Dr. O’Brien is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Ursuline College. She is a licensed social worker with a passion for improving the lives of older adults. Her experience includes inpatient medical, psychiatric, and pediatric social work and long-term care. Before joining Ursuline College, Dr. O’Brien was the executive director of the Community Partnership on Aging. She is a board member for Senior Transportation Connection and the Center for Community Solutions’ Council on Older Persons.
Dr. O’Brien has a master’s degree in the Science of Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University.