Dr. Kamala Via

FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum

March 18, 19 & 20, 2021

Dr. Kamala Via

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


Dr. Kamala Via provides mental health services for adults experiencing life challenges. She is a licensed, board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She has practiced in a variety of settings to include, inpatient, consultation and liaison, emergency department and outpatient treatment. She is adjunct faculty at Howard Community College. Dr. Via has a Doctorate of Nursing practice from The University of Alabama. She earned both her master’s in nursing and post master’s certificate in Teaching Nursing and Health Professions at University of Maryland, Baltimore. She also holds a master’s in administration from Central Michigan University. Her work on stimulant use and burnout has been published. She currently works as a psychiatric nurse practitioner providing mental health services to adults in the emergency department, inpatient and outpatient settings in Baltimore. Dr. Via retired as Lieutenant Colonel from the Maryland Army National Guard in 2007 after 22 years of military service.