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Tampa Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center

The Tampa Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center is one of five facilities in the country designed to provide intensive rehabilitative care to veterans and service members who experienced severe injuries (including brain injuries) to more than one organ system.

James A. Haley (Tampa) Veterans' Hospital

13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa FL 33612                     

 Name TitleEmailPhone  
  Risa Nakase-Richardson, Ph.D. Principal Investigator, VA Liaison to NIDRR TBIMS (813) 972-2000, 5309    
  Marc Silva, Ph.D. Site Co-Principal Investigator (813) 972-2000, 5613    
  Leah Drasher-Phillips, MPH Project Manager (813) 972-2000, 1683     
  Dave Mellick, M.A. Director Quality Support and Technology Core (303) 789-8563    
  Danielle O'Connor, MA, MPH Research Associate  Danielle.O' (813) 853-4310    
  Amanda Royer, B.A. DVBIC Research Associate (813) 614-3455    
  Brad Rechkemmer, MPH  Biostatistician (813) 972-2000, 1681    
  Jill Massengale, DNP, ARNP-C  Co-Investigator (813) 972-2000, 5278    
  Steven Scott, DO  Co-Investigator; Physiatrist, PM&R Chief (813) 972-2000, 7506    
  Padmaja. Ramaiah, MSBME  Research Associate (813) 981-2313    
  Tamara McKenzie-Hartman, Psy.D.  Co-Investigator (813) 972-2000, 1687    
  Bridget Cotner, Ph.D.  Co-Investigator (813) 903-4529    
  Marissa McCarthy, M.D.  Co-Investigator (813) 972-2000, 5292    

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