Samuel Abariga

Samuel Abariga received his M.D. in medicine from University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Ghana; a post-graduate diploma in tropical medicine (DTM&H) from University of Liverpool England; and an M.S. degree in International Health Policy from Brandeis University. He has worked in various capacities as a clinician, and in research (including consulting for the Lown Cardiovascular Research Foundation, and as an expert in research methodology for the Tufts Medical Center evidence review team, developing and implementing clinical practice guidelines in nephrology, notably, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) guidelines currently enforced by national and international kidney foundations around the world.) He is currently enrolled as a doctoral student in epidemiology and biostatistics at School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research interests are in chronic diseases epidemiology, specifically on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of acute kidney injury–his passion is identifying suitable biomarkers for the diagnosis of acute kidney injury