Dr. Bahraini is an Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine and the Director of Research at the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) for Suicide Prevention. Her research is focused on designing and evaluating system-level strategies to improve implementation of evidence-based practices in TBI rehabilitation and suicide prevention and understanding the impact of social determinants of health on mental health outcomes and suicide risk. Dr. Bahraini also serves as the Electronic Editor for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and an Associate Editor for Psychological Services.
Examples of grant funded projects include: Examining the Effectiveness of an Adaptive Implementation Intervention to Improve Uptake of the VA Suicide Risk Identification Strategy (VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative); Restoring Efficient Sleep after TBI (CU-REST; Mindsource Brain Injury Network); Developing a Shared Decision-Making Support Tool to Promote Evidence-based Treatment for Veterans with Post-concussive Sleep Conditions (VA Rehabilitation Research & Development).
Suicide prevention, traumatic brain injury and co-morbid psychiatric disorders, novel interventions for mental health.
Year of Licensure: 2010