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Robert E. O’Connor, MD, MPH

Robert E. O’Connor, MD, MPH

Robert E. O’Connor, MD, MPH, is professor and chair of emergency medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and a past president of the National Association of EMS Physicians and Advocates for EMS. He is also the immediate past chair of the AHA’s Emergency Cardiac Care Committee. The opinions expressed are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of NAEMSP, AEMS, the AHA or any other organization.

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