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Current Studies & Research
The interFACE Lab

The interFACE Lab The Interactive and Functional Assessment of Communication and Emotion (InterFACE) Center is a natural observation laboratory designed to research emotional and behavioral deficits in people with neurological,… Read More


TrackTBI Investigator: Richard Rodgers, MD TRACK-TBI:  The multicenter Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) study aims to improve success of clinical trial design through the collection and analysis of… Read More

Training to Reconnect with emotional awareness therapy

Training to Reconnect with emotional awareness therapy (TREAT) Investigators: Dawn Neumann, Flora Hammond The purpose of this study is to teach participants with traumatic brain injury to develop better emotional… Read More

Avanir Study

Avanir Study Sheryl Katta-Charles MD, Principal Investigator A Phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability or AVP-786 (deudextromethorphan hydrobromide [d6-DM]/quinidine sulfate [Q]) for… Read More

Monitoring Safety and Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Long-Term, Prospective, Non-Interventional Study Monitoring Safety and Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries and Their Trained Companions Recently Initiated with the ReWalk™ Personal Device. Flora Hammond, MD (PI), funded… Read More

Angela Carbone, MD December 17th, 2011

Angela Carbone, MD joined IU School of Medicine in 2000 as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  She is affiliated with several hospitals in the Indianapolis area including Eskenazi Health and St. Vincent’s Hospital.  She joined the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana as a staff physiatrist September 2004. She is currently serving as the Medical Director and Director of Stroke Rehabilitation at RHI. 

Dr. Carbone received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed residency training at Northwestern University Medical School, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. She is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her special interests include neurologic and neuromuscular rehabilitation, as well as cancer and palliative rehabilitation. She has expertise in the rehabilitation of stroke, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, and the non-surgical treatment of low back and neck injuries and other musculoskeletal injuries involving the upper and lower extremities.

Dr. Carbone is an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Association of Academic Physiatrists. She has received numerous awards, authored several manuscripts and publication articles, and serves on various hospital committees.

Recently, she has become involved with a global health group to help bring up to date stroke rehabilitation to Lima, Peru.  She feels extremely blessed to be part of such a dynamic group of highly intelligent and motivated professionals that are committed to helping developing countries care for their loved ones and improve functional outcomes and lessen burden of care.

When she is not at work, she is busy helping to raise her four children with her husband, Joe.  Her family enjoys boating, hiking, Notre Dame football and IU basketball.  She is an avid reader with special interest in historical fiction.  She loves all types of music.