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Ruchika Mohla Jones, MD, MS

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BS, Pepperdine University, 2006
MS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2007
MD, St. George’s University School of Medicine, 2012

Pediatrics, Stony Brook Children’s, 2012-2015
Pediatric Chief Resident, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, 2015-2016

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Children’s, 2018-2021

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Ruchika Mohla Jones, MD, MS, is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s in Hartford. Dr. Mohla Jones’s areas of expertise include medical education and simulation.

    Selected Publications

    • Mohla R. Paving the way to the future: reflections of a pediatric chief resident. New Jersey Pediatrics. Fall/Winter Edition 2015: 22.

    • Zalcman SS, Patel A, Mohla R, Zhu Y, and Siegel A: “Soluble cytokine receptors (sIL-2Ra, sIL[1]2Rb) induce subunit-specific behavioral responses and accumulate in the cerebral cortex and basal forebrain.” PLoS ONE, 2012 7(4): e36316.

    • Zalcman SS, Woodruff RT, Mohla R, and Siegel A (2010): Cytokines and sickness behavior: a model for cancer symptoms. In CS Cleeland, MJ Fisch and AJ Dunn (Eds.), Cancer Symptom Science: Measurement, Mechanisms, and Management (pp 10-19). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

    • Zalcman SS, Woodruff RT, Mohla R, and Siegel A (2009): Neurochemical and behavioral changes induced by interleukin-2 and soluble interleukin-2 receptors. In A. Siegel and SS Zalcman (Eds.), The Neuroimmunological Basis of Behavior and Mental Disorders (pp. 261-284). New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media.

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