Patrick O'Connor, Ph.D.

Professor of Anatomy and Neuroscience
Ohio University
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Patrick O'Connor, Ph.D.

Professor, Anatomical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
228 Irvine Hall
Ohio University
Phone: 740-593-2110
Fax: 740-597-2778
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Education:

Ph.D. in Anatomical Sciences – State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY (2003).

M.Phil. in Anatomical Sciences – State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY (1999).

M.S. in Health Sciences – State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY (1999).

B.S. in Physical Anthropology from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan (1993).

Current Positions:

Professor of Anatomy and Neuroscience, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, 2013- present.

Director of Educational Programs, Office of Research and Grants, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, 2019 - present.

Member, Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies (OCEES), Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2006 - present.

Research Associate, Section of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, Colorado, 2016 - present.

Research Associate, Section of Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2005 - present.

Previous Positions:

Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, November 2017-June 2018.

Associate Professor of Anatomical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, 2009 - 2013.

Assistant Professor of Anatomical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, 2003 - 2009.

Instructor, Gross/Neuro Anatomy, Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, 2001- 2003.

Course Director, Gross Anatomy, Department of Occupational Therapy, State University of New York (SUNY) Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, 2000.

Adjunct Faculty, Medical Gross Anatomy, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York Medical School, 2000 – 2001.

Research Instructor, Medical Gross Anatomy, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, 1997 – 2000.

Instructor, Gross Anatomy, Department of Occupational Therapy, New York University, 1997 – 1998.

Research Assistant (O'Nions Laboratory), Isotope Geochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1993 – 1994.

Research Assistant (Ostrom Laboratory), Isotope Geochemistry, Department of Geology, Michigan State University, 1992 – 1993.