Speaker Profile

J.D., CEO, ZealCare

Maureen O’Connor is a senior healthcare executive passionate about driving change in our health care system to improve lives. Currently, she served as CEO of ZealCare, an early stage health care services and technology company, spun out of Duke, with a mission to empower people with complex chronic conditions to live the life they want. The company provides intensive, individualized support to participants and their care team through personalized planning, education and virtual group visits. Initially, Zeal is targeting individuals with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes. Formerly, Maureen served as president of Whiterabbit.ai, a Silicon Valley company with a mission to eradicate late-stage breast cancer through the use of artificial intelligence. Maureen spent 17 years as an executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, serving as EVP of diversified businesses, president of Mosaic Health Solutions, and chief strategy and innovation officer.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

  • Fireside Chat with Conrad Vial, Sutter Health and Precision Medicine Practices
    - Conrad Vial, Sutter Health
    - Erika Vial-Monteverdi, RotaCare Clinics
  • Precision Approaches to Chronic Disease
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven
    - Noel Mueller, Johns Hopkins
    - Maureen K. O'Connor, ZealCare
    - Sunjya K. Schweig, California Center For Functional Medicine (CCFM)
  • DNA-based Weight Loss Interventions: What Have We Learned?
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven
    - George Bray, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    - Christopher Gardner, Stanford
  • A Scalable, Secure, and Interoperable Platform for Diabetes Detection and Management
    Session Chair: Mike Snyder, Stanford
    - Jessilyn Dunn, Duke University
    - Jonathan Long, Stanford
  • Illumina Accelerator Session
    Co-Chairs: Amanda Cashin, Illumina Accelerator & Marc Martin-Casas, Illumina Accelerator
    - Trevor Levin, Convergent
    - Rhidi Tariyal, NextGen Jane
    - Kareem Barghouti, VastBiome