HOUSTON (April 23, 2008)

2 p.m. - Emilio Navaira was transferred today to TIRR Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center to begin the next phase in his recovery.

For decades, TIRR Memorial Hermann has been a leader in providing exceptional care to those who have been impacted by a disabling injury or illness. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been named one of the leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News and World Report for 18 consecutive years. "Although he still has a long way to go in his recovery, this is certainly a major milestone, and it is very encouraging for him and his family." said Dr. Alex Valadka