|Eileen O'Brien, Ph. D.
Degree: Ph. D. Developmental Psychology, Catholic University
of America, Washington, DC. 1987.
Area: Early Childhood
Office: MP 318 x (410) 455-2365
Website: not provided by instructor
Academic and Research Interests
Dr. O'Brien teaches undergraduate courses for the Department
of Psychology. In addition to teaching, she provides research and
programmatic consultation to early childhood initiatives, especially
to child care, Early Head Start, Head Start, and women's and children's
health programs. She is a grant reviewer for the Administration
on Children and Families and provides grant writing assistance to
community collaborations. Dr. O'Brien's background is in nursing
and psychology, and her areas of interest are women's and children's
health and well-being, integrated services for families through
community collaborations, and measuring outcomes of early childhood
Butz, A, Pulsifer, M, O'Brien, E, Belcher, H, Lears, M., Miller,
D., Kaufmann, W., Royall, R. Caregiver Characteristics Associated
with Infant Cognitive Status in In-Utero Drug Exposed Infants. Journal
of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, Vol. 11 (4) 2002, 25-41.
O'Brien, E. Editor and collaborator for Starting Early Starting
Smart publications, Published by Casey Family Programs and SAMHSA,
DHHS, Availalble through NCADI. 2001-present.
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Women