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.

John Bonini

Senior Vice President, AOC Connect

Director, Clinical Operations, Duke Orthopaedics

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

Richard Capra

President, AOC Connect

Chief Administrative Officer, UCSF Orthopaedics

Who we are: Ron Faulbaum is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Ron Faulbaum, MBA

Senior Vice President, AOC Connect

Chief Administrative Officer – Emeritus, Washington University; Co-Chair, Department Transformation/Leadership Advisory Team

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

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

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

The AOC Board of Advisors

AOC Connect’s Board of Advisors are highly respected and accomplished thought leaders from academia, clinical practice, and commercial healthcare organizations. The Board of Advisors provides expert guidance on AOC focal points including core AOC membership deliverables, strategic pathway, clinical research and innovation opportunities, corporate partnerships, and advising on potential market opportunities that drive value for AOC membership and the national academic musculoskeletal landscape.

Scott Boden, MD

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

Greg Chang, MHA

Managing Director at Everyday Health Group

Erin Clark, MBA

Global Executive; Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Expert; Former President & CEO President, ImagineOptix

AOC Connect Distinguished Lecturer Leesa Galatz MD

Leesa Galatz, MD

Chair, Board of Advisors, AOC Connect

Mount Sinai Professor and System Chair, Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System

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

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