Our experts are available for you —The following is a list of experts who may be contacted regarding health,
medical and research stories. To set up a media interview, please contact
the Methodist Rehabilitation Center public relations department by calling 601-364-3334
normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday).
Shirlene Allen, RN, BSN
Shirlene Allen is nurse manager for Stroke Program at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.
H. Chris Blount
H. Chris Blount is the executive director of the Wilson Research Foundation, which connects state-of-the-art research to state-of-the-art patient care at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.
Ginny Boydston, CTRS
Ginny Boydston, director of therapeutic recreation at Methodist, has introduced thousands of people with disabilities to activities and sports.
Clea Cornett Evans, PhD
Dr. Evans is a staff neuropsychologist who works on the inpatient brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury units at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.
Susan B. Greco, RN, MSN, CRRN
Susan Greco is vice president for patient care services and program director at Methodist Rehabilitation Center. She supervises and directs nursing and therapy practices for the hospital’s four major inpatient programs—brain injury, spinal...
Leon Grigoryev, M.D.
Samuel P. Grissom, MD
Dr. Grissom is medical director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Methodist Rehabilitation Center and has conducted research on the treatment of spasticity and its complications.
Robert Hirko, PhD
Robert Hirko is director of biomedical engineering department at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.
Bruce Hirshman, D.O.
Dr. Bruce Hirshman, a board certified pain management physician at Methodist Pain Management LLC, offers a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of pain. He uses injections, nerve blocks, medications, osteopathic manipulation and physician-directed...
James W. Irby Jr., PhD, ABPP-CN
Dr. Irby is a board-certified neuropsychologist who provides consultation services for the inpatient brain injury, stroke, and spinal injury units at Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Joe Jacobson, PT, DPT, OCS