Research & Publications
Dr. O'Connor is Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at Yale School of Medicine. She is a national leader for health equity and chairs Movement is Life, a multi-stakeholder coalition committed to eliminating musculoskeletal health disparities. Dr. O'Connor is the previous Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Care at Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health. She led the creation of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Fragility Hip Fracture program and continues to chair this multi-specialty committee.
After graduating from Yale University with a degree in biochemistry, Dr. O'Connor attended Drexel University College of Medicine and the completed her orthopaedic surgery residency and fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. She joined the staff at Mayo Clinic in Florida (MCF) and held numerous leadership roles including Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery (MCF), Medical Director for Philanthropy (MCF), member of the Executive Operations Team (MCF) and Medical Director of the Office of Integrity and Compliance for Mayo Clinic. She has also served as President of the International Society of Limb Salvage, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. She is past Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Diversity Advisory Board.
Education & Training
- MDDrexel University College of Medicine (1985)
- BAYale University (1979)
- Fellowship, Orthopedic OncologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine
- Orthopedic Surgery ResidencyMayo Clinic College of Medicine
- Board CertificationAB of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1993)
Honors & Recognition
|The Corrine Farrell Award||International Skeletal Society||2009|
|Distinguished Clinician||Mayo Clinic in Florida||2004|