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Resource Facilitation-Best Practices Manual for Return to Work/School

Resource Facilitation: Indiana Best Practices Manual for Return-to- Work or Return-to-School     Click on the read more button to get a link to download the full manual.  Once you… Read More

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study)

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study) March 10, 2015 Flora Hammond, MD (PI); Funded by National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).  This study… Read More

Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury

New RHI Research Study, seeking participants: Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury: This pilot study is modeled on a successful lifestyle change program conducted at the University of Pittsburgh.  Based… Read More

Brain Injury Association of America ~ The Challenge

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. is featured as one of the TBI Model Systems Researchers in the Fall Edition of the Brain Injury Association of America ‘The Challenge’ Publication. Click on… Read More

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. Joins Medical Issues Panel of BIAA /Mount Sinai TBI Rehabilitation Guidelines Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2014   CONTACT: Stephanie S. Hale, BAA, Marketing Public Relations and Marketing Off.: 317-329-2093 Cell: 317-626-2910 stephanie.hale@rhin.com         Flora M. Hammond, M.D.… Read More

Mass Media Press Conference at Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI) July 12th, 2013


July 12, 2013


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(317) 329-2000

Stephanie Hale, PR Consultant

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Teen injured Parasailing admitted for Rehabilitation


(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI) held a mass media press conference Friday afternoon with Michael Fairchild (father of Alexis Fairchild), and Dr. Lisa Lombard, RHI Medical Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician.

Several local and state news media personnel were present at this conference.

Fairchild was seriously injured July 1 in Panama City, Fla when the line from her parasail snapped. The 17-year-old young lady flew into the side of a condominium building and hit a power line before striking a parked car.

Michael thanked everyone for their thoughtfulness and prayers during this time, and stated that “Alexis is progressing well, and I feel is at the best place for her treatment”.  Dr. Lombard, added that with the injury Alexis has sustained “she will obtain comprehensive intense acute therapy which will include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Rehabilitation Nursing, and Neuropsychology.”