Dr. Meghan Curry O’Connell

Dr. Meghan Curry O’Connell

2020 Bush Fellow

There’s more to treating a patient than blood tests and prescriptions.

Dr. Meghan Curry O’Connell has long known that many factors play into patients’ recoveries.

Do they have adequate health insurance? Even if they do, can they afford copays for the medicine O’Connell prescribes them? They may live too far from the clinic, with no reliable transportation or adequate refrigeration to store their medications.

See full story in this week’s Leader-Courier.