Clinical Faculty, Brain Injury Assessment Program Coordinator
Bachelor of Science/Speech-Language Pathology (1996) from Towson University
Master of Science/Speech-Language Pathology (1999) from Towson State University
Areas of Specialization
Neurological rehabilitation of cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders
Tom has worked in the field of neurorehabilitation in a variety of settings since 1999 including hospitals, rehabilitation centers and in private practice. He specializes in the assessment and treatment of cognitive communication and swallowing disorders following stroke and traumatic brain injury. Tom is the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Brain Injury Assessment Program at the Loyola Clinical Centers, a program that he helped to design and launch in 2012. He is married with four children and lives in Towson, Maryland.
Achievements (past 5 years)
Higginson, C. I., Thompson, T., Benjamin, A. E., Rosales A. C., Zane K. L., Valenti, M., Ibrahim, K., Rock, M.A., & Chaffee T.A. (2017). Construct validity of the Functional Assessment of Verbal Reasoning and Executive Strategies (FAVRES). Brain Injury, 31(8), 1-6. doi:10.1080/02699052.2017.1347278
Schreck, J.S., & Thompson, T. (2015, April). The Loyola Clinical Centers Brain Injury and Disorders Assessment Team: An innovative interprofessional education and practice model. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Practice, Alexandria, VA.
Higginson, C., Thompson, T. (2014, March). Interdisciplinary Treatment of Brain Disease & Injury: Perspectives from a New Program. Presented at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland Annual Conference, Timonium MD.
Thompson, T. (2014, April). Aphasia and Brain Injury: Tools to Improve Communication in the Community, A Webinar presented by The Brain Injury Association of America.
Grand Rounds Presenter to Sheppard Pratt Neuropsychiatry Department 2011: The Role of Technology in Recovery and Reintegration Post-Brain Injury