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UAMS to Host Virtual Conference March 17 for Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors

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The UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation is hosting the 2022 Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors’ Day Virtual Conference on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The conference, supported by the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program, the Trauma Rehabilitation Resource Program and the Arkansas Department of Health, is a free educational event for Arkansans living with brain injury, as well as their family members, friends and caregivers. . It will offer educational activities and a neuropsychology panel. Additionally, Constance Tullis, who sits on the Brain Injury Board of Arkansas, will share her survivor story.

This event is not intended for healthcare providers, but they are encouraged to share conference details with survivors and caregivers.

To register for the event, visit

For more information, contact Amber Watson at [email protected] or call (501) 526-7656.

UAMS is the only health sciences university in the state, with colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health professions, and public health; a doctoral school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwestern Arkansas Regional Campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute, and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical activities. UAMS is the only Level 1 adult trauma center in the state. US News and World Report Recognized UAMS Medical Center as Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationally for the third year; and named five high performing areas – colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. Forbes The magazine ranked UAMS seventh in the nation on its list of Best Diversity Employers. UAMS also ranked in the top 30% nationally on Forbes’ List of Top Employers for Women and was the only Arkansas employer included. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six resident dentists. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide patient care at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. To visit Where Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube Where instagram.