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Meet the Staff

Robin Hanks, PhD, ABPP
Project Director

  • Chief of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, Director of Training in Clinical Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan; Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Adjunct Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Psychology Department, Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Windsor.  Works with staff, families and patients in the outpatient clinics.
  • Principal Investigator
    • Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS):
    1. The Efficacy of a Group Intervention to Develop Resilience in Family Members of Individuals with TBI
    2. The Menopause Transition in Women with TBI for RIM site
  • Co-Investigator
    • Characterization and Treatment of Chronic Pain after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Return to Driving after Moderate-Severe TBI

Lisa Rapport, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Principal Investigator
  • Co-Investigator
    • The Menopause Transition in Women with TBI
    • Return to Driving after Moderate-Severe TBI

Scott Millis, PhD, ABPP, Cstat

  • Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor in Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Co-Investigator and Biostatistician for SEMTBIS

Brigid Waldron-Perrine, PhD, ABPP

  • Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Detroit Medical Center, Tenet Physician Group
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Works with staff, families and patients in assessment and treatment of TBI in the outpatient clinics.
  • Co-Investigator, The Efficacy of a Group Intervention to Develop Resilience in Family Members of Individuals with TBI

Daniela Ristova-Trendov, MD

  • Research Associate, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • The Efficacy of a Group Intervention to Develop Resilience in Family Members of Individuals with TBI
  • Quality of Life in Caregivers of Traumatic Brain Injury:The TBI-Care QOL Study
  • The Menopause Transition in Women with Traumatic Brain Injury

Carole Koviak, RN, MSA
Coordinator

  • Research Associate, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Form II Data Collector
  • Responsible for the longitudinal follow-up and recruitment of participants for the menopause and TBI study.

Summar Reslan, Ph.D., ABPP

  • Co-Investigator, The Efficacy of a Group Intervention to Develop Resilience in Family Members of Individuals with TBI
  • Form I Data Collector
  • Responsible for recruitment of participants and data collection on the neuroscience unit.

Robert Kotasek, MA

  • Research Associate, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Data Analyst
  • Responsible for database creation and management, statistical analysis and data entry, literature searches and review, along with study participant recruitment and data collection.

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