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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

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

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Harold Berfiend February 13th, 2016

Harold Berfiend has been around the IU Health system since long before it was IU Health. After a stint as a counselor in a behavioral health hospital, he moved into administration and eventually joined Methodist Medical Group in the 1990s. Since then, he’s held several leadership roles with the IU Health system, and was recently promoted to vice president of Strategic Integration for the adult academic health center hospitals in downtown Indianapolis.

He and wife Lisa have four children–a 25-year-old daughter who is a senior at IUPUI, two 21-year-old sons–one a junior at Indiana University, the other working to establish a home remodeling business–and a 15-year-old girl who is a sophomore at Franklin Central High School. Lisa is vice president of Eastern United States client development–healthcare for K-Force. Two canines round out the family: “A miniature Schnauzer and a teacup Yorkie, who weighs four pounds soaking wet but thinks he is a Great Dane.”

Berfiend has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an MBA from Cameron University.