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Monitoring Safety and Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

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RHI TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH & ACADEMIC SUMMARY January 17th, 2014

2013 Translational Research & Academic Summary

 

 IUSM Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

Indiana TBI Model System

Indiana Center for Brain Rehabilitation, Advance Imaging, and Neuroscience (ICBRAIN)

 

AWARDS, APPOINTMENTS & RECOGNITIONS

Dawn Neumann, PhD, received the Deborah L. Wilkerson early Career Award at the Annual Meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Flora Hammond, MD and Lance Trexler, PhD were inducted as Fellows of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine at the annual meeting.

Flora Hammond, MD received that Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Baylor College of Medicine.

Flora Hammond, MD was named as one of the 2013 America’s Top Doctors and Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors.

Yolinda Goldin, Keith Cicerone, Joshua Cantor, Flora Hammond, and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner received the David Strauss Poster Award for their presentation “The miserable middle age: age and fatigue after TBI – NIDRR TBI Model System module study” at the Annual Meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Barbra Zupan, Dawn Neumann, Duncan Babbage, and Barry Willer received the ACRM BI-ISIG Early Career Best Poster Award for their presentation “Inferring emotion in social stories by people with traumatic brain injury” at the Annual Meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

James Malec, PhD served on the dissertation review committee for Rema Andrea Lillie, “Psychosocial functioning of children living with a brain-injured parent”  at University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

James Malec, PhD was recognized at the Colts game on December 15 by Wilson, Kehoe, and Winningham as “12th Man Fan of the Game” for his contributions to the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana and the Indianapolis community.

Awarded TBI Model Systems Project Directors Meeting, Washington, DC, December 2013
Best Papers for 2011 & 2012

Whiteneck GG, Dijkers MP, Heinemann AW, Bogner JA, Bushnik T, Cicerone KD, Corrigan JD, Hart T, Malec JF, Millis SR. Development of the Participation Assessment with Recombined Tools—Objective for use after traumatic brain injury.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011;92:542-551.

Harrison-Felix C, Kreider SED, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Brown AW, Dijkers MP, Hammond FM, Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Hirshson C, Whiteneck Gale, Zasler ZD: Life Expectancy Following Rehabilitation: A NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study. J Head Trauma Rehabil 2012;27:E69-80.

 GRANTS FUNDED

Hammond FM, local Principal Investigator, Malec JF, Co-Investigator (PI: David Arcienegas, TIRR, Houston, TX). Multicenter evaluation of memory remediation after traumatic brain injury with donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D). Five-year multi-center project funded by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Keiski M, Principal Investigator, Hammond FM, Rodgers R, Co-Investigators.  Memantine for neuroprotection and cognitive enhancement following traumatic brain injury.  Funded by Indiana Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund.

Malec JF. Co-investigator (PI:  Winnie Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark; Local PI:  Ken Yoshida, IUPUI Engineering) Natural sensory feedback for phantom limb pain modulation and therapy.  Funded by European Union.

Stenson KW, Principal Investigator, Hammond FM, Malec JF, Perkins S, Co-Investigators.  Adaptation of a Group Diabetes Prevention Program for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: A pilot study for feasibility and efficacy. Funded by Indiana Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund.

 PUBLICATIONS

 Peer reviewed

Brown AW, Leibson CL, Mandrekar J, Ransom JE, Malec JF.  Long-term survival after traumatic brain injury: a population-based analysis controlled for nonhead trauma. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Corrigan JD, Bogner J, Mellick D, Bushnik T, Dams-O’Connor K, Hammond FM, Hart T, Kolakowsky-Hayner S. Prior history of traumatic brain injury among persons in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013;10:1940-50.

Hammond FM, Knotts A, Pershad R, Norton HJ: Effectiveness of amantadine hydrochloride in the reduction of chronic irritability and aggression after traumatic brain injury: a randomized, controlled trial. J Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Epub ahead of print Nov 22, 2013; doi: 10.1097/01.HTR.0000438116.56228.de

Kean J, Malec JF, Cooper DB, Bowles AO.  Utility of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4 for self-reported outcomes in a military sample with traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  2013;12:2417-2424.

