Rachael Bonawitz, MD
Adjunct 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 - 11/30/2018 (PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID
4P30AI042853-19

THE SUPPORTING ADOLESCENT ADHERENCE IN VIETNAM (SAAV) STUDY
08/24/2016 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
University of New England NIH NIMH
R21MH109381




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  1. Scott NA, Kaiser JL, Vian T, Bonawitz R, Fong RM, Ngoma T, Biemba G, Boyd CJ, Lori JR, Hamer DH, Rockers PC. Impact of maternity waiting homes on facility delivery among remote households in Zambia: protocol for a quasiexperimental, mixed-methods study. BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 10; 8(8):e022224.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30099401; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022224;.
     
  2. Bonawitz R, Brennan AT, Long L, Heeren T, Maskew M, Sanne I, Fox MP. Regimen durability in HIV-infected children and adolescents initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy in a large public sector HIV cohort in South Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Jun; 23(6):650-660.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29656449.
     
  3. Gill CJ, Le NB, Halim N, Chi CTH, Nguyen VH, Bonawitz R, Hoang PV, Nguyen HL, Huong PTT, Larson Williams A, Le NA, Sabin L. mCME project V.2.0: randomised controlled trial of a revised SMS-based continuing medical education intervention among HIV clinicians in Vietnam. BMJ Glob Health. 2018; 3(1):e000632.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29527350.
     
  4. DeSilva M, Gill C, Penwill N, Yongzhen L, Barnoon Y, Li Z, Gifford A, Zhang F, Hongyan L, Sabin, Bonawitz R, Weiwei M, Xuemei Z. “We don’t dare to tell her… we don’t know where to begin”: Disclosure experiences among adolescents living with HIV and their caregivers in China. International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2017.
  5. 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 01 14; 31(2):317.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28002088; DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001318;.
     
  6. Brennan AT, Bonawitz R, Gill CJ, Thea D, Buckley M, Useem J, Garrison L, Ceccarelli R, Udoku C, Long L, Fox MP. Mortality in HIV-exposed uninfected and unexposed uninfected infants: a meta-analysis. AIDS. 2016; 30(15):2351-60.
  7. 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;.
     
  8. Brennan A, Bonawitz R, Long L, Maskew M, Schnippel K, Berhanu R, Bassett J, Sanne I, Fox MP. Is incident TB in HIV-positive infants driven by the TB burden HIV-positive in adults in South Africa?. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016; 20(8):1040-5.
  9. 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;.
     
  10. Larson BA, Rockers PC, Bonawitz R, Sriruttan C, Glencross DK, Cassim N, Coetzee LM, Greene GS, Chiller TM, Vallabhaneni S, Long L, van Rensburg C, Govender NP. Screening HIV-Infected Patients with Low CD4 Counts for Cryptococcal Antigenemia prior to Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy: Cost Effectiveness of Alternative Screening Strategies in South Africa. PLoS One. 2016; 11(7):e0158986.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27390864; PMCID: PMC4938608; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158986;.
     
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