Mary Claire O'Brien, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Dr. O'Brien's groundbreaking research into alcohol and energy drinks has made her the nation's foremost expert on this topic. As a board certified emergency physician (American Board of Emergency Medicine) with more than 20 years of experience taking care of critically sick and injured patients, her particular area of research is college alcohol use, with emphasis on alcohol-related injury.
Keywordsalcohol, energy drinks, caffeine, college students, drinking, alcohol abuse, alcohol related injury, emergency medicine