Hilary Diefenbach, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIST is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist and Instructor in the University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine. Hilary specializes in brain injury rehabilitation for adults. Hilary began her Speech Pathology career in inpatient rehabilitation serving at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation for patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other complex medical problems. Hilary joined the Marcus Institute for Brain Health in 2018, where she leads the Speech Pathology Department as part of an interdisciplinary team specializing in intensive outpatient rehabilitation for U.S. Military Veterans with a history of mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury, psychological health changes, and related health sequelae. Hilary is passionate about medical education, precision and preventative medicine, and interdisciplinary care design within her clinical and academic work at the University of Colorado. In her free time, Hilary loves free “nature therapy” in the Rocky Mountains, singing, and FaceTiming her nieces and nephews back home in Washington DC.