Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Moi Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Kenya
Research Topic: Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Ng’eno will spend his fellowship year at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret under the mentorship of Nathan Thielman, MD, MPH, Gerald Bloomfield, MD, MPH and Peter Kussin, MD. His research will focus on feasibility of cardiac rehabilitation in patients with heart failure at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.
Dr. Ng’eno graduated from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and is currently an internal medicine resident and a Master of Global Health Science student at Duke University. He has a passion for noncommunicable disease and cardiovascular health research. His research interests include rheumatic heart disease, heart failure, diagnostic imaging, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation. Dr. Ng’eno is also a strong advocate for providing sustainable, quality health care with interests in health policy and health system design in East Africa and the U.S.