Neurological diseases affect 14% of Americans, and that number is expected to triple by 2050, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). There is a serious shortage of Neurologists in the U.S. with just 4.6 Neurologists per 100,000 people. In Georgia, the number drops to just 3.3 Neurologists per 100,000 Georgians.
Tanner competes with hospitals across the country to recruit physicians, and the demand for neurologists and accelerate Tanner Health System's neurology program by years, if not decades.
We love keeping track of the work our organization has done in numbers to provide greater detail in outlining our impact.
Neurological diseases affect 14% of Americans. That is expected to triple by 2050.
Neurologists per 100,000 Georgians. That number is well below the national average.
dollars needed to fully fund the endowed chair of Neurology
Funds raised to date.
Local Parkinson's support group
Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Carroll County Alzheimer’s Support group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at The Birches at 10am.
201 Permian Way
Villa Rica GA
Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Support Groups
There were about 61,000 Traumatic Brain Injury-related deaths in the United States in 2019. That’s about 166 TBI-related deaths every day.
This is one example of the many educational resources we are providing to lend itself to a smarter outreach strategy. By doing this thing, we are able to provide for these other things and help this other very specific thing be brought to life. Our goal is to do this thing so that this bigger thing can happen.
Neurology Patient Support Group and Education
Local MS Support Group
Third Thursdayof the Month
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
9190 Campbellton Street | Douglasville, GA 30134
Contact: Stephanie | 770-577-0408
We are grateful for the opportunity to raise awareness and support for The James R Fulford Endowed Chair of Neurology and all of the many wonderful supporters, volunteers, and donors who believe in our mission.
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