The University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (UAB-TBIMS) maintains this Information Network as a resource to promote knowledge in research, health, and quality of life for people with traumatic brain injuries, their families, and TBI-related professionals. Here, you will find educational materials and information on research activities of the UAB-TBIMS along with links to outside (Internet) information. Although there are many informative commercial (.com) websites, this website only links to information materials originating from educational, organizational, and government entities.
The UAB-TBIMS conducts research, distributes their research findings to both clinical and consumer audiences, collaborates with other clinical research programs and, participates in the Model Systems Database.
This Center operates within the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which is located at Spain Rehabilitation Center in the UAB Hospital complex. This location allows the organization to establish links with emergency medical service agencies throughout the state, and with state vocational rehabilitation and long-term follow-up programs.