Benjamin Momo Kadia
Institution: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Workpackage: Gut Health
Email: Benjamin.Kadia@lstmed.ac.ukFocus of research:
Benjamin’s research principally explores diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic challenges of tropical diseases.
More recently, his research has focused on providing robust evidence on pragmatic, safe, novel, and cost-effective approaches to improve the prevention and management of these diseases.
Benjamin currently work as Clinical Research Associate at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He provides clinical, research and organisational support to the Gut Health workstream of the UKRI GCRF Action Against Stunting Hub.
He graduated as a physician general practitioner from the University of Buea in Cameroon in 2015 and has close to four years of experience in the organisation and delivery of general medical services in rural hospitals of Cameroon.
Benjamin has also served as main contact local physician for US Peace Corps trainees in Cameroon and coordinator of diverse primary care programmes at health facility and community levels in rural settings of the country.
In 2018, he was awarded a Chevening Scholarship through which he completed an MSc in Public Health for Development at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2019.
Benjamin is profoundly interested in initiatives that aim to enhance clinical research and teaching in low-income settings. He has more than thirty peer reviewed publications that range from clinical case reports to systematic reviews.
He has presented at diverse international conferences including the European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health and the Oxford Global Health Congress. He is an abstract mentor for the International AIDS Society Conference, the world’s largest meeting on HIV/AIDS. He also serves as peer reviewer for diverse world leading journals.