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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

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR December 3rd, 2011

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR, CLT joined RHI August 2010 as the Executive Director of Therapies.  Larissa received her undergraduate degree in Movement and Sports Science from Purdue University, specializing in kinesiology and exercise physiology; and a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from University of Indianapolis.  She has over 15 years of clinical and management experience specializing in program development, brain injury, pulmonary impairments, and Parkinson’s Disease, with certification in lymphedema management.  Larissa provides leadership through program development, and fiscal oversight for RHI’s inpatient and outpatient therapy services. The Executive Director of Therapies applies the strategic plans of RHI to the therapy areas while collaborating with physicians, nursing leadership, staff and administration to strengthen RHI’s continuum of care.