Michael P. O’Conner, EdD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
Dr. Michael P. O’Connor is Executive Associate Dean for Business and Finance at New York University’s Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing. Dr. O’Connor is the Chief Business and Financial Officer in charge of comprehensive organizational and operational issues, fiscal management and budget planning, real estate, facilities and construction management, information technology, human resources and faculty services, quality assurance and government relations. He also holds the academic rank of Clinical Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion.
Prior to joining NYU, Dr. O’Connor was Vice President & Senior Associate Dean for Organizational & Professional Development and Vice President & Senior Associate Dean for Budget & Finance and CFO at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). He also served as the Mailman School of Public Health’s Vice Dean for Finance and Administration for over 20 years. He has been on the Columbia faculty since 1981 and has taught in the Executive MPH program since its inception.
His areas of professional interest include: organizational development, employment law, ethics in health care delivery, contract negotiations, conflict resolution, higher education finance and administration, leadership, mentoring, and academic public health.
Dr. O’Connor is a native New Yorker and holds a doctoral degree in education from Columbia University and an MPA from the City University of New York.
Michael P. O'Connor, Ed D, MPA
Executive Associate Dean
New York University College of Dentistry