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Rehabilitation Nueropsychologist

Location:
Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
Posted:
March 28, 2019

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MICHAEL EARL NUNLEY, Ph.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE SUMMARY

(Full Vitae on Request)

SPECIALITY AREAS:

- Rehabilitation Neuropsychology

- Behavioral Medicine (effect of psychological status upon medical disorders)

EDUCATION:

1991 Ph.D. University of North Dakota-- Clinical Psychology (APA approved) Grand Forks, ND.

1988 Ph.D. Internship; Rush Presbyterian- St. Luke’s Medical Center-- Chicago, IL.

Specialization: Rehabilitation Neuropsychology

1984 M.S.- Mississippi State University-- Clinical Psychology. Starkville, MS.

1980 B.S.- Iowa State University-- Psychology. Ames, IA.

EMPLOYMENT:

May 2014-

May 2018: Penrose-St. Francis (Centura) Healthcare System-- Colorado Springs, CO.

- In- and outpatient rehabilitation patients suffering neurological or medical

diagnoses (e.g., TBI/ABI, CVA, SCI, multi-trauma, cancer, etc.)

- Provided assessment and adjustment therapy to patients

- Offered behavioral management and medication recommendations

- Conducted assessments for spinal cord stimulator placement for pain reduction

- Co-leader support group for brain injury

- Program development / staff and community education activities

June 1998-

March 2014: Memorial Health System-- Colorado Springs, CO.

- In- and outpatient rehabilitation patients

- Provided assessment and adjustment therapy to patients

- Offered behavioral management and medication recommendations

- Became ImPACT credentialed to assist the Concussion Clinic

- Co-leader support group for brain injury / CVA

- Program development / staff and community education activities

June 1998-

to June 2011: Greeley Center for Independence-- Greeley, CO.

-Consultation services to staff working with both outpatient and residential patients

suffering either traumatic/acquired brain injury or spinal cord injury.

March 1996-

to May 1998: Private Practice-- Colorado Springs, CO.

- Neuropsychological evaluations of both in- and outpatients

- Psychotherapy to facilitate adjustment to disability

- Psychotherapy / behavioral programming to increase compliance with

rehabilitation program, etc.

April 1992-

March 1996: Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs-- Colorado Springs, CO.

-Neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy within both in- and

outpatient in rehabilitation suffering varied neurological disorders

-Program development / staff consultation

July 1988-

March 1992: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Center-- Wheaton, IL.

- In- and outpatients suffering varied neurological disorders

- Neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy

- Program development / staff consultation and education

MEMBERSHIPS / PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

- Licensure (Colorado #1741)

- American Psychological Association (APA)

- APA Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology)

- Previously Credentialed ImPACT Consultant

- Participant on: Youth Concussion in Colorado Special Interest Group

- Previously Invited Member of Advisory Committee Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Southern Colorado

- Co-leader of traumatic brain injury and stroke support groups since 1993

- Co-leader/developer of spinal cord injury support group (2019)

PRESENTATIONS:

Nunley, M.E. (Feb. 2019) Humor and laughter with disability. Brain Injury of Alliance Colorado Support Group- Colorado Springs Chapter. Invited speaker. Colorado Springs, CO.

Frey, R.L. and Nunley, M.E. (2019) Inaugural meeting of United Spinal Association support group- Colorado Springs Chapter. Co-facilitator. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (Feb. 2019) Emotional self-care for certified driving specialists. Quarterly meeting of Colorado Certified Driving Specialists. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (May 2018) Limitations of an altered brain- effects of an altered brain. 3rd Annual Stroke and the Art of Living: A Community Conference for Stroke and Brain Injury. Penrose Hospital- Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (April 2012) Concussion summit: changing our attitudes. Presentation for Districts 14 and 20 school systems. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (August 2011) Everything you need to know about concussions. Presented on Health Radio.

Nunley, M.E. (March 2010) Overcoming obstacles to memory book training. Greeley Center for Independence Conference: Community Transitions for Adults with Brain Injury. Longmont, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (March 2010) Second impact syndrome- a survivor’s story. Rocky Mountain Health Care Services Annual Conference. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (January 2010) Relationships between sports-related and bomb blast induced concussions. Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators. Denver, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (October 2009) Sports-Related Concussion Management. 27th Annual Brain Injury Association of Colorado Conference. Denver, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (May 2009) Concussion injury and its management. Traumatic Brain Injury for Occupational Therapists sponsored by the Centennial Area Health Education Center. Greeley, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (April 2009) Windows into the diagnosis of concussive injury. 4th annual Professional Growth Conference of the Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (January 2009) New windows into the diagnosis and management of concussion injury. Colorado Springs Non-Practicing and Part-time Nurses Association. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (September 2008) Advancements in the diagnosis, measurement and management of concussion injury. Memorial Health System Emergency Medical Services mini-conference. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (April 2008). Mind over matter: Protecting yourself from concussion and brain injury. Presented at the annual Memorial Health System Spirit of Women symposium. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (March 2008). New technology in sports concussion management. 14th annual Memorial Health System Pediatric Symposium. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (April 2007). Sports related concussion management. 6th annual Plains to Peaks Emergency Medical and Trauma Service Conference. Limon, CO

Nunley, M.E. & Schanel, D.M. (April 2004). Cognitive and behavioral issues associated with traumatic

brain injury. Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Rehabilitation Nurses Association. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. & Gawey, S. K. (October 1997). Stroke before retirement: Issues in community-based

rehabilitation for young stroke survivors. Colorado Brain Injury Association Conference. Vail, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (July 1994). Rehabilitation issues following cerebrovascular accident.

Invited presentation at the Lamar Hospital Nurses Continuing Education Series. Lamar, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (March 1994). Brain injury rehabilitation. Alamosa Medical Community Continuing Education Series. Alamosa, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (October 1993). Issues in differentiating dementia and depression. Colorado Springs Continuing Medical Education Series- Antler's Double Tree. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (September 1993). Disorders of memory associated with traumatic brain injury. Colorado Springs Continuing Medical Education Series- Antler's Double Tree. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. & Gawey, S. K. (April 1993). Altered emotional awareness/expression: Implications for community re-entry following brain injury. Colorado Brain Injury Symposium. Colorado Springs, CO.

Nunley, M.E. (1993). Adjustment to disability following brain injury. January meeting of Colorado Head Injury Foundation. Colorado Springs, CO.

Haut, M.W. & Nunley, M.E. (1987). Elements deemed relevant in informed consent for psychotherapy. 59th annual convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Nunley, M.E. (1991). A prospective study of cancer patients developing nausea and vomiting in response to radiotherapy. Unpublished dissertation. University of North Dakota.

Haut, M.W. & Nunley, M.E. (1987). Elements deemed relevant in informed consent for psychotherapy. Presented at the 59th annual convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Nunley, M.E. (1984). Relaxation, trait anxiety level, and imagery scene valence: Implications for rational emotive directed therapy. Unpublished Master's Thesis. Mississippi State University.

Padgett, V.R., Nunley, M.E., & Carskadon, T.G. (1982). Psychological type, androgyny, and sex-typed roles. Research in Psychological Type, 5, 69-77.



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