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BrainLine Military’s Ask the Expert feature provides information to healthcare professionals who treat service members and veterans with traumatic brain injuries. Specialists with diverse areas of expertise and experience working in the military community answer commonly asked questions to provide insight and information to help guide treatment.

Heechin Chae, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Heechin Chae, MD

Heechin Chae, MD was appointed site director of DVBIC at Fort Belvoir and chief of the Traumatic Brain Injury Department at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in 2011. He will become the director of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence satellite at Fort Belvoir in 2013.

Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe, PhD

Psychological Health
Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe, PhD

Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe is an Army psychologist who serves as the chief of Clinical Recommendations at the Deployment Health Clinical Center at the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Glenn W. Parkinson, MSW, MA

Relationships and Intimacy
Glenn W. Parkinson, MSW, MA

Glenn Parkinson, MSW, MA works as the psychotherapist on the Traumatic Brain Injury service at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She works with active duty and retired military personnel and their families specializing in combat-related injuries.

Kristen Maisano, OTD

Occupational Therapy
Kristen Maisano, OTD

Kristen Maisano, OTD is an occupational therapist and the interim director of Rehabilitation Services for the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia. She specializes in evaluating and treating military patients with traumatic brain injuries.

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD

TBI and PTSD
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD is the first integrated service chief of the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. He is an assistant professor of Family Medicine and director of Social Work at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

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