Brain Waves is a newsletter published twice annually by The University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (UAB-TBIMS). Past 10 years archived.
Brain Waves

Brain Waves - Issue 19 (1) 2021

  • Headline News
  • The Aftermath of Gunshot Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Research In Focus from the National Rehabilitation Information Center

Brain Waves - Issue 18 (2) 2020

  • Headline News
  • Understanding Caregiving Burnout after Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Covid-19 Resources

Brain Waves - Issue 18 (1) 2020

  • Headline News
  • Managing TBI health during COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Resources for people with disabilities

Brain Waves - Issue 17 (2) 2019

  • Headline News
  • Caregiving for a Spouse or Partner after Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Discover Caregiver Support Resources

Brain Waves - Issue 17 (1) 2019

  • Headline News
  • Caregiver Health
  • Learn about NIDILRR, the driver of disability-related research

Brain Waves - Issue 16 (2) 2018

  • Headline News
  • Spain Rehab launches new Post-Concussion Syndrome Clinic
  • Learn about MSKTC's education videos


Brain Waves - Issue 16 (1) 2018

  • Headline News
  • Driving after TBI
  • Learn about MSKTC's Systematic Reviews in TBI


Brain Waves - Issue 15 (2) 2017

  • Headline News
  • Understanding hypoxia and anoxia brain injury
  • Get answers to questions on using smart home devices for assistive technology
  • Learn about MSKTC hot topic resources designed to support people with TBI


Brain Waves - Issue 15 (1) 2017

  • Headline News
  • Families learn to manage their loved one's uncooperative behavior after TBI
  • Get answers to questions on recovery from concussion
  • Resource spotlight on the Center for Aphasia Research & Treatment and the Communication Matrix


Brain Waves - Issue 14 (2) 2016

  • Headline News
  • Families learn to manage their loved one's agitation after TBI
  • Get answers to questions on medically managing agitation
  • Resource spotlight on moderate to severe TBI


Brain Waves - Issue 14 (1) 2016

  • Headline news
  • Getting the Most from PT and OT after Rehabilitation
  • Participate in UAB research
  • We answer your questions about Ticket to Work


Brain Waves - Issue 13 (2) 2015

  • Headline news
  • Easing the transition from rehabilitation to home
  • Get answers to questions on caregiver depression
  • Resource spotlight on TBI Infocomics


Brain Waves - Issue 13 (1) 2015

Check out our newsletter's new, modern look with interactive features and more information that you can use.

  • Headline news
  • Learn how to improve balance, strength and endurance at home
  • Find out how to participate in research
  • We answer your questions on employment
  • Get the facts on vision problem and getting back to school


Brain Waves - Issue 12 (2) 2014

Check out our newsletter's new, modern look with interactive features and more information that you can use.

  • Headline news
  • Stay active after TBI by engaging your mind
  • Find out how to participate in research
  • We answer your questions on dysphagia
  • Get the facts on problems with sleep and problems with balance after TB.


Brain Waves - Issue 12 (1) 2014

PDF with interactive features. Read Headline News, an article on UAB's Home-Based Cognitive Activity Guide and a summary of research into mild and major depression.

Brain Waves - Issue 11 (2) 2013
PDF with interactive features. Read Headline News, an article on Obamacare and people with disabilities, and returning to driving.

Brain Waves - Issue 11 (1), 2013
This issue features a new content layout with PDF interactive features. Read Headline News, an article on managing temper outbursts, and a spotlight on the new UAB-TBIMS research project.

Brain Waves (Issue 10, 2012)
The issue recaps in 5-year activities (2007-2012) of the UAB-TBIMS.