Dr Brien is from Pueblo, Colorado where she worked at Pueblo Community Health Center and at a rural clinic in Colorado City called Total Life Care. Her background is varied and includes a period working in research, farming and massage therapy before attending medical school in Missouri. After graduating in 1994 she participated in an Allopathic Family Practice Residency in Pueblo. She is Board Certified in Family Practice.
Dr. Brien enjoys people and the beautiful temperate climate of the Oregon Coast.