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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

Ryan D. Nagy, M.D. June 29th, 2015

Ryan D. Nagy, MD, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief medical officer for the adult academic health center (AHC) effective June 12. The new role is a consolidation of the IU Health Methodist and University hospital’s CMO roles.

Among others, Nagy’s focus will be on:

Building more creative and productive relationships in the physican community and with IU School of Medicine and other related schools, as well as with potential partners, Supporting and developing approaches to improve physician alignment.  Leading the development of clinical and other aspects of the AHC of the Future.  Partnering with the adult AHC chief nursing officer and the quality leadership team to further develop a culture of safety and lead quality initiatives, and Collaborating with Jonathan Gottlieb, MD, chief medical officer for IU Health, on system-wide clinical initiatives.

Nagy is a graduate of IU School of Medicine and has been in practice for over eight years. He is an anesthesiologistfor IU Health Physicians at IU University Hospital and has participated in numerous IU Health initiatives, including leadeship of the Finance subcomittee of the AHC of the Future steering committee.