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Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner - Board Member
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Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner


  • Brain Trauma Foundation
  • Campbell, Calif.

Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD, CBIST, FACRM is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF). She is also BTF’s Principal Investigator on the Brain Trauma Evidence-based Consortium (B-TEC) project funded by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM). Dr. Kolakowsky-Hayner serves as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the Brain Injury Association of California. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists’ (ACBIS) Board of Governors and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Board of Governors. Stephanie is the Vocational-Community Issues Panel Chair for the Brain Injury Association of America and Mount Sinai’s Guidelines for Rehabilitation and Chronic Disease Management of Adults with Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury development project. She also serves on the Community Advisory Board of the DOD-funded Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium and as the Co-Chair of the 4th Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury. To date, Dr. Kolakowsky-Hayner has made more than 180 professional presentations and published over 170 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and other information materials for professionals and consumers with disabilities.