Elisabeth (Lisa) D’Angelo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CBIS, has been a speech-language pathologist for 33 years in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, schools, early intervention, and university clinics. She received her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences from the UC, Santa Barbara, her master’s in communication disorders and sciences from San Jose State University, and her doctorate from UC Davis in human development (Language and Cognition). She is an associate professor at CSU, Sacramento, specializing in neurological development and disorders. Her research focus is on cognitive communication after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dysphagia across the lifespan. She also works in the hospital setting, and as a school dysphagia/feeding specialist. She has presented locally, nationally and internationally, and published articles about TBI, pediatric TBI, multi-disciplinary collaboration, and dysphagia, with a book chapter on cognitive-communication deficits in concussion/mild TBI.