Dr. Kyra O’Brien is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is board certified in neurology. She completed fellowship training in cognitive neurology with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Dr. O’Brien graduated from Yale University with a degree in biology. She completed medical school, neurology residency, and a cognitive neurology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. O’Brien specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults with memory disorders. Her research examines methods to improve patient care via early detection of cognitive impairment and early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.