Valentine Yanchou Njike, MD, MPH

Assistant Director, Research and Evaluation

Phone: 203-732-1241

Research Interest

Dr. Njike is the PRC’s Assistant Director of Research and Evaluation. His principal research interests involve methodological design, conduct, and analysis of efficacy and effectiveness trials in chronic disease prevention. Dr. Njike has conducted numerous nutritional intervention studies aimed at the reduction of cardio-metabolic risk factors in those at risk for or with Type 2 diabetes. In addition, Dr. Njike also serves as a preceptor to resident physicians in training in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine at Griffin Hospital.


  • M.D., University of Perugia, Italy, 1996
  • M.P.H. with a Concentration in Epidemiology, State University of New York at Albany, USA, 2001

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