Krellman JW, Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Spielman L, Dijkers M, Hammond FM, Bogner J, Hart T, Cantor JB, Tsaousides T.  Predictors of follow-up completeness in longitudinal research on traumatic brain injury: Findings from the NIDRR TBI Model Systems program. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013.10.016, DOI: 10.1016. [Epub ahead of print]

Lequerica AH, Chiaravalloti ND, Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Hart T, Baños JH, Marquez De La Plata CD, Hammond FM, and Sherman TE. The Community Integration Questionnaire: factor structure across racial/ethnic groups in persons with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

Malec JF, Hammond FM, Flanagan S, Kean J, Sander A, Sherer M, Masel BE. Recommendations from the 2013 Galveston Brain Injury Conference for implementation of a chronic care model in brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2013;28:676-83.

Miller KK, Combs SA, Van Puymbroek M, Altenburger PA, Kean J, Dierks TA, Schmid AA. Fatigue and pain: Relationships with physical performance and patient beliefs after stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2013:20:347-55.

Nakase-Richardson R, Tran J, Cifu D, Barnett SD, Horn LJ, Greenwald BD, Brunner RC, Whyte J, Hammond FM, Yablon SA, Giacino JT.  Do Rehospitalization Rates Differ Among Injury Severity Levels in the NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Program? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013;10:1884-90.

Neumann D, Keiski M, McDonald BC, Wang Y. (Published ahead of print, December 2013). Neuroimaging and facial affect processing: Implications for traumatic brain injury. Brain Imaging and Behavior. DOI: 10.1007/s11682-013-9285-5

Neumann D, Zupan B, Malec JF, Hammond FM.  Relationships between alexithymia, affect recognition, and empathy after traumatic brain injury.  Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Salyers M, Brennan M, Kean J. Provider Expectations for Recovery Scale: Refining and validating a measure of provider attitudes. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 2013;36:153-59.

Whyte J, Nakase-Richardson R, Hammond FM, McNamee S, Giacino JT, Kalmar K, Greenwald BD, Yablon SA, Horn LJ.  Functional outcomes in traumatic disorders of consciousness: 5-year outcomes from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013;10:1855-60.

Zupan B, Neumann D. Affect recognition in traumatic brain injury: Responses to unimodal and multimodal media. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Books

Shin Ki Y. (ed)  Buschbacher RM.  (series ed), Cancer. Demos Medical Publishing, NYC, NY 2013.

Prahlow N, Kincaid J. (ed)  Buschbacher RM.  (series ed), Neuromuscular. Demos Medical Publishing, NYC, NY 2013

PRESENTATIONS

Buschbacher RM.  Therapeutic modalities. IU PMR Grand Rounds, Indianapolis, IN October 8

Davis CS, Tapp H, Dulin M, Hammond F, Hirsch MA, Cook JR, Hernandez de Urquita B, Smith H, Furuseth O, Brucato J, Tyson A, Jilg A: Measuring fidelity to community based participatory research: Evaluating the CBPR-ness of a community advisory board. applied communication division, National Communication Association annual convention, Washington, D. C., November 2013

Malec JF. Application and implementation of research in clinical practice.  Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Interdisciplinary Research and Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 5

Malec JF. Resource facilitation for vocational and community integration after acquired brain injury (keynote address) and Translating standardized assessment in a post-hospital intervention plan for acquired brain injury. WORKF1R$T:  Worth the Investment-10th Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counselors National Conference, Sydney, Australia, October 24-25

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov 12-16

  • Trexler LE, Langebahn D, Cicerone K.  Cognitive Rehabilitation Training (2-day workshop)
  • Backhaus S. Brain Injury Coping Skills (BICS) Workshop:  An intervention for survivors of brain injury and caregivers (half-day workshop)
  • Hammond FM, Tatlock T, Hinton JT, Thomas PW.  Brain injury as a chronic condition: policy, payer, and consumer perspectives. (Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua)
  • Hammond FM, Kean J, Neumann D, Malec JF.  Irritability and aggression after traumatic brain injury (TBI): new findings and clinical implications (symposium)
  • Neumann D. Alexithymia after brain injury:  What it is and why it deserves more attention. (Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award Winner presentation)
  • Goldin Y, Cicerone K, Cantor J, Hammond F, Kolakowsky-Hayner S: The miserable middle age: age and fatigue after TBI – NIDRR TBI Model System module study.  (David Strauss Poster Award)
  • Zupan B, Neumann D, Babbage DR, Willer B.  Inferring emotion in social stories by people with traumatic brain injury. (ACRM BI-ISIG Best Poster Award)

2013 RHI TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH & ACADEMIC SUMMARY