Elijah Paintsil MBChB, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology; Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Biographical Info

International Activity

  • Infectious Diseases Research
    Sao Paulo, Brazil(2009)
    Capacity building
  • 1. Studying the effect of malaria during pregnancy on mother-to-child-transmission of HIV. 2) Surrogate biomarkers for monitoring HIV therapy and disease progression of Pediatric HIV in resource limited setting
    Accra, Ghana(2006)
    Yale-Ghana Partnership in Global Infectious Diseases Research with the mission of accelerating progress in Infectious Diseases and Public Health research in Africa through collaborative partnerships that effectively build intrinsic research capacity, reverse “brain-drain” by strengthening academic infrastructures, and create viable career opportunities for African and American scientists.

Education & Training

Ghana Medical School (1992)
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Pediatrics (1999 - 2000)
Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Pediatrics (2000 - 2002)
Yale University School of Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2002 - 2005)

Honors & Recognition

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Member
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Member

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