BrainLink Consulting and Training/ Guest Researcher, Pepperdine University
Manhattan Beach, California
Theresa Dawson is a health care program consultant, educator and brain injury rehabilitation specialist. She holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. She is licensed by the State of California Board of Medical Quality Assurance and holds the Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. She possesses years of experience and expertise in rehabilitation service delivery and management of healthcare systems for private health care companies. She currently trains and mentors multidisciplinary rehabilitation professionals in brain injury treatment best practices. She additionally consults with NGOs to provide Board of Director leadership and management-based training. Her recent research has been in the areas of: examining the NFL concussion crisis, blockchain technology, virtual learning and training, mobile health technology, leadership styles, and strategies and the creation of innovative leadership programs for professionals and special populations.