Nicole F. O'Brien, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Critical Care
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3436
FX: (614) 722-3443

Biography

Nicole F. O’Brien, MD, is a Critical Care physician and director of the Global Health Certificate Program at Nationwide Children’s. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine for The Ohio State University College of Medicine and an advanced trauma life support instructor. Dr. O’Brien earned her Bachelor of Science in biology at Ohio Northern University and attended medical school at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. She completed her residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. O’Brien is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics and Christian Medical and Dental Association. Her research interests include traumatic brain injury and neurologic injury on extra-corporeal life support.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
    Date Completed: 06/07/2002

Residency

  • University of California San Diego Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006

Fellowship

  • University of California San Diego Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Critical Care

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/15/2009

Publications

  • Chung, Melissa; Maa, Tensing; O'Brien, Nicole. 2013. Prolonged abnormal cerebral autoregulation in children with moderate to severe diabetic ketoacidosis. In Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress
  • O'Brien, Nicole; Maa, Tensing. 2013. Vasospasm in Children With Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. In Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress
  • Chung, Melissa; O'Brien, Nicole. 2013. Incidence of Early Seizures With Levetiracetam Prophylaxis in Children After Traumatic Brain Injury. In Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress
  • Bell, MJ; Adelson, PD; Hutchison, JS; Kochanek, PM; Tasker, RC; Vavilala, MS; Beers, SR; Fabio, A; Kelsey, SF; Wisniewski, SR. 2013. Differences in medical therapy goals for children with severe traumatic brain injury-an international study.  PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. Vol. 14, no. 8. (October): 811-818.
  • O'Brien,Nicole,F; Hall,Mark,W. 2013. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity in Children.  PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. Vol. 14, no. 3. (March): E126-E134.
  • O'Brien,Nicole F; Mella, Cesar. 2012. Brain tissue oxygenation-guided management of diabetic ketoacidosis induced cerebral edema.  PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. Vol. 13, no. 6. (November): E383-E388.
  • O'Brien,Nicole Fortier; Reuter-Rice, Karin E; Khanna, Sandeep; Peterson,Bradley M; Quinto, Kenneth B. 2010. Vasospasm in children with traumatic brain injury.  INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE. Vol. 36, no. 4. (April): 680-687.
  • O'Brien, N. 2010. Submersion Injury. In Pediatric Acute Care. Edited by K. Rice & B. Bolick. Sudbery, Massacusetts: Jones and Bartlett.
  • O'Brien, N. 2010. Traumatic Brain Injury. In Pediatric Acute Care. Edited by K. Rice & B. Bolick. Sudbery, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett.
  • O'Brien,Nicole; Reuter-Rice,Karin; Khanna,Sandeep; Peterson,Bradley. 2009. VASOSPASM IN CHILDREN WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. In 39th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • O'Brien,Nicole; Reuter-Rice,Karin; Khanna,Sandeep; Peterson,Bradley. 2009. VASOSPASM IN CHILDREN WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.  CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. Vol. 37, no. 12. (December): A62-A62.
  • O'Brien, N, DeMott, M, Suchard, J, Clark, R, Peterson, B. 2009. Recurrent coagulopathy with delayed significant bleeding after Crotaline envenomation.  Pediatric Emerg Care. Vol. 25, no. 7. (July): 457-459.
  • O'Brien, N, Hall, M. Cerebral blood flow in children requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
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