Meet The AOC Connect Leadership Team

With a shared passion for excellence and constant organizational improvement, the members of the AOC Team bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to the work of fulfilling our mission.

Scott Boden, MD

Senior Advisor to CEO, Strategic Partnerships & Business Innovation, AOC Connect

Director, The Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center; Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Emory University School of Medicine; CMO,CQO, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital; Vice President for Business Innovation, Emory Healthcare; Chief Strategy Officer, Emory Healthcare

Who we are: Richard Capra is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Richard Capra

President, AOC Connect

Chief Administrative Officer, UCSF Orthopaedics

Patrick Duffey

Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, AOC Connect

Who we are: Michael Gagnon is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Michael R. Gagnon, MBA

Founder & CEO, AOC Connect

Chief Administrative Officer – Emeritus, Duke University Orthopaedics; Founder & CEO, JobsInOrtho

Who we are: Grant Garrigues is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Grant Garrigues, MD

Associate Chief Medical Officer, AOC Connect

Upper Extremity Research Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Director

Who we are: Farshid Guilak is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Farshid Guilak, PhD

Chief Scientific & Innovation Officer, AOC Connect

Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis Chief Scientific; Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Research

Jonathan Gustafson, PhD

Director, Clinical Research Projects, AOC Connect

Assistant Professor; IBTS Fellowship Research Director; Orthopaedic Surgery; Rush University Medical Center

Who we are: Claire Howell is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Claire Howell, MMCi

Director of Analytics, AOC Connect

Senior Product Manager, Change Healthcare

Alek Johnson, MHA

Senior Advisor, DME Value Propositions & Community Leadership, AOC Connect

Manager of Cast Room and DME Services; Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

L. Scott Levin is an AOC Connect Distinguished Lecturer

L. Scott Levin, MD

Chief Medical Officer, AOC Connect

Paul B. Magnuson Professor & Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Plastic Surgery in Surgery; Vice President and Associate Dean for Resource Development, University of Pennsylvania Co-Director, Penn Nerve Center

Angie Scala

Chief Web Officer & Creative Director, AOC Connect

John A. Zaloom, JD

Legal Counsel, AOC Connect

Attorney and Partner, Moore & Van Allen PLLC