Elijah Paintsil MBChB, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and 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

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

Honors & Recognition

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
    (2003)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Member
    (2003)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Member
    (2002)

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