Traumatic Brain Injury in Seniors

Presented by: Cynthia Boyer, PhD

Cynthia L. Boyer, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with 30 years experience in neurorehabilitation. Her professional career has focused on the neuropsychological evaluation, psychological treatment, and cognitive rehabilitation of individuals with acquired and degenerative brain injuries. Dr. Boyer earned a BA in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a MA and PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Delaware. She has provided clinical services in a variety of settings, ranging from the trauma center to long term post-acute programs. An accomplished clinician, Dr. Boyer also has a strong background in administration, strategic planning, program development and clinical quality. She served as Executive Director of Brain Injury Services and Vice President of Quality for Bancroft. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Boyer holds faculty positions at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Wiedner University, and is a trainer for the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). She serves on the Board of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and is a medical rehabilitation surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Currently, Dr. Boyer is in private practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She is also clinician consultant at ReMed New Jersey.

About the Webinar:
– Learn about the factors that put older adults at higher risk for TBI
– Identify adverse consequences of TBI in seniors
– Understand the assessment process and benefits of rehabilitation for older adults with TBI
– Describe strategies to prevent TBI in seniors