Dorothy Porcello, O.T.D., M.S.O.T., O.T.R./L.
Dr. Dorothy Porcello, O.T.D., M.S.O.T., O.T.R./L., is the current supervisor of the outpatient Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Neuro Occupational Therapy department at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). She has nearly a decade of experience with addressing TBI related cognitive and visual deficits, particularly for active duty service members and military veterans.
Dr. Porcello served as an active duty U.S. Marine from 2001-2005. Upon her completion of military service, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Mississippi State University in 2009. She received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in Saint Louis in 2012. She recently completed her Post Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate at Gannon University in 2021.
Dr. Porcello has presented on the topic of traumatic brain injury rehabilitation on both national and international platforms, including American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), Defense Veterans Brain Injury Global Synapse Conference, and World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).
*Non-financial relationship: No non-financial relationships have been disclosed.