Emily O'Brien PhD

Emily O'Brien

Core Faculty

Emily O'Brien, PhD


PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

I am an epidemiologist and health services researcher at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. My research focuses on comparative effectiveness, patient-centered outcomes, and pragmatic health services research in cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.

Areas of expertise: Epidemiology, Health Services Research, and Clinical Decision Sciences

Etherton MR, Shah S, Haolin X, Xian Y, Maisch L, Hannah D, et al. Patterns of antidepressant therapy and clinical outcomes among ischaemic stroke survivors. Stroke Vasc Neurol. 2021 Feb 1;

de Ferranti SD, Shrader P, Linton MF, Knowles JW, Hudgins LC, Benuck I, et al. Children with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia in the United States: Data from the Cascade Screening for Awareness and Detection-FH Registry. J Pediatr. 2021 Feb;229:70–7.

Steinberg BA, Li Z, O’Brien E, Pritchard J, Chew DS, Bunch TJ, et al. Atrial fibrillation burden and heart failure: Data from 39,710 individuals with cardiac implanted electronic devices. Heart Rhythm. 2021 Jan 26;