Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH

Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH

null  Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH

 Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
 P.O. Box 800699                                                                   
 Charlottesville, VA 22908
 Phone: (434) 924-2897
 Fax: (434) 924-2877                                                             
 E-mail: reo4x@virginia.edu

Education:

  • BS, Biology, Haverford College (1978)
  • MD, The Medical College of Pennsylvania (1982)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, The Medical Center of Delaware (1985)
  • MPH, The Medical Center of Wisconsin (1996)

Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Prehospital Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
  • Trauma and Injury Prevention

National Activities:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Board of Directors

  • Past-president of the Natioanl Association of EMS Physicians
  • Past-president of Advocates for EMS
  • Past Emergency Cardiac Care Committee Chair for the AHA

Personal Interests:

  • Travel
  • Sports
  • Music
  • Culture

Most Recent Publications:

  • Benner JP, Ferguson JD, Judkins AE, O'Connor RE, Brady WJ. Ondansetron as an effective antiemetic in the rural, out-of-hospital setting. Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lerner EB, Cone DC, Weinstein ES, Schwartz RB, Coule PL, Cronin M, Wedmore IS, Bulger EM, Mulligan DA, Swienton RE, Sasser SM, Shah UA, Weireter LJ, Sanddal TL, Lairet J, Markenson D, Romig L, Lord G, Salomone J, O'Connor RE, Hunt RC. Mass Casualty Triage: An Evaluation of the Science and Refinement of a National Guideline. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Jun; 5(2):129-137.
  • Brady WJ, Gurka KK, Mehring B, Peberdy MA, O'Connor RE; for the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines (formerly, NRCPR) Investigators. In-hospital cardiac arrest: Impact of monitoring and witnessed event on patient survival and neurologic status at hospital discharge. Resuscitation. 2011 Jul;82(7):845-852.
  • Diercks DB, Mehrotra A, Nazarian DJ, Promes SB, Decker WW, Fesmire FM; American College of Emergency Physicians. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute blunt abdominal trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Apr;57(4):387-404.
  • Michael GE, O'Connor RE. The diagnosis and management of seizures and status epilepticus in the prehospital setting. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2011 Feb;29(1):29-39.
  • Hazinski MF, Nolan JP, Billi JE, Böttiger BW, Bossaert L, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Drajer S, Eigel B, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Kloeck W, Koster RW, Lim SH, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, Morrison LJ, Nadkarni VM, O'Connor RE, Okada K, Perlman JM, Sayre MR, Shuster M, Soar J, Sunde K, Travers AH, Wyllie J, Zideman D. Part 1: executive summary: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S250-75.
  • Nadkarni VM, Nolan JP, Billi JE, Bossaert L, Böttiger BW, Chamberlain D, Drajer S, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kloeck W, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, O'Connor RE, Okada K, Shuster M, Travers AH, Zideman D. Part 2: international collaboration in resuscitation science: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S276-82.
  • Morley PT, Atkins DL, Billi JE, Bossaert L, Callaway CW, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Koster RW, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morrison LJ, Nadkarni VM, Nolan JP, O'Connor RE, Perlman JM, Sayre MR, Semenko TI, Shuster M, Soar J, Wyllie J, Zideman D. Part 3: evidence evaluation process: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S283-90.
  • Billi JE, Shuster M, Bossaert L, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Koster RW, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, Morrison LJ, Munoz H, Nadkarni VM, Nolan JP, O'Connor RE, Perlman JM, Richmond S, Sayre MR, Soar J, Wyllie J, Zideman D; International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation; American Heart Association. Part 4: conflict of interest management before, during, and after the 2010 International Consensus Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S291-7.
  • O'Connor RE, Bossaert L, Arntz HR, Brooks SC, Diercks D, Feitosa-Filho G, Nolan JP, Vanden Hoek TL, Walters DL, Wong A, Welsford M, Woolfrey K; Acute Coronary Syndrome Chapter Collaborators. Part 9: acute coronary syndromes: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S422-65.
  • Field JM, Hazinski MF, Sayre MR, Chameides L, Schexnayder SM, Hemphill R, Samson RA, Kattwinkel J, Berg RA, Bhanji F, Cave DM, Jauch EC, Kudenchuk PJ, Neumar RW, Peberdy MA, Perlman JM, Sinz E, Travers AH, Berg MD, Billi JE, Eigel B, Hickey RW, Kleinman ME, Link MS, Morrison LJ, O'Connor RE, Shuster M, Callaway CW, Cucchiara B, Ferguson JD, Rea TD, Vanden Hoek TL. Part 1: executive summary: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2;122(18 Suppl 3):S640-56.
  • Sayre MR, O'Connor RE, Atkins DL, Billi JE, Callaway CW, Shuster M, Eigel B, Montgomery WH, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Nadkarni VM, Morley PT, Semenko TI, Hazinski MF. Part 2: evidence evaluation and management of potential or perceived conflicts of interest: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2;122(18 Suppl 3):S657-64.
  • Travers AH, Rea TD, Bobrow BJ, Edelson DP, Berg RA, Sayre MR, Berg MD, Chameides L, O'Connor RE, Swor RA. Part 4: CPR Overview: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2;122(18 Suppl 3):S676-84.
  • O'Connor RE, Brady W, Brooks SC, Diercks D, Egan J, Ghaemmaghami C, Menon V, O'Neil BJ, Travers AH, Yannopoulos D. Part 10: acute coronary syndromes: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2;122(18 Suppl 3):S787-817.
  • Shuster M, Billi JE, Bossaert L, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Koster RW, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, Morrison LJ, Munoz H, Nadkarni VM, Nolan JP, O'Connor RE, Perlman JM, Richmond S, Sayre MR, Soar J, Wyllie J, Zideman D; for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, the American Heart Association. Part 4: Conflict of interest management before, during, and after the 2010 International Consensus Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2010 Oct;81 Suppl 1:e41-7.
  • Morley PT, Atkins DL, Billi JE, Bossaert L, Callaway CW, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Koster RW, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morrison LJ, Nadkarni VM, Nolan JP, O'Connor RE, Perlman JM, Sayre MR, Semenko TI, Shuster M, Soar J, Wyllie J, Zideman D. Part 3: Evidence evaluation process 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2010 Oct;81 Suppl 1:e32-40.
  • Nolan JP, Nadkarni VM, Billi JE, Bossaert L, Boettiger BW, Chamberlain D, Drajer S, Eigel B, Hazinski MF, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kloeck W, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, O'Connor RE, Okada K, Shuster M, Travers AH, Zideman D. Part 2: International collaboration in resuscitation science 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2010 Oct;81 Suppl 1:e26-31.
  • Nolan JP, Hazinski MF, Billi JE, Boettiger BW, Bossaert L, de Caen AR, Deakin CD, Drajer S, Eigel B, Hickey RW, Jacobs I, Kleinman ME, Kloeck W, Koster RW, Lim SH, Mancini ME, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, Morrison LJ, Nadkarni VM, O'Connor RE, Okada K, Perlman JM, Sayre MR, Shuster M, Soar J, Sunde K, Travers AH, Wyllie J, Zideman D. Part 1: Executive summary 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2010 Oct;81 Suppl 1:e1-25.
  • Bossaert L, O'Connor RE, Arntz HR, Brooks SC, Diercks D, Feitosa-Filho G, Nolan JP, Hoek TL, Walters DL, Wong A, Welsford M, Woolfrey K; Acute Coronary Syndrome Chapter Collaborators. Part 9: Acute coronary syndromes: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2010 Oct;81 Suppl 1:e175-212.