Thomas College Faculty Biographies

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Kate Connor, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kate Connor MD, MSPH is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and medical director of the Ruth and Norman Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education. Dr. Connor’s work focuses on preventive care redesign, particularly school health, as a means to engage vulnerable and marginalized families and to improve health and educational equity. She is a committed educator, precepting residents and medical students at the Harriet Lane Primary Care Clinic and a multidisciplinary group of trainees at the Rales Center. She has experience developing educational programs and experiences, including serving as the current Editor-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Primary Care Curriculum hosted on the Physician Assessment and Education Center (PEAC). Dr. Connor serves as a research and career mentor for medical students, residents, and fellows in pediatrics and preventive medicine and looks forward to joining CAP and stepping into a more formal advising role with an even more diverse group of trainees.

Dr. Connor received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training and chief residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, she completed a fellowship in general academic pediatrics and earned a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a current fellow of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program and serves as Chair of the Maryland Council on the Advancement of School Based Health Center.