Director of Psychology
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
Washington, District of Columbia
A. Positions and Honors.
1987-1988 Pre-Doctoral Internship, Psychology Service, Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, IL.
1988-1989 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology/Medical Psychology, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
1989-1990 Staff Psychologist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
1990-2001 Neuropsychology Laboratory Supervisor/Senior Psychologist, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1995-1999 Principal Co-Investigator, Cognitive Studies Section, National Rehabilitation Hospital Assistive Technology Research Center, Washington, D. C.
1998-2008 Co-Director, National Rehabilitation Hospital Brain Injury Program, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.
2001-2016 Coordinator, Neuropsychology Services, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.
2002-2012 Principal Investigator, NRH Neurosciences Research Center, Washington, D.C.
2008-present Achieved Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP-CN)
2014-present Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Georgetown
University Medical School, Washington, D.C.
2008-2017 Director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Neuropsychology Fellowship Program
2009-2013 Clinical Leader, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Transitions Brain Injury Day Treatment Program
2016-2018 Assistant Director of Psychology, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MNRN)
2018-present Director of Psychology, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MNRN)
B. Selected peer-reviewed publications (in chronological order).
Bleiberg, J., Lux, W., Garmoe, W. S., Reeves, D., Hegge, F, & Cederquist, J. (1992). A procedure for assessing and monitoring cognitive enhancement and cognitive degradation secondary to pharmacotherapy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 73(10).
Bleiberg, J., Garmoe, W., Cederquist, J., Reeves, D., & Lux, W. (1993). Effects of Dexedrine on performance consistency following brain injury: A double-blind placebo crossover case study. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 6(4), 245-248.
Garmoe, W.S., Newman, A.C., & Bleiberg, J. (1994). Neurobehavioral aspects of normal aging and stroke rehabilitation. In M. Ozer & R. Matterson (eds.), Rehabilitation of Persons With Stroke. St. Louis: Mosby.
Bleiberg, J., Garmoe, W., Halpern, E., Reeves, D., & Nadler, J. (1997). Consistency of Within-day and across-day performance after mild brain injury. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 10(4), 247-253.
Bleiberg, J., Kane, R. L., Reeves, D. L, Garmoe, W. S., Halpern, E. (2000) Factor analysis of computerized and traditional tests used in mild brain injury research. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 14(3), 287-294.
Newman, A. C., Garmoe, W., Beatty, P., & Ziccardi, M. (2000). Self-awareness of traumatically brain injured patients in the acute inpatient rehabilitation setting. Brain Injury, 14(4), 333-344.
Garmoe, W. Neurocognitive issues in transplantation (2002). In S. A. Cupples & L. Ohler (eds.), Solid Organ Transplantation: A Handbook for Primary Health Care Providers, New York: Springer Publishing Company.
O’Connell, M., Garmoe, W., & Goldstein, N. (2005). Miranda comprehension in adults with mental retardation and the effects of feedback style on suggestibility. Law and Human Behavior, 29(3), 359-369.
Garmoe, W., Newman, A., & O’Connell, M. (2005). Self-Awareness early following traumatic brain injury: Comparison of brain injury and orthopedic inpatients using the Functional Self-Assessment Scale (FSAS). Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 20(4), 348-358.
Garmoe, W., & Dickson, S. (2014). Hypoxic and ischemic brain injury. In K. J. Stucky, M. W.
Kirkwood, and J. Donders (eds.), Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review,
New York: Oxford University Press.
Seel, R. T., Barrett, R.S., Beaulieu, C. L., Ryser, D. K., Hammond, F. M., Cullen, N., Garmoe, W.,
et al. (2015). Institutional variation in traumatic brain injury acute rehabilitation practice. Archives of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96 (8 Suppl 3), S197-208.
Seel, R., Corrigan, J. D., Dijkers, M. P, Barrett, R. S., Bogner, J, Smout, R. J., Garmoe, W., &
Horn, S. D. (2015). Effort in traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation: Course and associations
with age, brain injury severity, and time post-injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
96 (8 Suppl 3), S235-244.
Bogner, J., Barrett, R. S., Hammond, F. M., Horn, S. D., Corrigan, J. D. . . . Garmoe, W. (2015).
Predictors of agitated behavior during inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury. Archives of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96 (8 Suppl 3), S274-281.
Tannahill-Glen, E., Hostetter, G., Ruff, R. . . . Garmoe, W. . . .et al. (2018) Integrative care models in
neuropsychology: A National Academcy of Neuropsychology education paper. Archives of Clinical
Lazar, R.M., Pavol, M.A., Bormann, T., et al (2018). Neurocognition and cerebral lesion burden in high-risk
patients before undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions,
C. Research Support.
ONGOING RESEARCH SUPPORT
COMPLETED RESEARCH SUPPORT
1. Dates: October 2001 to 2012. The Relationship of Early Self-Awareness to Functional Outcome Following Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Department of Defense Cooperative Agreement Number DAMD17-02-2-0032.
Role: Principal Investigator
2. Dates: September 2007 (begin date). Improving Outcomes in Acute Rehabilitation for TBI. Funded by National Institutes of Health, Application Number 1R01HD050439-01A2.
3. Dates: October 2008 (begin date). Individualized Planning for the First Year Following Acute Rehabilitation.
National Institute of Disability Research and Rehabilitation Number H133A080023 (CFDA 84.133A)
Role: Co-Investigator (Site PI)
4. Dates: 2015-2018: ‘BrainForce: A Screening Test for Concussion.” Co-investigator. Funded by MedStar Institute for Innovation.