Christopher Michael O'Connor, MD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Richard Sean Stack, M.D. / Guidant Foundation Distinguished Professor of Cardiology
Campus mail 7401 Hosp North, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6195
Email address oconn002@mc.duke.edu

Dr. O’Connor’s research interests include: acute heart failure; co-morbidities in heart failure; clinical trials; biomarkers; and novel pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches for the treatment of heart failure.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1988 - 1989
  • Chief Medical Resident - VAMC, Medicine, Duke University, 1987 - 1988
  • Cardiology Fellow, Medicine, Duke University, 1986 - 1987
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1983 - 1986
  • M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1983

Publications

Butler, Javed, Milton Packer, Stephen J. Greene, Mona Fiuzat, Stefan D. Anker, Kevin J. Anstrom, Peter E. Carson, et al. “Heart Failure End Points in Cardiovascular Outcome Trials of Sodium Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Critical Evaluation of Clinical and Regulatory Issues..” Circulation 140, no. 25 (December 17, 2019): 2108–18. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.042155.

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31841369
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Caraballo, César, Nihar R. Desai, Hillary Mulder, Brooke Alhanti, F Perry Wilson, Mona Fiuzat, G Michael Felker, et al. “Clinical Implications of the New York Heart Association Classification..” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 23 (December 3, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.014240.

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31771438
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Pandhi, Paloma, Jozine M. Ter Maaten, Johanna E. Emmens, Joachim Struck, Andreas Bergmann, John G. Cleland, Michael M. Givertz, et al. “Clinical value of pre-discharge bio-adrenomedullin as a marker of residual congestion and high risk of heart failure hospital readmission..” Eur J Heart Fail, December 3, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.1693.

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31797505
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Regan, Jessica A., Dalane W. Kitzman, Eric S. Leifer, William E. Kraus, Jerome L. Fleg, Daniel E. Forman, David J. Whellan, et al. “Impact of Age on Comorbidities and Outcomes in Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction..” Jacc Heart Fail 7, no. 12 (December 2019): 1056–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.09.004.

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31779928
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Pieske, Burkert, Mahesh J. Patel, Cynthia M. Westerhout, Kevin J. Anstrom, Javed Butler, Justin Ezekowitz, Adrian F. Hernandez, et al. “Baseline features of the VICTORIA (Vericiguat Global Study in Subjects with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction) trial..” Eur J Heart Fail 21, no. 12 (December 2019): 1596–1604. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.1664.

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31820546
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Beldhuis, Iris E., Koen W. Streng, Peter van der Meer, Jozine M. Ter Maaten, Christopher M. O’Connor, Marco Metra, Howard C. Dittrich, et al. “Trajectories of Changes in Renal Function in Patients with Acute Heart Failure..” J Card Fail 25, no. 11 (November 2019): 866–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.07.004.

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31319165
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Psotka, Mitchell A., Mona Fiuzat, Peter E. Carson, David P. Kao, Jeffrey Cerkvenik, Daniel E. Schaber, Patrick Verta, et al. “Design of a "Lean" Case Report Form for Heart Failure Therapeutic Development..” Jacc Heart Fail 7, no. 11 (November 2019): 913–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.07.001.

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31401097
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Greene, Stephen J., Adam D. DeVore, Shubin Sheng, Gregg C. Fonarow, Javed Butler, Robert M. Califf, Adrian F. Hernandez, et al. “Representativeness of a Heart Failure Trial by Race and Sex: Results From ASCEND-HF and GWTG-HF..” Jacc Heart Fail 7, no. 11 (November 2019): 980–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.07.011.

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31606362
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