Assistant Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
|Harvard College, Boston, MA||BA||2008||Molecular and Cellular Biology|
|Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO||MD||2012||Medicine|
|Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA||2015||Internal Medicine Residency|
|Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA||2020||Gastroenterology Fellowship|
|Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA||2021||Transplant Hepatology Fellowship|
|Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA||MSCE||11/2021||Clinical Epidemiology|
Nneka N. Ufere, MD MSCE is a transplant hepatologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She received her bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Psychology at Harvard College. She received her medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. She completed her fellowship training in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology degree at the at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
She is a health services and patient-centered outcomes researcher whose work is at the intersection of hepatology, transplant, and palliative care. As a clinical trialist, she develops and tests supportive care interventions aimed at increasing the quality of life, quality of care, and healthcare system empathy for patients with cirrhosis and their families. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications, many in high-impact journals such as JAMA Internal Medicine, Journal of Hepatology, Hepatology, and Gastroenterology. She was a co-author of the national practice guidance on palliative care in decompensated cirrhosis for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Her work is currently funded by a Clinical, Translational, and Outcomes Research award from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, a Sojourns Scholar award from the Cambia Health Foundation, and a Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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AASLDF50031 (Career Development Award)
(Nneka Nnaoke Ufere)
Jul 1, 2021 - Jun 30, 2023
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
LiverPal: A Randomized Study of Inpatient Palliative Care for Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease
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