Dawn M. Neumann

Dawn M. Neumann, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation



Dr. Neumann is an Associate Professor and Research Director at the Indiana University School of Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI).  She is also the Director of the Indiana University Interactive and Functional Assessment of Communication and Emotion (InterFACE) Center at RHI. Additionally, she is the founder of EmotEd, a small business creating treatments for emotional deficits after brain injury. She has her PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and a Masters in Cognitive Psychology from Rutgers, NJ. Dr. Neumann’s research centers on the study and treatment of emotional processing and dysregulation deficits after traumatic brain injury (TBI). She received the Mary E. Switzer Merit Fellowship from the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research in 2011, and the Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) in 2013. Dr. Neumann is involved in various service roles. She is an appointed member of the IU Faculty Development Coordinating Committee.  Dr. Neumann is also a very active member of ACRM, serving on numerous committees, Networking Groups, and Special Interest Groups. She also serves on the editorial review board for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (2012-present).   


(317) 329-2188 

Physical Medicine & Rehab
GH 4700 PHMR
Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Research Director, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana