Alumni in the news: Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78

Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78, a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a past president of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, was recently quoted in The New York Times.
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Alumni in the news: Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78


Patrick O'Connor

Dr. Patrick O’Connor '78, a professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a past president of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, was recently quoted in The New York Times. The story focused on the death of Prince and the pop star’s struggle with pain and reliance on opioids – something that resonates with thousands of patients who have endured similar battles to manage pain.

During his time at Union, O'Connor was involved with student government. 

Read the story here.