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Emilia Connolly, DO

  • Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Global Health Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Jefferson University Hospital/A.I.duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

Residency: Pediatrics, Jefferson University Hospital/A.I.duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

MPH: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2017.

DO: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (formally University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), Stratford, NJ.

BA: Smith College, Northampton, MA.


Pediatric hospital medicine; global health

Services and Specialties

Hospital Medicine

Research Areas

Hospital Medicine, Global Health


COVID-19-Related Testing, Knowledge and Behaviors among Severe and Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Patients in Neno District, Malawi: A Prospective Cohort Study. Zaniku, HR; Aron, MB; Vrkljan, K; Tyagi, K; Ndambo, MK; Banda, GM; Nyirongo, R; Mphande, I; Mailosi, B; Talama, G; et al. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2023; 20:5877.

Basic emergency care course and longitudinal mentorship completed in a rural Neno District, Malawi: A feasibility, acceptability, and impact study. Khongo, BD; Schmiedeknecht, K; Aron, MB; Nyangulu, PN; Mazengera, W; Ndarama, E; Tenner, AG; Baltzell, K; Connolly, E. PloS one. 2023; 18:e0280454.

Implementation of self-monitoring of blood glucose for patients with insulin-dependent diabetes at a rural non-communicable disease clinic in Neno, Malawi. Ruderman, T; Ferrari, G; Valeta, F; Boti, M; Kumwenda, K; Park, PH; Ngoga, G; Ndarama, E; Connolly, E; Bukhman, G; et al. South African Medical Journal. 2023; 113:84-90.

Qualitative assessment of community health workers' perspective on their motivation in community-based primary health care in rural Malawi. Ndambo, MK; Munyaneza, F; Aron, MB; Nhlema, B; Connolly, E. BMC Health Services Research. 2022; 22:179.

Health care workers' knowledge on identification, management and treatment of snakebite cases in rural Malawi: A descriptive study. Aron, MB; Kachimanga, C; Kreuels, B; Mailosi, B; Sambani, C; Matanje, BL; Blessmann, J; Chunga, M; Momba, G; Ndarama, E; et al. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2022; 16:e0010841.

Training Mid-Level Providers to Treat Severe Non-Communicable Diseases in Neno, Malawi through PEN-Plus Strategies. Ruderman, T; Chibwe, E; Boudreaux, C; Ndarama, E; Wroe, EB; Connolly, E; Bukhman, G. Annals of Global Health. 2022; 88:69.

Attitudes toward COVID-19 Vaccines among Patients with Complex Non-Communicable Disease and Their Caregivers in Rural Malawi. Aron, MB; Connolly, E; Vrkljan, K; Zaniku, HR; Nyirongo, R; Mailosi, B; Ruderman, T; Barnhart, DA. Vaccines. 2022; 10:792.

The Malawi emergency and critical care survey: A cross-sectional national facility assessment. Sonenthal, PD; Nyirenda, M; Kasomekera, N; Marsh, RH; Wroe, EB; Scott, KW; Bukhman, A; Connolly, E; Minyaliwa, T; Katete, M; et al. EClinicalMedicine. 2022; 44:101245.

Childhood immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences in Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia and Malawi. Connolly, E; Boley, EJ; Fejfar, DL; Varney, PF; Aron, MB; Fulcher, IR; Lambert, W; Ndayizigiye, M; Law, MR; Mugunga, J; et al. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2022; 100:115-126C.

Presumed Severe Hepatocellular Toxicity after Initiation on a Dolutegravir-Based HIV Treatment Regimen in Rural Malawi: A Case Report. Suffrin, J; Allan-Blitz, L; Taylor, E; Ruderman, T; Boti, M; Moyo, J; Phiri, F; Ndalama, E; Connolly, E. 2022; 7:1-5.

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