Tag: traumatic brain injuries

MHS hopes to promote better understanding, treatment of traumatic brain injury

MHS hopes to promote better understanding, treatment of traumatic brain injury

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries continue to be a top focus in the Defense Health Agency. According to the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, or DVBIC, more than 380,000 service members have been diagnosed with a TBI since 2000.

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TAMC ‘thinks ahead’ to observe Brain Injury Awareness Month

TAMC ‘thinks ahead’ to observe Brain Injury Awareness Month

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

HONOLULU — As the nation observes Brain Injury Awareness Month in March, Tripler Army Medical Center brings awareness to this important health issue and its impact on the nation’s warfighters.

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Personnel head outdoors to partake in all sorts of activities in warm weather, such as a simple playground visit, sports, swimming or evening motorcycle rides.

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New attention focuses on head, neck combat casualty care

New attention focuses on head, neck combat casualty care

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 7,000 U.S. service members sustained head and neck wounds during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, twice the incidence of these injures seen in previous conflicts.

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Tripler’s Brain Injury Clinic provides clients outpatient care

Tripler’s Brain Injury Clinic provides clients outpatient care

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

At TAMC’s Brain Injury Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of specialists work with patients to improve memory, thinking, hearing, balance, emotional changes, sleep, vision and to relieve headaches with the goal of improving function and reducing symptoms.

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Soldier inducted into Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame

Soldier inducted into Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Advocate and founder of American Women Veterans Foundation, Sgt. 1st Class Genevieve Chase, senior special agent, Company C, 301st Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade, was inducted into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame during its 8th Annual Summit and Reception, Tuesday, at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

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TAMC promotes brain injury services, awareness

TAMC promotes brain injury services, awareness

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center hosted an open house in honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, March 21.

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Region’s TBI open house to educate beneficiaries

Region’s TBI open house to educate beneficiaries

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

A brain injury awareness open house is scheduled to help educate beneficiaries about brain injury services and support systems available, here.

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Brain Injury Awareness Month puts the spotlight on TBIs

Brain Injury Awareness Month puts the spotlight on TBIs

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and provides an opportune time to learn more about traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.

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Women can suffer same deployment ills as men

Women can suffer same deployment ills as men

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

It once was thought that service women were neither exposed to the same combat situations as men, nor developed the same psychological injuries.

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