KATHLEEN R. BELL, M.D. is a Professor in the University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and has been the Chief of Service at UW Medical Center since 2006. She has been the Medical Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program at UWMC since l996. For over 25 years, Dr. Bell has concentrated her clinical care, teaching, and research in the area of brain injury in a variety of settings. She has been the Project Director for the UW Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System for the past ten years, and her specific TBI research interests have included telephone-based counseling, post-traumatic headache, sleep, and exercise after TBI. Dr. Bell has received grant funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Department of Defense for multicenter studies on telephone based self management training and has also been funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Other grant funded projects have included th e natural history and drug management or post-traumatic headache, phototherapy for sleep disorders after TBI, drug management of TBI related irritability, and group therapy for social competency. She is the Vice-President of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is/has been a consultant to the National Institutes of Health Rehabilitation Common Data Elements project, Veterans Health Administration and the Department of Defense. Dr. Bell is on the editorial board for PM&R and for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and currently serves on the Board of the Brain Injury Association of Washington.