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

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

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

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

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 Locations
Yale Pediatric SpecialtyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale Pediatric GI/HepatologyPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06820-8064

Curriculum Vitae

Ekong Lab