Stephen R. Hooper, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina with specialty training in pediatric neuropsychology. He is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of North Carolina School of Medicine and holds additional appointments as: Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics; Research Professor in the Department of Psychology; Clinical Professor in the School of Education; Research Fellow at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute; and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical School. He currently serves as the Associate Dean and Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences in University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Hooper has developed an international reputation in the field of pediatric neuropsychology with a focus on neurologically-based disorders, including children and adolescents with ABI. He has worked actively with state and national initiatives related to this population and has served on the North Carolina Council for Brain Injury since its inception in 1990. He has worked on TBI initiatives with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the Division of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Substance Abuse Services for over 25 years, and has developed training modules for school psychologist, educators, and other providers in this area. Most recently, he has participated in the development of a state-based School Concussion Management Policy in collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina, and the Child Adolescent Subcommittee of the North Carolina Brain Injury Council.