Dr Nelson Aluya, MBBS, MD.
Dr. Nelson Aluya is a medical doctor with extensive broad base training, clinical expertise in over three continents, and is trained in both pediatric and internal medicine. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, and was the Medical Director of Sinai Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Center in Newark NJ. He also served as a Medical Officer under Caduceus with the Center for Disease (CDC).
At Newark Quarantine Center on March 2015-May 2016, he carried out a tertiary screening, contact risk stratification, and disposition of the highly contagious Ebola virus of individuals who had traveled to designated Ebola risk zones.
Dr. Aluya has led multiple local and international medical missions providing his expertise and selfless service to low social economic groups and economically and socially displaced and migrant families. He has contributed to a few peer-review articles and has been a guest speaker at numerous academic workshops, conferences, and seminars, including the Haiti-American Partnership Convention, National Association of Jamaica Supportive Association Conference, and Nigeria in Diaspora Summit. He is a recipient of numerous local and international humanitarian and peer review awards, including the African Entertainment Humanitarian Award, as well as nominations for the Golden Apple Award Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Aluya is the National President of the Nigerian American Public Affairs Committee, an Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation, immediate past President of the New Jersey Medical Association in New Jersey, Chairman of the Nigerian American Physician Association, Vice President of Impact Life International, a non-governmental organization with a global outreach. He received recognition from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Orange, New Jersey, and a New Jersey State Assembly Citation from the Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, and Member Advisory board to His Excellency Ambassador Sadiq Wai Sierra Leonian Ambassador to the United States of America. He also has a dedicated Dr. Nelson Aluya a scholarship award in his honor by the Women in Leaders in Action, New Jersey, USA.
Dr. Aluya continues to dedicate his utmost effort to teaching and research to improve the quality of health care delivery, especially in the area of diabetes mellitus, for all of humanity and the individuals of African descent by building the framework to recognize the barriers to care, creating social and political awareness to the debilitating emotional, economic, social burden of the disease.