Penelope Dennehy, MD

Penelope Dennehy, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Providence, RI

Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University

Office Address

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  • 593 Eddy St
    Lower Level
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: (401) 444-8360
    Fax: (401) 444-5650

Dr. Dennehy's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Dr. Dennehy's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • DirectorRhode Island Hospital
    Providence, RI
    Assistant Physician (1981-1987); Clinical Virologist, Department of Pathology (1983-1987); Associate Physician, Department of Medicine (1987-1990); Associate Physician, Department of Pediatrics (1987-1990); Consulting Staff, Department of Pathology (1987-2009); Associate Director (1990-2004)
  • Consulting StaffBradley Hospital
    East Providence, RI
  • Consulting StaffWomen and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
    Providence, RI
  • ProfessorAlpert Medical School of Brown University
    Providence, RI
    Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics (2008-pressent)
  • Courtesy StaffRoger Williams General Hospital
    Providence, RI
  • Associate ProfessorBrown University
    Providence, RI
    Visiting Instructor in Pediatrics (1982); Instructor in Pediatrics (1982-1984); Assistant Professor in Pediatrics (1984-1992)
  • Clinical FellowMarlborough Hospital
    Marlborough, MA
  • Clinical FellowHarvard University
    Harvard University, MA
    Research Fellow in Pediatrics (1980-1982)

Dr. Dennehy's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's Hospital, BostonChildren's Hospital, BostonFellowship, Infectious Disease
  • Brown UniversityBrown UniversityResidency, Pediatrics
  • Tufts Univ Sch of MedTufts University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Radcliffe CollegeRadcliffe CollegeOther Training, AB, Biology, Cum Laude

Dr. Dennehy's Certifications & Licensure

  • RI State Medical LicenseRI State Medical License1981 - 2014
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1980 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1981
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994

Dr. Dennehy's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases SocietyDistinguished Service AwardPediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2010
  • Rhode Island, Rhode Island MonthlyBest DoctorsRhode Island, Rhode Island Monthly, 2009
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Dr. Dennehy's Clinical Trials

Dr. Dennehy's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Epiglottis - still a childhood disease to be reckoned with - "Clinical Consultation"Dennehy PH, J Respiratory Diseases
  • Advances in the Prevention of Rotavirus-Associated Pediatric Gastroenteritis CME Monograph.Rennels MB, Black RE, Chartrand SA, Matson DO, Dennehy PH, MPE Communications
  • Studies show new rotavirus vaccines safe, effective.Dennehy PH, AAP News
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Infections in Children.
    Peter G, Dennehy PH, Wedgewood RJ
    Editors: .Harper and Row Publishers, Inc, Philadelphia, PA
  • Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology.
    Dennehy PH, Zuckerman AJ, Banatvala JE, Pattison JR
    Editors: .N Engl J Med, John Wiley, New York
    Edition 2nd,
  • Encyclopedia of Virology.
    Dennehy PH, Webster RG, Granoff A
    Editors: .Academic Press, San Diego
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  • Risk Factors Associated with Hospital Acquisition of Rotavirus Infection on an Infant Ward.Dennehy PH, and Peter G, PediatricResearch
  • Risk Factors Associated with Nosocomial Rotavirus Infection on an Infant Ward.Dennehy PH, Nguyen QV, Peter G, Pediatric Research
  • Determinants of Immunity to Varicella.Gershon AA, Steinberg SP, and NIAID Varicella Vaccine Collaborative Study Group, PediatricResearch
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  • AIDS Transmission.RI Artificial Kidney Center, East Providence, Rhode Island
  • Mycoplasma Infections: Their Clinical Significance and Laboratory Identification.Massachusetts Association for Medical Technology. Sturbridge, Massachusetts
  • Workshop on Collection, Processing and Rapid Identification Methods for Viral Pathogens in Clinical Specimens.Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Providence, Rhode Island
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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