Long-Term Impact of Military-Relevant Brain Injury Consortium Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium

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Site 11 San Diego Staff Bio

Amy Jak, PhD


Amy J. Jak, Ph.D. is the San Diego site PI for the LIMBIC-CENC Consortium. She is a Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego and Program Manager of Neuropsychological Services at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. She is also the Associate Director of the Clinical Research Unit of the VISN 22 Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH). She has extensive experience in the neuropsychology of traumatic brain injury in Veterans and active duty personnel, particularly among Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans. Dr. Jak’s research interests are in novel treatments for mild TBI as well as in cognitive aging and mild cognitive impairment. Her work has been funded by VA, DoD, NIA, and/or the Alzheimer’s Association since 2007 and she has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles.

Jason Bailie

LIMBIC-CENC Clinical Research Coordinator

Grant Collier

LIMBIC-CENC Clinical Research Coordinator

Grant F. Collier, B.A. is a research assistant for the LIMBIC-CENC Consortium. He is currently working in the Jak Lab as an R.A.. Some of his tasks include administration of neuropsychological testing as well as test scoring, data entry, screening and eligibility.

The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, 839 Chandler Street, Fort Detrick MD 21702-5014 is the awarding and administering acquisition office. This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs endorsed by the Department of Defense, through the Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program Long-Term Impact of Military-Relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC) Award/W81XWH-18-PH/TBIRP-LIMBIC under Awards No. W81XWH1920067 and W81XWH-13-2-0095, and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Awards No. I01 CX002097, I01 CX002096, I01 HX003155, I01 RX003444, I01 RX003443, I01 RX003442, I01 CX001135, I01 CX001246, I01 RX001774, I01 RX 001135, I01 RX 002076, I01 RX 001880, I01 RX 002172, I01 RX 002173, I01 RX 002171, I01 RX 002174, and I01 RX 002170. Opinions, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations are those of the author and are not necessarily endorsed by the Department of Defense. / Created by VCU University Relations

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