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Friday, March 4, 2016

Neurosciences administrative director selected by Franciscan St. Francis Health

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Annette Seabrook, MPT, MHA, has been appointed administrative director of neurosciences for Franciscan St. Francis Health.

She has served as the interim director of neurosciences the last five months. In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day operations of the hospital’s neurosciences programsm, including sleep, spine, stroke and inpatient rehabilitation.

Seabrook began her service with Franciscan St. Francis in 2010 as the program director for the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation center, where she was responsible for operational leadership. She lalso ed an initiative that garnered the hospital’s first specialty accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, including the first Stroke Specialty Program accreditation.

A board-certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Seabrook worked at other rehabilitation hospitals in Indianapolis and Chicago before joining Franciscan Alliance.

Seabrook, a licensed physical therapist, received her undergraduate degree from Augustana College (Illinois) and earned a master’s degree in physical therapy at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She later earned a master of health administration degree at Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis.

Among her many professional associations, she holds current memberships with the Indiana Healthcare Executive Network, Indiana Regent Advisory Council in Indiana for ACHE, National Spinal Cord Injury Association and is the chair of the Indiana Hospital Association Rehabilitation Task Force.

An Indianapolis resident, Seabrook also helped spearhead the creation of the Indiana General Assembly legislation to establish the Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research.