Dr. Donough O'Brien was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1923. He attended Rugby School and Cambridge University. His medical training included residencies at the Postgraduate Medical School at the University of London, Guy's Hospital in London, and The Hospital for Sick Children in London. He also held a fellowship at the Boston Children's Hospital in Neonatalogy.
Since 1957, Dr. O'Brien has served in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He earned full professorship in 1964. His interests were mostly in metabolic diseases, including diabetes. He was the first Executive Director of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver.
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