Deborah Gutteridge is a Clinical Evaluator and Case Manager for NeuroRestorative Illinois in Carbondale. The Case Management Society of America (CMSA) honored Gutteridge at its 24th Annual Conference & Expo in Cleveland, OH. Gutteridge, who has 27 years of experience in the field of case management, was nominated by her peers for the CMSA Award of Service Excellence. In the following interview, Gutteridge discusses her career in the case management of individuals with traumatic brain injury, as well as the certain skill sets case managers must have working with patients and their caregivers.
Dr. Gordon J. Horn is a clinical neuropsychologist and Director of Clinical Services for NeuroRestorative Florida in Clearwater. Dr. Horn’s current research pursuits include brain tumor, acquired brain injury, and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), a condition caused by an increase in intracranial pressure (ICP) due to an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. In the following interview, Dr. Horn discusses some of the challenges associated with CTE, a condition caused by multiple concussions resulting in the progressive degeneration of brain tissue.
Dr. Neal McGrath is a consulting Neuropsychologist for NeuroRestorative as well as the Clinical Director and founder of Sports Concussion New England, an organization dedicated to concussion management for student athletes through education, neuropsychological assessment, academic support and return-to-play consultation. He specializes in the evaluation and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injuries and has over 25 years of clinical experience. In the following interview, Dr. McGrath discusses his work in concussion management.
Dr. Frank D. Lewis is the Director of Clinical Outcome Services for NeuroRestorative and Clinical Director for NeuroRestorative Georgia. He is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Trauma & Critical Care at the Medical College of Georgia and a part-time faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Augusta State University. Dr. Lewis is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer and has over 25 years of experience in the field of brain injury rehabilitation as an educator, researcher and administrator. In the following interview, Dr. Lewis discusses neural plasticity and the role it plays in brain injury rehabilitation.