Udeme D Ekong, MD MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Biographical Info

Professional Education

MPH: Northwestern University, (2011)
MBBS: Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria (1992)
Fellowship: Northwestern University, Chicago, Transplant Hepatology (2003)
Fellowship: Columbia University, New York, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2000)
Residency: Lincoln Hospital, New York, Pediatrics (1998)
Residency: Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom, Pediatrics (1996)
Residency: Bedford Hospital, United Kingdom, Pediatrics (1995)
Internship: University of Ghana Teaching Hospital, Ghana, (1993)
Board Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology


Education & Training

M.B.B.S.
Ahmadu Bello University (1992)
M.P.H.
Northwestern University (2011)
Fellowship
Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia Presbyterian, Pediatric Gastroenterology (2000 - 2003)
Fellowship
Children`s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago., Transplant Hepatology (2003 - 2004)
Residency
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, Pediatrics (1998 - 2000)
Residency
Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom., Pediatrics (1996 - 1998)
Residency
Bedford Hospital, United Kingdom, Pediatrics (1995 - 1996)
Board Certification
Pediatrics, Board Certified  (2001)
Board Certification
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Board Certified  (2006)
Board Certification
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certified  (2005)

Honors & Recognition

  • Fellow Research Award
    North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2002)
  • Child Health Research Career Development Award
    Northwestern University, Chicago (2007)
  • Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award
    American Association for the Study of Liver Disease/Schering (2003)

Professional Service

  • Chair, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (10/30/2012 - 10/29/2015)
  • Member, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (10/30/2009 - 10/29/2012)
  • Member, UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) (07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011)

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