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 Assistant 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.