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Alane O'Connor, DNP

MaineGeneral Medical Center


Dr. Alane O’Connor, DNP, is a faculty member of Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency and is on the medical staff at MaineGeneral Medical Center. Her clinical work focuses on addiction medicine and the management of opioid use disorders using buprenorphine. She developed an integrated medical and behavioral health treatment program that has served hundreds of opioid dependent pregnant women over the past ten years. Dr. O’Connor has published her ground breaking research on infant outcomes following exposure to buprenorphine during pregnancy in many journals including the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, the Journal of Perinatal Medicine, European Addiction Research, the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Through her role as co-chair of MaineGeneral’s opioid steering committee, she also works to expand access to medication assisted treatment in the primary care setting by mentoring other clinicians and practices. She coordinates the residency’s addiction medicine education and has academic appointments at Dartmouth Medical School and Vanderbilt University. She also serves as a peer reviewer for a variety of journals.

 

Faculty Disclosure: Dr. O’Connor has no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the contact or subject of this presentation.

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