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Current Studies

Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Research Participant Registry March 27th, 2013

James Malec, Ph.D. – Principal Investigator The purpose of RHI’s Research Participant Registry is to create a RHI Research Participant Registry of individuals who are interested in participating or who have consented to participate in research at Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI). Development of the Research Participant Registry will allow
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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) and Memory/Attention in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) March 26th, 2013

Brenna McDonald, Psy.D., Flora Hammond, MD, Gwen Sprehn, Ph.D.  Funded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) A   randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind design, comparing the efficacy of three interventions: memory and attention training (MAAT), methylphenidate, and memory/attention training in combination with methylphenidate. Traumatic brain injury
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Neurobiological mechanisms underlying affect recognition deficits after brain injury March 26th, 2013

Dawn Neumann, PhD (PI), Wang Yang, PhD, Brenna McDonald, PhD, Arlene Schmid, PhD.  Indiana University Collaborative Research Grants (IUCRG). The ability to recognize how others feel (affect recognition) helps us to acknowledge and respond appropriately to the needs of others. Facial affect recognition is a complex process that relies on
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Couples Caring and Relating with Empathy-Brain Injury Program (Couples CARE): A skills-based intervention to improve marital satisfaction and adjustment after brain injury March 26th, 2013

Samantha Backhaus, PhD (PI), Dawn Neumann, PhD, Taryn Skejstal, PhD, funded by Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund (ISCBIRF).   This is a 2-year study that will be looking at the efficacy of doing a 16 week, small group, marital treatment program for couples after one of them
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A pilot study examining the relationship between anger and attributions of hostile intent after traumatic brain injury March 26th, 2013

Dawn Neumann (PI), Flora Hammond, MD, James Malec, PhD, funded by Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund. After a traumatic brain injury (TBI) it is common to have long-lasting problems with anger and aggression. These emotional and behavioral problems are tough to treat and often impact many other life aspects,
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Current Studies & Research
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

WANTED: Military Veterans, Service Members, and Civilians who have had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

WANTED: Military Veterans, Service Members, and Civilians who have had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Request to Take Part in a Study Titled: Treatment for Social Competence in Military Veterans,… Read More

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