Katharine Seagly, PhD

Director, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Adult Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Seagly is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is the Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Rehabilitation Program and Co-Director of the Post-Covid Conditions Clinic. She received her Ph.D. from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, completed her clinical internship at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University and her APPCN neuropsychology fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan.  She trained for three years in TBI Model Systems prior to accepting a TBI-focused faculty position in the Department of PM&R in 2017.  Since joining the University of Michigan, she has started an adult concussion recovery program incorporating both brief assessment and biopsychosocial intervention, developed a transdisciplinary post-Covid clinic, and has collaborated with physiatrists, neurosurgeons, critical care physicians and others on improving care continuity for patients with TBI, with an emphasis on outreach to underserved persons.  She is also the Associate Training Director for the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, and the Faculty Lead for the APPCN Neuropsychology Fellowship, Adult Track.  Her research interests are primarily in the areas of psychosocial, cognitive and quality of life outcomes following TBI and concussion, outcomes after critical illness, and improving collaborative rehabilitation treatment.


Medical School or Training

The Virginia Consortium, 2015


Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology, 2017