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Basile Njei, MD, MPH

Postdoctoral Fellow; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Basile Njei, MD, MPH


Dr. Njei received his medical doctorate with honors from The University of Yaounde 1 and was awarded the coveted British Commonwealth/Chevenning scholarship to pursue public health training at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. After earning a Masters in Public Health, his journey continued with residency training at the University of Connecticut and Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellow at Yale University. His clinical interests include viral hepatitis, complications of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, NAFLD and Liver Cancer. Dr. Njei has been recognized with several awards including the Howard Levine-MD Science Award, ACG Fellow-in-Training Award, AASLD Fellow Travel Award, AASLD Young Investigator Award and the Samuel Kushlan Award for Excellence in Research during GI Fellowship at Yale.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    University of Edinburgh, Epidemiology/Biostatistics (2009)
  • MD
    University of Yaounde I (2008)

Honors & Recognition

Samuel Kushlan Award for Excellence in Research During Digestive Diseases Fellowship2017

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