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Division Head, Primary Care
BS, Duke University, 1980
MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1984
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1984-1987
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Catherine Wiley, MD, the Division Head of Primary Care at Connecticut Children’s and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Wiley completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). After practicing general pediatrics in the Faculty Practice at CHOP, Dr. Wiley returned to her native Connecticut for the opening of Connecticut Children’s in 1996. Dr. Wiley sees patients in Hartford, and directs patient care and medical education for the Connecticut Children’s Primary Care Centers in Hartford, East Hartford and Farmington. Dr. Wiley’s special interests include early childhood literacy, developmental screening, immunizations and medical education. Dr. Wiley is the founder and Medical Director of Reach Out and Read Connecticut and is a member of the Reach Out and Read National Medical Advisory Board.
Hutton J, Huang G, Wiley C, DeWitt T, Ittenbach R. Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mobile App Introduced During Well-Visits to Enhance Guidance for Reading with Young Children. Acad Pediatr, 2021 Aug; 21(6): 977-987. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876285921002576, e-pub ahead of print, May 19, 2021.
Brownell EA, Smith KC, Cornell EI, Esposito PA, Wiley CC, Wang Z, Bushley AW, Lussier MM, Hagadorn JI. Five-Year Secular Trends and Predictors of Nonconsent to Receive Donor Milk in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Breastfeed Med 2016 Aug;11(6): 281-285.
Wiley C. Immunizations: Vaccinations in General. Pediatr Review, 2015 June, 36(6): 249-259.
Sanders MR, Estrada E, Leopold H, Makari J, Murray N, Schoem S, Wiley CC. Bhandari A. Flexing to Aging: A Children’s Hospital Responds to a Maturing Workforce. J Pediatrics, 2010 Aug;157(2):177-178e1.
Wiley C, Burke GS, Gill PA, Law NE. Pediatricians’ Views of Postpartum Depression: A Self-Administered Survey. Archives of Women’s Mental Health 7:231-236, 2004.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, Connecticut Children’s and its partner pediatric practices have worked around the clock to provide a safe environment for patient care – including making sure that kids are getting the vaccines they need. To share an important reminder to parents, Catherine Wiley, MD, division head of Primary Care at Connecticut […]
Posted In: Community Health, Coronavirus, Primary Care
Summer in New England is prime time for kids to be out and about in nature! But it’s also prime time for ticks. And many, like the deer tick, carry diseases. (In fact, the first-ever case of Lyme disease was found in Connecticut.) Before your family hits the trail, or enjoys a camping trip or […]
Posted In: Ask a Pediatrician, Primary Care, Summer Safety Kit
Just like exercising strengthens the muscles in our body, reading strengthens the brain. Children who continue to read throughout the summer continue to strengthen their literacy skills. Kids who don’t usually experience what educators call the “summer slide” – a drop in reading ability. For strategies to keep your child reading, here are tips from […]
Posted In: Back to School