4March 2024

Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury



This webinar is part of the Traumatic Brain Injury: Addressing Inequities Speaker Series. Learn about screening for lifetime exposure to traumatic brain injury and considerations for equity, diversity, and inclusion when screening.


Jennifer A. Bogner, PhD, ABPP, FACRM
Screening for Lifetime Exposure to Traumatic Brain Injury

Jennifer Bogner, PhD, ABPP, FACRM is a Professor and Bert C. Wiley, MD Endowed Chair in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a board-certified rehabilitation psychologist. Working in the field of TBI rehabilitation for 30 years, Dr. Bogner aims to improve long-term outcomes of persons with TBI by conducting research to identify modifiable factors and by testing interventions that can be implemented in the real world. She is the Project Director for the Ohio Regional TBI Model Systems, one site of 16 distributed nationally and funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research to conduct longitudinal studies on TBI. Dr. Bogner is also a MPI for a $16 million NINDS UG3/UH3 multicenter project that will standardize the rehabilitation electronic medical records of the TBI Model Systems sites to conduct comparative effectiveness studies on rehabilitation interventions. Dr. Bogner has received the Roger G. Barker Distinguished Research Contribution award from the American Psychological Association Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and the William Fields Caveness Award from the Brain Injury Association of America. She has held multiple offices and leadership roles with the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Monique R. Pappadis, PhD, MEd, FACRM
Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury: Considerations for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Monique R. Pappadis, PhD, MEd, FACRM is a tenured Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Population Health and Health Disparities at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston, and an Investigator at the Brain Injury Research Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Her research aims to improve rehabilitation outcomes and decrease ethnic minority health disparities, particularly among persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) or stroke, as well as improve care transitions and continuity of care following acute and post-acute care. Her recent work aims to improve screening for elder mistreatment with emphasis on vulnerable, older adults with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, as well as the intersection between elder mistreatment and TBI. She has a continued interest in minority aging, gender/sex disparities in rehabilitation, health literacy of patients and caregivers, and psychosocial adjustment to disability. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists’ (ACBIS) Board of Governors for the Brain Injury Association of American and member of the Pink Concussions Professional Advisory Board. Dr. Pappadis was recently named a Fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) for her outstanding record of professional service to ACRM and for the nationally significant contributions she has made to the field of medical rehabilitation. https://researchexperts.utmb.edu/en/persons/monique-pappadis

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