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.