Anne-Marie O'Brien PhD, RN, WHNP-BC

Director of BSN Clinical Education
Clinical Assistant Professor

Anne-Marie O'Brien, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, is a clinical assistant professor of in the Policy, Populations and Systems Community and is director of BSN clinical education. Before becoming a nursing professor and scholar she worked in private practice and urban academic health centers. She is a women's health nurse practitioner with a focus on social and ecological factors that influence a person’s engagement in health-promoting behaviors. She earned a PhD in nursing and health care innovation from Arizona State University.

  • 2019 Excellence in Undergraduate Student Mentoring Award
  • Sigma Theta Tau - member
  • American Nurses Association - member
  • Arizona State University – Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and Health Care Innovation (2014)
  • University of Pennsylvania – Master of Science in Nursing: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (1998)
  • University of Pennsylvania – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (1997)
  • University of California, Los Angeles – Master of Arts in French (1992)
  • University of Pennsylvania – Bachelor of Arts in French (1989)
  • O’Brien, A.M. & Kane, R.J. (2018). “Policing as a social determinant of health: The impact of drug enforcement on prenatal care utilization in urban communities”, Medical Archives Research, 6(2). 
  • Marek, K.D., Stetzer, F., Ryan, P.A., Bub, L.D., Adams, S.J., Schlidt, A., Lancaster, R., & O’Brien, A.M. (2013). “Nurse care coordination and technology to enhance self-management: A randomized clinical trial to test efficacy ”. Nursing Research, 62(4), 269-278. 
  • Shearer, N.B.C., Fleury, J., Ward, K., & O’Brien, A.M. (2012). “Empowerment interventions for older adults”. Western Journal of Nursing Research
  • Keller, C., Larkey, L., DiStephano, J., Records, K., Robillard, A., Veres, S., Al-Zadjali, M., & O’Brien, A.M. “Perimenopausal Obesity: A Review”. (2010). Journal of Women’s Health 19(5), 987-996.