Brooke is a graduate of Wayne State College in Wayne, NE in the United States where she received her bachelor’s in Health Science. She then received her Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Creighton University in 2004. She began working as an occupational therapist at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals located in Nebraska in 2006. She has practiced in brain injury rehabilitation for thirteen years. Brooke is Madonna’s brain injury program manager and has held that position since 2015. She received her national certification as a Brain Injury Specialist in 2009 and Brain Injury National Specialist Trainer from the Brain Injury Association of America in 2016. Brooke is responsible for coordinating the care and rehabilitation programs serving Madonna’s brain injury populations on both Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska campuses. Brooke is also a member of the national Disorders of Consciousness Task Force and Brain Injury Special Interest Group through the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has presented numerous presentations on brain injury in the Midwest region of the United States.