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Occupational Therapy Month Spotlight: Jody Littlejohn

April 19, 2024

Boyd Nursing and Rehabilitation is excited to highlight our outstanding Occupational Therapists! Meet Jody Littlejohn!

Name, Title: Jody Littlejohn OTR/L, DOR

Tell us about your educational background: Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

How long have you been in healthcare?: 22 years practicing OTR/L, including 13 years as Director of Rehab

Why did you choose to pursue this career?: I was exposed to the therapy world as a young teen when my grand mother sustained a hip fracture and replacement which required rehabilitation.

What sparked your passion to work with this population?: I enjoy the opportunity to develop a relationship with my patients. I cherish the opportunity to learn about their history and hear the stories they have to share.

During a challenging time in healthcare, what keeps you motivated?: I am fortunate to work with a great rehab team that keeps me motivated

Welcome New Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert L. Russell, MD, MBA

April 8, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Robert L. Russell to our team as our new Chief Medical Officer! Dr. Russell brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in internal medicine and geriatric care, with a specific focus on post-acute care.

Prior to joining our team, Dr. Russell served as the former Regional Medical Director for the Midwest at CommuniCare Healthcare, where he honed his skills in long-term care. Currently, Dr. Russell holds pivotal roles in shaping geriatric healthcare in Indiana. He serves as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee for CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions, the state’s largest Area Agency on Aging, where he leads strategic planning efforts and oversees the Medical Nutrition Therapy Program. 

Dr. Russell is a committed advocate for healthcare excellence, having held leadership positions in various organizations, including two terms as President of the Indiana Medical Directors Association and membership on the executive board of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana. His collaborative efforts were recognized with the Collaborator of the Year award by CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions in 2023. Dr. Russell is also a respected keynote speaker and panelist on topics ranging from Alzheimer’s Disease to caregiver burden and value-based care.

Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Russell is a devoted husband and father of three. He finds joy in family time, basketball games, travel, and community service.

With his heart for healthcare and passion for making a difference, Dr. Russell’s addition will undoubtedly have a profound and lasting impact in the field of geriatric medicine. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Robert L. Russell as our Chief Medical Officer! We look forward to the invaluable contributions he will make to our organization and the community we serve.