Punam Rahman, PsyD, ABPP, joined the Shepherd Center psychology department in 2017. She is a licensed psychologist who provides treatment and conducts cognitive assessments for a diverse range of people affected by neurological diseases and injuries. She graduated from the University of Rochester with her bachelor's degree before obtaining her Psy.D. from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Rahman completed her internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York with a one-year neurorehabilitation fellowship at Weiss Memorial Hospital. She is passionate about helping patients with spinal cord injuries/dual diagnoses achieve their optimal level of functioning, compassionately helping them navigate through challenging transitions. Dr. Rahman also serves as the SCI Rehabilitation Psychology training coordinator and is the chair of the Patient and Family Experience Committee. She is active within various Division 22 committees and received her ABPP in Rehabilitation Psychology in 2020. Along with her clinical work, Dr. Rahman enjoys doing outreach within the community, supervising/mentoring students and cooking with her family.