Create A Do-Over List &
Learn The Skills Of
Calculated Risk Taking In
Dr. Cornelia E. Davis has led an incredible life, seeing things that most
people could only imagine. In her new memoir, she is proud to bring you
all the wisdom you need to change your life for the better this year.
The latest work, which is part true story and part
self-help book, reflects on her 35-year career
working with the World Health Organization
(WHO) to prevent and eradicate some of the
world’s most contagious and deadly diseases
including smallpox, malaria and HIV/AIDS.
The launch of the 2022 edition coincides with the start of the new year, a time
when many people across the country set new year’s resolutions and reflect on
the achievements they made in the previous year.
At this critical moment, when you reflect on your
life, dreams, habits and behaviors, Dr. Davis, who
is known by her friends as Connie, wants to instill a
core message. This message, as is captured in the
book's title, is that risking really is better than
In this, her third book, Connie reflects on both the immensely challenging and
profoundly life-affirming experiences that marked her career as a humanitarian and
epidemiologist working throughout Africa and Asia in some of the world’s most
By examining the incredible and
inspirational stories of her life, Connie
seeks to teach you how to take your
own life in an unexpected,
unforgettable, and utterly unique
The memoir contains actionable instructions on how to make difficult
decisions with confidence and fearlessness. The book also encourages you
to create what she calls a ‘do-over list’.
This list serves as a mechanism by
which you can reflect on the core
choices you have made in previous
years with a view towards developing
the skills of calculated risk taking.
Dr. Cornelia E. Davis is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, epidemiologist, and
doctor. In the course of her first career in public health, she improved the quality of life of