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Neurology Nuts and Bolts: Constructing Your Career 

Sara Schaefer speaks with two direct care neurologists Hope O’Brien, founder and CEO of Headache Center of Hope in Cincinnati, OH, and Diana Blum, founder of Peninsula Private Neurology in Menlo Park, CA. They discuss what this model of patient care means, their reasons for choosing it, the patient populations and differences in the doctor/patient relationships compared to employed practice, the day-to-day of direct care practice, and how it has impacted their work/life balance.

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Types of Careers: Using your Dual Degree MD MBA 

Sara Schaefer discusses using combined medical and business degrees with two MD/MBA neurologists Hope O'Brien, founder and CEO of Headache Center of Hope in Cincinnati, OH, and Paul Fu, Chief Medical Officer of Sturdy Memorial Associates, an ambulatory medical system in Massachusetts.

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Dr. Hope O'Brien and Larry Charleston of the American Headache Society and Medscape discuss Healthcare Disparities in Migraine Put 'Undue' Disease Burden on Patients

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Dr. O'Brien Discusses Her Experience With The AAN Diversity Leadership Program 

Listen to Dr. O'Brien discuss her experience and how it helped her achieve her goals through the Diversity Leadership Program. This podcast is hosted by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in an interview with Dr. Clardy. 

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Headache Center of Hope To Hold a Patient Open House 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, from 4-6 pm

Our brand-new Center is a medical practice that incorporates an integrative comprehensive approach resulting in quality care for patients who suffer from all types of headaches, including migraines.

Dr. Hope O’Brien and her caring staff look forward to helping you heal and get back to the life you love.  We look forward to meeting and designing a personalized plan that puts you in control of your overall health.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, August 4th.

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Dr. O'Brien is the Featured Presenter on  AMF's Adolescent Transition to Adult Migraine Webinar

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

8:00 PM - 8:45 PM EDT

Join American Migraine Foundation's upcoming Transitioning to Adult Migraine Care webinar! On September 1, Dr. Hope O’Brien will discuss how to help adolescents with migraine navigate medical transitions as they approach adulthood. 

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Dr. O'Brien and Headache Center of Hope Featured in AAN News 

August 4, 2021

Read American Academy of Neurology's article titled Diversity Leadership Graduate Entreneurial Spirt, Opens New Headache Clinic.

"During my involvement in the leadership program, executive consultant Dr. Joanne Smikle introduced the term "self-awareness," explained O'Brien. "I learned how to identify and analyze strengths, weaknesses, and how I am perceived by others."

Read Dr. O'Brien's full story on page 27.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Headache Center of Hope featured in the Cincinnati Business Courier

A former Cincinnati Children’s Hospital neurologist and associate professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine will debut her own private practice this month with a focus on chronic headache and migraine care.

Dr. Hope O'Brien, CEO, and medical director said the newly launched Headache Center of Hope will offer a more holistic and comprehensive approach. The center will open to patients on June 15 at 4565 E. Galbraith Road in Sycamore Township. Read more....

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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Headache Center of Hope Holds Open House 

On Sunday, May 16th, Dr. Hope O'Brien and the team at Headache Center of Hope welcomed family, friends, and local dignitaries to a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour.  

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View article in the Sycamore Township Newsletter (see page 5)

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Instagram Event

Friday, December 11, 2020 

The Know Migraine Mission Presents:
Managing the 2020 Holiday Season with Migraine

Date and time: Friday, December 11, 2020, 9:00 am / Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)

Duration: 45 minutes


Register today for the Know Migraine Mission “Managing the 2020 Holiday Season With Migraine” virtual event featuring Karamo, host of Netflix’s hit show “Queer Eye.” Everyone's been feeling the stress of this year, and, for people that live with migraines, that's compounded even more. Karamo, who knows firsthand what it’s like to live with migraines, is lending his support to the migraine community and offering advice on how to manage stress during this unprecedented holiday season.

The event will also include panelists who live with migraine – including Karamo, migraine blogger Sarah Rathsack, and mother of two, Susan – as well as neurologist Dr. Hope O’Brien.

Tune in on Friday, Dec. 11 at 9:00 a.m. PST to hear them swap stories, answer questions about managing the stressful holiday season with migraine, and provide tips for having open and honest conversations about this disease.

More about The Know Migraine Mission
The Know Migraine Mission is an initiative from Amgen and Novartis developed to help challenge public misconceptions, start new conversations, and make the world a more migraine-friendly place.
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