Tamara Bushnik, Ph.D.

Project Director - Rusk Rehabilitation Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

Tamara Bushnik ImageDr. Bushnik is the Director of Research and an Associate Professor at Rusk Rehabilitation. Her research interests lie in the area of community integration and independent living, approaching this research from a multidisciplinary perspective. She has over 50 TBI-related peer-reviewed rehabilitation publications, and many national and local presentations. Dr. Bushnik has been a reviewer for Archives of Physical Medicine &Rehabilitation, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, and Brain Injury. For the past 13 years she has been Chair of the TBIMS Knowledge Translation Committee. She is the immediate past-President of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.