Heidi Reyst Ph.D., CBIST began her career in the field of Brain Injury in 1991. She has experience on both the care side as a Rehabilitation Assistant and Residential Program Manager, and the administrative side as a Program Director, Systems Director, and Director of Clinical Administration. Dr. Reyst is an advocate for ensuring that those who work with individuals with brain injury are trained in the specific issues salient to brain injury. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer, and is a member of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists. In 2008, Dr. Reyst was the recipient of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s Legacy Society “Professional Service Award”; this was awarded based on her involvement in advocating for those with brain injuries and for her training of individuals working in the field of Brain Injury through the ACBIS program.