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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 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

Deborah Mowery, M.D., a physiatrist, joins RHI Physician Team August 14th, 2012

Deborah Mowery, M.D., joins RHI as physiatrist

 (Indianapolis, Ind.) – Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI) is pleased to announce that Deborah Mowery, M.D., has joined the hospital’s physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) team July 2012.

Mowery a native of Lebanon, CT comes to RHI after completing her Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship program at Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth in Cleveland, OH.  Prior to her Spinal Cord Injury fellowship, she was a resident at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Mowery received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, and her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry degree from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.  She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).

Mowery is a board certified physiatrist with a sub-specialty in Spinal Cord Injury.  Her research experience and presentations include spinal cord injury, pediatric rehabilitation, and reading disabilities with both adult and pediatric population.

Outside of work, Mowery has completed several marathons, including the Disney marathon to raise money for the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, and enjoys assisting with adaptive sporting teams and events.

In addition to her role as a physiatrist with RHI, Dr. Mowery is an assistant clinical professor for the Indiana University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.