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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

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Outcomes and Perceived Needs among Individuals with Severe Injuries in Indiana July 8th, 2009

James Malec, PhD (Principal Investigator; RHI), Jacob Kean, PhD (RHI/IU-Bloomington), Joseph Thomas, PhD (Purdue), Susan Perkins and Tracie Pettit (IN Trauma Registry); funded by the Indiana Spine and Brain Injury Research Fund

Investigators from the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, Purdue University and the Indiana Trauma Registry received funding from the Indiana Spine and Brain Injury Research Fund to conduct research aimed at expanding scientific knowledge about the long term outcomes and perceived needs of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) and other severe injuries, expanding knowledge about injury-related and demographic factors associated with outcomes and perceived needs, developing methods for conducting follow-up with individuals with SCI and TBI that may be used by the Indiana Trauma Registry in the future, and exploring the potential to link the Indiana Trauma Registry to other relevant State of Indiana databases.  Population-referenced long term follow-up studies like this are few, and no prior study has focused onIndianaresidents specifically. The study should yield valuable scientific information and provideIndianaresearchers, care providers, and policy makers with practical information to guide the development of systems of care and services, public policy, and future research to assist those who have experienced severe traumatic injuries to return to full and productive lives.