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Department of Pediatrics

Donna M. Denno, MD, MPH

General Pediatrics
Professional Bio

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Denno serves as a faculty continuity clinic preceptor for pediatric residents at Neighborcare Health at Meridian.

Dr. Dennos research, teaching, mentoring, and clinical work focus on reducing health and health care disparities among vulnerable populations. She has extensive experience in global health. Dr. Denno teaches the course maternal and child health in low- and middle-income settings course in the School of Public Health (SPH) and mentors SPH graduate students in global child and adolescent health work. She serves as Associate Director of the University of Washington Global Women Adolescent and Child Health Center, representing the Department of Pediatrics. Her primary areas of research and advocacy interest include: health services access among vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations (especially adolescents), enteric infections, environmental enteric dysfunction, and undernutrition. Dr. Denno serves on national and international committees related to these topics and has served as consultant on many occasions for the World Health Organization, as well as Seattle based international health NGOs, on programs, projects, and policies related to child and adolescent health.

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