Dr. Therese M. O’Neil-Pirozzi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northeastern University and is Associate Project Director of the Spaulding/Harvard TBI Model System at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, both in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. O’Neil-Pirozzi’s research work focuses on acquired brain injury across the lifespan, with a particular focus on memory impairment. She has been a practicing clinician for over twenty years, evaluating and treating individuals in a variety of educational and medical settings.
Dr. O’Neil-Pirozzi has authored/co-authored numerous publications, many related to traumatic brain injury. Dr. O’Neil-Pirozzi presents frequently on the ‘state of the art’ and the ‘state of the science’ of acquired brain injury. Her other clinical and research interests include using neuromodulation to improve cognitive-communicative function and optimizing care for family caregivers of acquired brain injury survivors. Dr. O’Neil-Pirozzi serves as Chair of the Academy of Neurologic Sciences and Disorders TBI Research Writing Committee.
Cognition consists of those processes by which people obtain knowledge about the world and subsequently organize, store, retrieve, and use that knowledge. Memory is one… read more
Memory is one of the cognitive processes that facilitates everyday function and quality of life. Accurate, comprehensive assessment of memory is critical to the provision… read more
Clinicians report memory as a primary post-injury target of cognitive rehabilitation. Individuals with acquired brain injury and their families report memory deficits as one of… read more