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How These Healthcare Providers are Fighting a Rise in Congenital Syphilis

Dr. Shannon Connolly, associate medical director at Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, in Anaheim on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Dr. Connolly says, “In the last 10 years, people not considered to be in high-risk groups are coming back positive for syphilis. I recently had a patient who tested positive, was a married heterosexual woman from the middle class, with no risk factors that I could identify.”

Sept. 29, 2022

Dr. Shannon Connolly of Planned Parenthood: “Make All Health Care Organizations Nonprofits”

As a part of our interview series called “5 Things We Must Do To Improve the US Healthcare System”, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Shannon Connolly. Dr. Shannon Connolly is a family physician and associate medical director at Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties. She attended medical school at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, did her residency at...

Sept. 9, 2021

Dr. Shannon Connolly of Planned Parenthood: 5 Things We Must Do to Improve the US Healthcare System

The pandemic has really highlighted three big problems: inadequate funding for public health infrastructure, significant health inequity for many communities, and a lack of understanding or trust in science by a significant proportion of our population. These are each enormous and very complex problems that will require a nationwide effort to correct.

Sept. 3, 2021