Carl Coelho, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS has worked clinically and conducted research in the area of acquired brain injury for over 35 years. Dr. Coelho began his career as a speech-language pathologist at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California and later served as Director of the Communication Disorders Department at the Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, Connecticut. He is currently Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Coelho is an Associate Investigator on the 15-year longitudinal study of TBI at the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and previously worked on the Vietnam Head Injury Study. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters. Dr. Coelho is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and a recipient of Honors of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. He has also received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Arizona’s Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Department, and the Henry Stonnington Award for Best Review Article (co-author) for the journal Brain Injury.