Udeme D Ekong, MBBS, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Yale Medical Group

Biography

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

MPH Northwestern University (2011)
MBBS Ahmadu Bello University (1992)
Fellowship Children`s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University
Fellowship Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia Presbyterian
Residency Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
Residency Birmingham Children's Hospital
Residency Bedford Hospital
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics (2001)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics (2005)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics (2006)

Honors & Recognition

  • Child Health Research Career Development Award Northwestern University, Chicago (2007)

  • Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award American Association for the Study of Liver Disease/Schering (2003)

  • Fellow Research Award North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2002)

Professional Service

  • Membership and Professional Standards Committee UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) (2009 - 2011)

  • Hepatology Committee North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2009 - 2012)

  • Hepatology Committee North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2012 - 2015)

International Activity

  • “The Inflammatory Milieu in De Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis Reduces Regulatory T-cell Function.” Boston,MA, Serbia (2012 - 2012)

  • , “De Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis Post Liver Transplant associated with Immunoregulatory Dysfunction.” San Francisco, CA, Serbia (2011 - 2011)

  • “Clinical Outcomes Following Immunosuppression Withdrawal in Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipients” Atlanta, GA, Serbia (2011 - 2011)

  • “Liver Re-transplantation of One or More Grafts for Recurrent Failure from Chronic Rejection.” Boston, MA, Serbia (2010 - 2010)

  • “Successful Immunosuppression Minimization in Pediatric Liver Transplantation.” Boston, MA, Serbia (2009 - 2009)

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Contact Info

Udeme D Ekong, MBBS, MPH
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric SpecialtyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale Pediatric GI/HepatologyPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06820-8064

Curriculum Vitae

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