Cindi Laukes, MA, MFA
Cindi Laukes, MA, MFA, is Director and COO of the Neural Injury Center at the University of Montana, where she directs a research and clinical team with a focus on brain injury screening, research, and innovation. Serving veterans is at the heart of the Center’s mission. She is a Research Faculty Affiliate in UM’s School of Integrative Physiology and Athletic Training, and a Translational Research Navigator for the University of Washington. She was one of nine Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars at the University of Washington (2015-2017). Ms. Laukes has 24 years of experience in clinical research and patient assessment, and has directed or managed over 300 research projects. She has worked for many years with both veteran and tribal communities. She previously held positions at Providence St. Patrick Hospital-Missoula, the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center-Tucson, and the University of Iowa Hospital-Iowa City, and has her own consulting business.