Rachael Bonawitz, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

MD, University of Pennsylvania



Rachael Bonawitz, MD is an Assistant Professor of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She completed her clinical training in pediatrics in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics at both Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, and stayed on as a Pediatric Global Health Research Fellow for two additional years. She holds a medical degree from The University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences and African Studies from Mount Holyoke College. Her areas of interest are improving prevention of maternal to child transmission of HIV and improving care for HIV-infected and –exposed children. She has worked extensively in Ghana, Botswana, Zambia and Uganda.


Effect of Maternal ART on Clinical Outcomes in HIV exposed, Uninfected Infants (CFAR Developmental)
06/01/2017 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID
4P30AI042853-19

The Supporting Adolescent Adherence in Vietnam (SAAV) Study
08/24/2016 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
University of New England NIH NIMH
R21MH109381




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Brennan AT, Bonawitz R, Gill CJ, Thea DM, Long L, Fox MP. Prioritizing health outcomes of HIV-exposed, uninfected children in low and middle-income countries: response to Powis et al. AIDS. 2017 Jan 14; 31(2):317.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28002088; DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001318;.
  2. Brennan AT, Bonawitz R, Gill CJ, Thea DM, Kleinman M, Useem J, Garrison L, Ceccarelli R, Udokwu C, Long L, Fox MP. A meta-analysis assessing all-cause mortality in HIV-exposed uninfected compared with HIV-unexposed uninfected infants and children. AIDS. 2016 Sep 24; 30(15):2351-60.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27456985; DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001211;.
  3. Brennan AT, Bonawitz R, Schnippel K, Berhanu R, Maskew M, Long L, Bassett J, Sanne I, Fox MP. Incident tuberculosis in HIV-positive children, adolescents and adults on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Aug; 20(8):1040-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27393537; DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0488;.
  4. Bonawitz R, Sambambi K, Vickery M, Hamomba L, Hammond E, Duncan J, Musokotwane K, Thea D, Herlihy JM. Identifying Gaps in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV: A Case Series of HIV-positive Infants in Zambia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 07; 35(7):772-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27093163; DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001155;.
  5. Bachman Desilva M, Gifford AL, Bonawitz R, Zhong L, Zhang F, Mu W, Li Y, Lu H, Zeng X, Gill CJ, Sabin LL. Real-time electronic drug monitoring (EDM) for HIV-positive adolescents: Promising acceptability and feasibility in China. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research. 2016; 7(7):6. View Publication
  6. Bonawitz R, Wolff J. Diarrheal Disease. 2016. View Publication
  7. Herlihy JM, Hamomba L, Bonawitz R, Goggin CE, Sambambi K, Mwale J, Musonda V, Musokatwane K, Hopkins KL, Semrau K, Hammond EE, Duncan J, Knapp AB, Thea DM. Implementation and Operational Research: Integration of PMTCT and Antenatal Services Improves Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Uptake for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Southern Zambia: A Prototype for Option B+? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Dec 1; 70(4):e123-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26181813; DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000760;.
  8. Bonawitz RE, Duncan J, Hammond E, Hamomba L, Nambule J, Sambambi K, Musonda V, Calise A, Knapp A, Mwale J, McCauley J, Thea D, Herlihy JM. Assessment of the impact of rapid syphilis tests on syphilis screening and treatment of pregnant women in Zambia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Jun; 130 Suppl 1:S58-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25968492; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.04.015;.
  9. Larson BA, Lembela-Bwalya D, Bonawitz R, Hammond EE, Thea DM, Herlihy J. Finding a needle in the haystack: the costs and cost-effectiveness of syphilis diagnosis and treatment during pregnancy to prevent congenital syphilis in Kalomo District of Zambia. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e113868.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25478877; PMCID: PMC4257564; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113868;.
  10. Bonawitz R, Wolff J. Newborn Sepsis. 2014. View Publication
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