Dr. Iaccarino is a board certified physiatrist with sub-specialty training in brain injury medicine. Her clinical and research areas of interest include diagnostic and treatment strategies in mild traumatic brain injury including blast and sport-related concussion. Dr. Iaccarino joined the Home Base team in 2016 as a brain injury physiatrist for the Intensive Clinical Program (ICP) and outpatient TBI program. Her goal is to provide comprehensive, evidenced based brain injury care to veterans through multidisciplinary collaboration with psychology, neuropsychology, physical therapy, psychiatry, and other specialists. She specializes in the treatment of physical, cognitive, and behavioral deficits that occur after brain injury including headaches, pain, dizziness and vision symptoms, sleep difficulties, fatigue, concentration and memory problems.
Dr. Iaccarino graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University in 2006 and completed her medical degree at Georgetown School of Medicine in 2011. She moved to Boston to complete her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital where she served as chief resident. She completed her fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine at the Harvard/Spaulding Program.
When not at Home Base, Dr. Iaccarino works in the MGH Youth and Sport Concussion Clinic caring for athletes with concussions and in the MGH Brain and Body Program to provide comprehensive care to retired NFL players through a collaboration with the NFLPA Trust. Dr. Iaccarino is an Instructor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and supervises medical student and resident trainees. She has multiple peer reviewed publications and book chapters on treatment of traumatic brain injury and sport concussion and has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics.