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Lisa A. Brenner, PhD

Director of Clinical Research


Lisa is a Board Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, and Research Director for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and PM&R at the University of Colorado, Anschutz School of Medicine, and Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC; http://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/. Additionally, she is the President of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA), an APA Fellow and serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Her primary area of research interest is traumatic brain injury, co-morbid psychiatric disorders, and negative psychiatric outcomes including suicide. As Director of Clinical Research for the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH), Dr. Brenner will facilitate rigorous evaluation of clinical services provided at the Institute, as well as translation of best evidence to MIBH clinical practices. She will also actively engage in research pertaining to the work being conducted at the MIBH and provide opportunities for those seeking care at the MIBH to participate in these studies.