Literature & Ebooks
Book Released By Infectious Disease Doctor Tells Readers To Take More Risks Risking is Better Than Regretting is the book you need to get out of that funk and start living again. In this book, Connie looks back on her life and shares stories from her past, asking herself "did I make a difference?". She hopes to inspire people to take calculated risks and live life to the full. The new book talks about her 35 years of work across twenty countries in Africa and Asia. Dr. Davis shares her exploits from the medical field of epidemiology, the science of disease outbreak. Connie's career kicked off after being hired by the World Health Organization to work in the Smallpox Eradication Program in India in 1975. Owing to work such as Dr. Davis', smallpox was declared officially eradicated in 1979. In Risking is Better Than Regretting, Connie reveals that the secret to her success was maintaining an open mind towards all opportunities that arose and going wherever they led her. Her memoir was written to encourage you to do the same, giving you the chance to reflect on your life and take calculated risks by weighing the consequences. Dr. Davis hopes to inspire you to live with purpose while focusing on the things and people that increase your sense of self-worth. Throughout her career, Dr. Davis went on to work in Ethiopia to help the African Ministry of Health prevent and control meningococcal meningitis. She was employed by the WHO and USAID where she spent the next 30 years battling disease outbreaks such as malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and yellow fever. Connie attended Gonzaga University and was one of the first black women admitted to the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine where she graduated in 1968. After finishing a pediatric residency, she earned her Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Go to https://www.corneliaedavismd.com to find out more.