Hilary A. Diefenbach

Speech Language Pathologist and Cognitive Rehabilitation Specialist, Marcus Institute for Brain Health; Instructor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Hilary Diefenbach, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIST is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist at the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) 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 MIBH 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 and Emergency Responders 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 enjoys time outdoors in the Rocky Mountains, music performance, and FaceTiming her nieces and nephews back home in Washington DC.

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