Patient Support Resources


Brain Tumor Support Group – Brain Buddies

Provides education and support for patients, family members, and caregivers
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The Kirklin Clinic, 5th floor Neurosurgery Conference Room
For further information, call 205.934.2921


Brain Aneurysm Support Group

Support for patients, family members, and caregivers
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:30 PM
The Kirklin Clinic, 5th floor Neurosurgery Conference Room
For further information, call 205.934.1430


Pituitary Pals Support Group

This is a newly established group to provide education as well as support for patients with pituitary disorders, their family members, and caregivers. The group held their first meeting on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Kirklin Clinic's 1st floor Learning Center. Dr. Brooks Vaughan, UAB Endocrinologist, presented on the topic "Hormone Replacement".

The group plans to meet quarterly. The next meeting will be August 12, 2014 held at The Kirklin Clinic's 1st floor Learning Center. Dr. Kristen Riley, UAB Department of Neurosurgery, will be speaking on "Pituitary Tumors: Does Size Matter?"

For more information about the group, please email Tracy Rouse, RN at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                    TracyRouse       DrVaughan
 
                               Above left: Tracy Rouse, RN display the flyer and patient gift bag for the
                               inaugural meeting of Pituitary Pals.

                               Above right: Brooks Vaughan, M.D. presents on the topic of "Hormone
                               Replacement" at the inaugural meeting of Pituitary Pals.


Additional Resources

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Patient Guide