Melissa Biscardi, RN

Melissa Biscardi

Melissa Biscardi is doing a MSc under the supervision of Dr. Colantonio in the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute. She has a clinical background in nursing and rehabilitation, and this has fueled her interest in brain injury rehabilitation research. Melissa’s thesis examines women’s long term reproductive health outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Melissa maintains a small clinical practice treating musculo-skeletal and neurological injuries using principles of functional neurology. Research Keywords: Long term outcomes of concussion and TBI; interventions for improving return to work/play for women with brain injury; concussion/brain injury among female martial artists; concussion/brain injury and PTSD among female veterans