Tami Pringnitz Guerrier, BS, CTRS, CBIT
Assistant Director, Research
Prior Positions and Experience
BS: University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
Tami Guerrier has over 30 years of experience in the field of physical rehabilitation and traumatic brain injury with over 15 years of experience with demonstration and research grants management and research administration. Ms. Guerrier has provided administrative management for federal grants including National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grants for TBI Model Systems and National Institute of Health grants, as well as state grant contracts at Carolinas Rehabilitation including TBI Project STAR and Health Resources and Services Administration contracts. Ms. Guerrier’s research interests have been primarily in the area of physical rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury recovery, treatment intervention, community re-entry, co-diagnosis of TBI and substance abuse intervention, and interaction skills training. Ms. Guerrier is a published author and a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences. She is the co-editor of “Brain Injury: It is a Journey: A Practical Family Guide.” She is on the board for the Brain Injury Association NC.
Guerrier, T., Hammond, F., Lash, M. (2011). Cognition: Compensatory strategies after brain injury. Wake Forest NC: Lash & Associates Publishing/ Training, Inc.
Guerrier, T. & Hammond, F. Eds. (2010) Brain injury it is a journey: A practical guide for families. Wake Forest, NC: Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc.
Guerrier, T. & Hammond, F. (2006).Brain Injury: It is a journey: A practical guide for families.Wake Forest, NC: Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc.
Guerrier, T. & Bostic, A. Bridging the gap:Community integration through collaboration between a community college and a rehabilitation program. Cognitive Technology.Volume 6, Issue 1. 2001.
Pringnitz (Guerrier), T., & Dillinger, G. Leisure counseling with chronic pain patients. Expanding Horizons in Therapeutic Recreation Journal. 1983 (4).
Pringnitz (Guerrier), T. & MacNeil, R. The Role of Therapeutic Recreation in Stroke Rehabilitation. Therapeutic Recreation Journal. 1982. 4 (16).
Current/Recent/Pending Grant Support
Grant Title: TBI Model Systems Project
Grant Title:TBI Practice Based Evidence
Grant Title: SCI Rehabilitation Outcomes-5 Year Follow-up
Grant Title: An Acute Neurobehavioral Program for Improving Functional Status after TBI
Grant Title: Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Evaluation
Grant Title: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Registry
Grant Title: Characterizing Moderators of Gender Differences in Outcome after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Grant Title: 12 Step Substance Abuse Program for Individuals with Co-Diagnosis of TBI and SA