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Ashley C. Howard, DO, FAAP

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



BS, Sweet Briar College, 2011
DO, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus, 2015


Pediatrics, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, 2015-2018


Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, 2018-2021

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2018)
  • Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    • Congenital and Pediatric Infections
    • Arboviral Infections and Zoonosis
    • Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
    • Tuberculosis Evaluation and Treatment
    • Neonatal and Adolescent HIV

    Selected Publications

    • Fernandes DM, Oliveira CR, Guerguis S, and The Tri-State Pediatric COVID-19 Research Consortium, including Howard, A. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Clinical Syndromes and Predictors of Disease Severity in Hospitalized Children and Youth. J Pediatr. 2021 Mar;230:23-31.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.11.016.

    • Howard A, Hasan A, Brownlee J, Mehmood N, Ali M, Mehta S, Fergie J. Pediatric Myocarditis Protocol: An Algorithm for Early Identification and Management with Retrospective Analysis for Validation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Feb;41(2):316-326. doi: 10.1007/s00246-019-02258-1. 

    • Howard A, Visintine J, Fergie J, Deleon M. Two Infants with Presumed Congenital Zika Syndrome, Brownsville, Texas, USA, 2016-2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Apr;24(4):625-630. doi: 10.3201/eid2404.171545. 

    • Howard A, Fergie J. Murine Typhus in South Texas Children: An 18-year Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Nov;37(11):1071-1076. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001954. 

    • Howard A, Rychalsky MR, Murray TS. Persistent Leg Drainage in a Pediatric Trauma Patient. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 Jun 1;40(6):597-599. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000003004. 

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