Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH

Assoc. Professor of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Co-Director, RIGHT Program; Adjunct Asst. Professor - Tropical Medicine
Office Address
Tulane University School of Medicine Section of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, SL-16 1430 Tulane Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112
School of Medicine

Education & Affiliations

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2002
MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2002
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2006


Dr. Anjali Niyogi completed her MD/MPH from Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is an academic hospitalist at UMCNO where she teaches medical students and residents. Dr. Niyogi serves as an adjunct professor at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine where she teaches topics in Health and Human Rights.  In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Niyogi developed ad-hoc clinics throughout the city and advocated for the expansion of clinics away from the centralized MCLNO model to community-based clinics. Following residency, she completed the Piper Fellowship in Internal Medicine, with a focus on pediatric malnutrition and community health worker training in India. Dr. Niyogi has continued her work in global health with clinical and educational experience in Ghana, Uganda, Jamaica, Ethiopia and most recently with Central American refugees in Mexico and Syrian, Iraqi, and Afghani refugees in Greece. Dr. Niyogi is one of the founders and co-directors of the Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT) . She is the only medical school faculty selected for the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane.

In 2015, Dr. Niyogi founded the Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) Clinic, which provides continuity of care for acute and chronic medical conditions to persons recently released from incarceration. She is a trained member of the Physicians Human Rights' (PHR) Asylum Network and conducts evaluations for asylum seekers in Louisiana. She is co-founder of the Forensic Asylum Clinic in New Orleans.  Dr. Niyogi has conducted qualitative and quantitative research in international and US settings.

Dr. Niyogi is interested in global health and healthcare disparities.