One woman's bold choice benefited millions of lives.


Cornelia E. Davis, MD, an African-American woman doctor, journeys to rural India in 1975 to help stamp out the last vestiges of smallpox on the planet. She would go on to work in twenty African and Asian countries in infectious diseases.

An international certification team declared smallpox eradicated in India.
To this day, smallpox is the only disease that’s been completely wiped out.



To Learn
To Challenge Myself
Be Anonymous
Because Life Is Too Short
To Know Myself
To Feel More Alive
To Experience Cultures
To Have Adventures
To Meet People 

To Not Look Back & Wonder
What If ? 

As a medical consultant I have worked in twenty countries in Africa and Asia on infectious diseases such as smallpox eradication, malaria, immunizations, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, yellow fever, and meningitis.

As an author I write memoirs such as my Amazon best seller Searching for Sitala Mata, Eradicating Smallpox in India, Gold medal in 2017 Global EBooks Award, non-fiction, inspirational. 

Adventure Travel has taken me to Tibet, Mongolia, and recently along The Silk Road. I particularly like “Places At the End of the Road.”

Please explore and share your thoughts on my blog or my contact page.


About Dr. Davis

Dr. Connie Davis is an author, consultant, medical pioneer, wayfarer who has worked in twenty countries over 30 + years in international public health. Dr. Davis accepted an opportunity to work on smallpox eradication in India with the World Health Organization. She went on to work on infectious diseases such as malaria, cholera, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS.

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