Emily Onello, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health

Emily Onello

Contact Info


Office Phone 218-726-7820

Office Address:
University of Minnesota Duluth
1035 University Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

MD, Mayo Medical School

Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency (Minnesota)


Emily Onello, MD, joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus in 2012. She directs and teaches several medical student courses, serves as a faculty advisor to medical students, and helps to develop and evaluate curriculum. She focuses on the rural preceptorship experience for students. Current research interests include rural physician workforce challenges, vaccination attitudes and environmental health. 

She has practiced as a family physician at Bay Area Health Center in Silver Bay, MN as well as at Lake Superior Community Health Center in Duluth, MN. Dr. Onello participated in immunology research involving cellular inflammatory mechanisms at the University of California, San Diego.



Murphy C, Onello E. Physicians and school nurses: collaborating to improve immunization rates. Minnesota Physician. 2016;30(6):22-4. 

Onello E, Allert D, Bauer S, et al. Sulfide mining and human health in Minnesota. Minnesota Medicine. 2016;99(8):51-5.

Walls ML, Gonzalez J, Gladney T, Onello E. Unconscious biases: racial microaggressions in american Indian health care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015;28(2):231-9.