Our Rehab Riff Raff leaders represent the frontal lobe of the group. They keep things organized, keep the group headed in the right direction, and ensure that all members of the group benefit from participation, fostering an environment of respect, encouragement, and accountability. With their help, the Riff Raff continue forward.
All current Riff Raff leaders have attained specialty board certification in Rehabilitation Psychology through ABPP within the last 2 years, ensuring current knowledge of the process.
Christine Paul, Psy.D., ABPP, Past-Chair- Tina is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She obtained Board Certification in Rehabilitation Psychology with the help of the Rehab Riff Raff in February 2015.
A native of California, Tina completed her masters and doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in multiculturalism and diversity from John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA. Prior to that, she completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology from Hawai'I Pacific University. Tina stumbled upon the field of rehabilitation psychology during her pre-doctoral internship years, developed a passion for the field, and ran with it! Following her post-doctoral residency at Rancho Los Amigos in Downey, CA, she moved to Pennsylvania in 2011, where she worked as a rehabilitation neuropsychologist in Reading. She has resided in Pittsburgh since 2013 with her husband Erick. She enjoys traveling, yoga, and good food.
Kier H. Bison, Ph.D., ABPP, Chair- Kier is a Rehabilitation Psychologist at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. She provides cognitive assessment and rehabilitation services to individuals with acquired brain injury in the day neuro rehabilitation program at Las Colinas, near Dallas Texas. She obtained Board Certification in Rehabilitation Psychology with the help and support of the Rehab Riff Raff in October 2015.
Kier completed her B.A. in Psychology magna cum laude at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She then worked two years as a psychometrist in the Neuropsychology Department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where she continued on for completion of her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1996. She completed her two year post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation at Pate Rehabilitation, a post-acute comprehensive brain injury rehabilitation facility in Dallas. Kier is married to Stephen; they have a daughter, son, and two dogs. Kier is a part of the Science Committee for Division 22, runs several half marathons each year and practices yoga on a regular basis.
Randi Lincoln, PhD, ABPP, Incoming Chair – Randi is a Rehabilitation Psychologist at the VA Puget Sound, Seattle Division, on the Spinal Cord Injury Unit. She obtained board certification with the support of the Rehab Riff Raff in 2015 and now is pleased to have the opportunity to help other Riff Raffers through the process.
She obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Central Florida and then got her masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, with an emphasis in neuropsychology, at the University of Florida. She completed a Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center internship and post-doctoral residency at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. She then worked for one year in a forensic neuropsychology private practice prior to landing her dream job at the Seattle VA, which allowed her to meld her passions of rehabilitation and neuropsychology. She is married to Michael and is an animal fanatic, enjoys hiking and traveling, loves live music, and plays an assortment of odd instruments in spare moments.