Chief, Clinical Practice and Clinical Recommendations
Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence, Research and Engineering, Defense Health Agency
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Dr. McKinney is a clinical researcher and Chief of Clinical Practice and Clinical Recommendations (CP/CR) with the Defense Health Agency Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) under the Department of Defense. He has also served in roles as Interim Director for Clinical Affairs Branch, managing and overseeing CP/CR, Surveillance, and the Office of Outcomes and Assessments. He received his bachelor’s degree in Sports and Health Science with a concentration in Sport Management from Barton County College, Great Bend Kansas. He completed training for Emergency Trauma at the Army Medical Department Center and Schools San Antonio, Texas. He holds a Masters in Heath Science and a Doctorate in Health Science and Global Health from A.T. Still University College of Graduate Studies, School of Osteopathic Medicine. His role at TBICoE is the development of clinical guidelines and recommendations for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of TBI in service members and veterans. He is lead clinical researcher and program manager for developing and updating acute concussion assessment and management tools and treatment recommendations. He retired from active duty in the Army after 23 years as a Health Care Specialist and Emergency Medical Technician. He is a member of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ReMed Community Advisory Board and Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAMD). Gary is also a member of The Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3) society.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM