care physician for an underserved community for four years. Dr. Cook has accomplished so much throughout his career including over a decade of intensive care unit work as a covering and rounding physician. He also did hospitalist work wherein he admitted and discharged patients as well as successfully responded to numerous emergency trauma situations. As an outpatient physician Dr. Cook has and continues to devote himself to providing excellent outpatient clinical care to all his patients.
Aside from being an accomplished physician, Dr. Cook is also an avid Martial artist and was on West Points karate team in 1982. He earned his black belt in World Federation Taekwondo in 1992 and later earned his brown belt in Judo in 2015 and also studies Aikido. He also competed in the Maryland Senior Olympics throwing discus and shot put where he won several medals. He is also a musician and enjoys playing the piano and several other instruments including the trombone, trumpet, and saxophone. He also enjoys photography during his spare time.

Gina Ritter

Director of Clinical Operations & Growth Strategy
Gina Ritter brings over 20 years of clinical and operational leadership experience to the Director of Clinical Operations and Strategic Growth role at DiscoverU Health.
She is a certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (NP) with expertise in successful team building, driving key performance metrics, clinical program and workflow development, and implementing value-based models of care.
Previously, Gina served as Sr. Director of Strategic Initiatives and Sr. Director of Clinical Practice at Genesis HealthCare/Genesis Physician Services. During her 11-year tenure, Gina developed and expanded her team of Advanced Practice Providers across 7 states and focused on addressing the complex care needs of post-acute and LTC patients in a value-based care environment. She collaborated cross-functionally with executive leaders to advance organizational strategic priorities and achieve high-quality clinical outcomes.
Gina worked to develop provider specialty practices, including a national Palliative Care program and an Integrated Wound Care team. She led process improvement strategies that focused on utilization management and clinical quality metrics performance, resulting in significant cost savings in value-based care programs. Gina led the design of an End-of-Life (EOL) education strategy and developed a structured curriculum for all providers, to improve the care of patients with advanced illnesses which resulted in a reduction of EOL hospitalizations.
Gina received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland. She is passionate about promoting access to care and positively impacting patients’ quality of life, health, and well-being. She looks forward to collaborating with an innovative and engaged team! In Gina’s free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and their puppy, Finn

Dr. T. Victoria Proctor

Director of Holistic & Cannabis Medicine
Dr. Proctor has been a Holistic Health and Wellness professional for over 30 years. A native New Yorker, she received her education in Maryland. She attended Frostburg State College receiving her BS degree in Psychology and went on to complete a nursing degree at The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. In her quest to understand how to help others achieve healthy lifestyles, she completed a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Maryland at College Park, received her license as a Massage therapist, a certification as a Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice with a specialization in Family Practice from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Proctor was nominated three times for Baltimore’s Best Nurse — Excellence in Nursing Award and received the honor twice in 2017 and 2019.
Dr. Proctor has excellent clinical and communication skills and a clear understanding of the sincere need for preventive care in health promotion and disease prevention. She has a strong professional interest and background in cardiovascular disease/physiology, metabolism, and type II diabetes. She believes in the Mind-Body approach to health, wellness, and education. If the mind has an appreciation for what the body can do…lifetime health can be achieved. She firmly believes that the only way we will have an impact on the health crisis facing this country is to commit ourselves to teaching and guiding individuals (especially the most at risk) on how to make small life-style changes for long-term health gain. Her motto is, “small steps…great gains!”
Dr Proctor enjoys gardening, caring for her house plants, and tending to her indoor worm bin! She loves all sports especially cycling, running, and weight training. She is a three-time nominated “most outstanding runner,” a seven-time All- American track star, NCAA Division III National Champion and a record setter who has been inducted into Frostburg State’s Athletic Hall of Fame. And a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc.

Dr. Ava Williams

Director of Population Health & Home Care
Dr. Williams has ten years of clinical nursing experience and has served in various nursing roles in acute care and community health, including research, inpatient care, public health, management, quality improvement, and regulatory positions. Dr. Williams is a family nurse practitioner with a focus on gerontology, she earned her MSN and DNP from George Washington University.
Dr. Williams is passionate about improving access to care in underserved and vulnerable communities. She aspires to influence the field of nursing through scholarship, leadership, and research.
Dr. Williams has current research involves designing a telehealth medication management and reconciliation study to address polypharmacy (deprescribing medication), patient safety, and person-centered communication for community-dwelling seniors under treatment for diabetes, metabolic disorders, and cardiovascular disease —to improve care, shared decision making, quality of life, and disease control. Dr. Williams loves to travel, and her favorite place to travel to is the Caribbean.
Dr. Williams is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau, and the International Honor Society of Nursing.

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