I am a brain injury and rehabilitation medicine doctor specializing in concussion and acquired brain injury. In my practice, we take a collaborative approach to care, working with patients and their families to achieve their collective goals.
There are often many “right” paths to healing, and a team-based approach that is patient- and family-centered works best to achieve good outcomes. Watching children recover, thrive and achieve their goals inspires me.
I am honored to have received the following awards:
With my current research, my colleagues and I want to understand the variability in recovery after an acquired brain injury and to develop better treatment approaches.
I love spending my free time with my family. I also enjoy coaching, playing soccer and tennis, yoga, cross-training and cooking on the grill.
MS: Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.
MD: Case Western Reserve, University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.
BS/MS: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
Traumatic brain injury; across all severity levels concussion through more severe injuries
Understanding individual, injury/disease-related, and socio-environmental factors that influence health, functioning, and wellness after injury and in disease and optimizing management approaches to improve physiologic and clinical outcomes
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The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Diagnostic Criteria for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2023; 104:1343-1355.
When Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children Become Chronic Health Conditions. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2023; 38:348-350.
Return to School After Traumatic Brain Injury: Description of Implementation Settings. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2023; 38:329-335.
Rest and exercise early after sport-related concussion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2023; 57:762-770.
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met and neuropsychological functioning after early childhood traumatic brain injury. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 2023; 29:246-256.
Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial of SMART: An EHealth Intervention for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2023; 48:241-253.
A big data approach to evaluate receipt of optimal care in childhood cerebral palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2023; ahead-of-print:1-8.
Gross motor function prediction using natural language processing in cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2023; 65:100-106.
Developing a National Trauma Research Action Plan: Results from the long-term outcomes research gap Delphi survey. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2022; 93:854-862.
Iterative Development of the Caregiver Wellness after Traumatic Brain Injury Program (CG-Well). Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2022; 103:e49.