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Amoreena R. Howell, MD, MSPH

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Family & Community Medicine

Additional Title:

Director of Inpatient Medicine


29 S. Paca St.

Phone (Primary):


Education and Training


1997 – 2001 BS, Physics, College of William and Mary

2005 – 2005 MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

2008 – 2010 MSPH, Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Post Graduate Education and Training

2005 – 2008 Internship and Residency, Family Medicine, Wake Forest Univ. Baptist Medical Center

2008 – 2011 Career Development Fellowship, Family Medicine, UNC School of Medicine

2010 – 2011 Faculty Development Fellowship, Family Medicine, UNC School of Medicine


Dr. Howell is currently an Associate Program Director and Director of Inpatient Medicine at the University of Maryland Family Medicine Residency. She attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, after which she completed her residency at Wake Forest Family Medicine Residency in NC.

After residency, she taught at the Family Medicine Residency at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill during which time she completed a Master's in Public Health specializing in Maternal Child Health, which has remained her primary clinical interest. During her last year at Chapel Hill, she also completed UNC’s Faculty Development Fellowship.

In 2011, she moved to the Washington, DC area and spent over 5 years at Unity Health Care, an FQHC that serves an ethnically diverse and primarily immigrant and underserved population, during which time she continued to teach with the Georgetown University Family Medicine Residency. In addition, she became one of the founding faculty for the National Family Medicine Residency at Unity Health Care when it was established in 2013.

In 2017, Dr. Howell joined the faculty at the University of Maryland, where she continues to teach residents and students in an underserved setting while practicing full-spectrum Family Medicine including obstetrics, inpatient medicine, and procedures.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Maternal-Child Health, Inpatient Medicine, Procedures, Resident Education

Grants and Contracts

Rural Residency Program Development (2019 - 2022)