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Richelle deMayo, MD, CM, FAAP, FAMIA

Attending Physician
Chief Medical Information Officer

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



BA, Dartmouth College, 1992
McGill University Faculty of Medicine 1994-1998
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (Health Policy & Management) 2000-2005
Columbia University (Biomedical Informatics) Health Information Technology 2010 – 2011


Brown University/Hasbro Children’s Hospital 1998-2000
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2001-2002


Health Services Research, Johns Hopkins University 2000 – 2003
Clinical Informatics and Quality of Care, Cornell Weill Medical Center 2011-2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (Clinical Informatics)
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (Headache Medicine)
  • National Headache Foundation (Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut
    Chair, Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of Connecticut

    Clinical Expertise

    • Complex pediatric headache disorders
    • Pediatric migraine
    • Headache in the context of behavioral health and/or sleep issues
    • Headache Preventive Medicine

    Selected Publications

    • Yang Y, Ward-Charlerie S, Kashyap N, deMayo R, Agresta T, and Green J. Analysis of medication therapy discontinuation orders in new electronic prescriptions and opportunities for implementing CancelRx. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Nov 1;25(11):1516-1523.

    Additional Information

    I take my own children to Connecticut Children’s for care. I am proud to work at Connecticut Children’s because it has an exceptional commitment to family-centered care as the only hospital in Connecticut devoted entirely to pediatrics.The Division of Pain & Palliative Medicine embraces a “whole person” biopsychosocial approach to managing chronic conditions.

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