Douglas Gomez, PhD. Doug is currently a research associate working at the Center on Brain Injury Research & Training (CBIRT). His interests primarily focus on methods of qualitative analysis, particularly in the service of benefitting traditionally underserved populations. At CBIRT, Doug currently consults on multiple studies with qualitative components with the goal of reaching a better understanding about how parents, educators, coaches, and medical professionals can help facilitate improved services for individuals who have sustained a TBI. He was also trained as a counseling psychologist with experience working clinically in state hospital and correctional settings, which instilled in him a firm belief in the importance of research informing practice, and practice informing research.