Dr. Yvonne Ayerki Nartey is a Resident in Internal Medicine at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Cape Coast, Ghana, and a PhD student at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
She holds an MSc in Internal Medicine from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, having received the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Turner Scholarship in 2016. She additionally holds an MPhil in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Cape Coast, School of Medical Sciences, Ghana, where she also completed her undergraduate medical training, attaining an MBChB in 2013.
In addition to her studies, Dr. Nartey is a part-time lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, teaching medical students and physician assistant students clinical skills, physiology and microbiology.
Her research interests include Infectious Disease and Hepatology, and she is currently working on projects related to the epidemiology of chronic viral hepatitis, liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in Ghana. Dr. Nartey’s long term career interests are international collaborations on implementation science research related to diseases of current and emerging global health concern including Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C virus infection, and chronic liver disease.