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Kathleen O'Neill, MD, PhD

Hospital Resident

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Kathleen O'Neill, MD, PhD

Research Summary

Research interests include: Gun violence prevention, community-based participatory research, hospital-based violence intervention programs, and global surgery.

Extensive Research Description

Dr. O'Neill started her research career in medical school, completing a year of research focusing on global surgery with the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. While in residency, Dr. O’Neill completed the National Clinicians Scholars Program and is currently completing her PhD through the Investigative Medicine Program at the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her PhD thesis focuses on improving care for survivors of gun violence. Her research interests include catastrophic medical expenses, global surgery, hospital-based violence prevention programs, community-based participatory research and gun violence prevention. She plans to pursue a career in academic surgery in the field of trauma and critical care. She hopes to incorporate health services research and community advocacy alongside clinical work to improve healthcare delivery to medically underserved populations.


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