Dr. O’Brien serves as the primary Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Program Director for the Disorders of Consciousness Program and is the Program Manager for the Brain Injury Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, TX. Dr. O’Brien is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine. She is actively involved in education, program development, and clinical research surrounding the Disorders of Consciousness Program. She participates on the Brain Injury Special Interest group for DOC for ACRM. Dr. O’Brien received her B.A. in Brain and Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York. She holds Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston, where she pursued specialty training in Clinical Neuropsychology. After finishing her internship training at the University of Alabama Birmingham Psychology Consortium, Dr. O’Brien completed a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Mentis Neuro Rehabilitation, a post-acute brain injury program in Houston, TX.