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Elijah Paintsil, FAAP, MD

Professor; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Pediatrics; Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health; Professor of Pharmacology, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology; Professor of Management, School of Management



The Paintsil laboratory focuses on increasing our understanding of the host determinants of individual differences in response to antiretroviral therapy; biomarkers and pathogenesis of increasing incidence of cancers in HIV treatment-experienced individuals.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2005)
  • Resident
    Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY (2002)
  • Intern
    Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY (2000)
  • Intern
    Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana (1994)
  • MD
    Ghana Medical School

Honors & Recognition

American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow2003
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Member2003
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Member2002

Professional Service

Council, African Studies2003 - Present

Departments & Organizations