Tina M. Trudel, PhD is president/COO of the Lakeview Companies, a leader in brain injury rehab, medically complex care and neurobehavioral treatment, overseeing a national care continuum. She is researcher/former site director of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center-Charlottesville. She chaired the Brain Injury Long Term Issues Task Force-American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine; board member-North American Brain Injury Society (Conference Chair); founding member-Blast Injury Institute; board member-Sara Jane Brain Foundation; reviewer-National Institute of Disability & Rehabilitation Research; and President-Business & Professional Council, Brain Injury Association of America.
Dr. Trudel is CEO/Principal of Northeast Evaluation Specialists; NES Assurance-international medical claims mgmt/contracting group; and NES Assurance of MA-insurance fiduciary agent. She served on governing board-Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists; postdoctoral supervisor in Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School (2000-2005) and now is Asst. Prof. of Clinical Psychiatry at UVA Medical School and was a Research Advisor at Boston Univ. She is a licensed neuropsychologist with publications (50+) and presentations (200+). She received the BIAA's 2008 Founder's Award, was founding Chair of the NH Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council, served on the NH Autism Task Force, co-authored Autism Practice Guidelines and testified before Congress on Medicare DRG issues and services for veterans.
Dr. Trudel is co-owner of Colorfields Studio which operates the Artcurrent galleries in Provincetown and NYC. She has organized exhibits, including the 2011&2012 multi-organization 100+ artist Green Arts Festival of Provincetown, MA and a 2009 seven artist exhibit at the Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany. Dr. Trudel developed Paintings & Prose, a non-profit gallery, bookstore and arts program for persons with disabilities.