Flora Hammond, M.D.
Project Director & Principal Investigator
Flora McConnell Hammond, M.D., is board certified in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine. She is Professor and Chair of PM&R at IUSM and Chief of Medical Affairs at RHI. She has extensive research experience, including serving as TBIMS PD since 1998 (Carolinas 1998-2012 and Indiana 2012 – present), and PI/Site PI for numerous multi-site site studies. Her work has focused on improving long-term TBI outcomes, with extensive research in emotion regulation, its impact, and treatment. She co-chairs ACRM Chronic Brain Injury Task Force, chairs TBIMS Aging SIG, serves on Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation editorial board, and authored >140 peer-reviewed publications. Honors include: Association of Academic Physiatrists Young Academician Award, BIA-A William Caveness Award, and the Robert L. Moody Prize.