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BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND INC

Baltimore, MD   |  www.biamd.org

Mission

Our Mission is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, education, advocacy, and promotion of research.

Ruling year info

1983

Executive Director

Mr. Bryan Pugh

Main address

2200 Kernan Dr

Baltimore, MD 21207 USA

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EIN

52-1279693

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (P01)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We provide information, assistance, education and outreach to individuals with brain injuries, their families, caregivers, and those healthcare professionals who support them.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Maryland Brain Injury Connection Center

1.800.221.6443 - Free Information and Assistance for brain injury survivors, their families, caregivers and the health and education professionals who serve them.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth
Health

The Waiver for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury is a home and community based Medicaid waiver program, administered by the Mental Hygiene Administration that was implemented in July of 2003. The program provides opportunities for community-based services to individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury after the age of 17 and who meet the medical, financial, and technical criteria for the program. Technical eligibility criteria requires that individuals are residents in state psychiatric hospitals, state owned and operated nursing facilities, or Maryland licensed chronic hospitals that are CARF accredited in inpatient brain injury rehabilitation.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of phone calls/inquiries

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Maryland Brain Injury Connection Center

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our Mission:
The Brain Injury Association of Maryland shall be the voice of those affected by brain injury through advocacy, education, and research.

Our Vision:
We bring health, hope, and healing to thousands of Marylanders living with brain injury, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

We Take Action...
...by providing leadership and support for a wide variety of projects and programs in resource coordination, prevention, education, advocacy and self-determination.

Prevention and Awareness Programs
Each year, BIAMD not only attends but hosts a variety of events to promote brain injury prevention and awareness. We participate in many health care fairs, educational forums and community and school outreach events.

Education Programs
BIAMD's preeminent event is our Annual Three-day Educational Conference traditional held in the spring, most recently in March, Brain Injury Awareness Month. It is one of the largest and best attended conferences devoted exclusively to brain injury in the Mid-Atlantic region. We also conduct seminars and trainings for healthcare and disability professionals, school systems, individuals with brain injury, family members/caregivers, and the general public.

Self Determination and Advocacy
Our efforts include advocacy on local, state and national levels. Most recently, BIAMD spearheaded an initiative with many other dedicated organizations and legislators to pass legislation creating a Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund for Marylanders who have exhausted all other options for their treatment. In addition, BIAMD holds four seats on the Maryland TBI Advisory Board and we have representation on many state and disability workgroups and taskforces. We also encourage and support the numerous Brain Injury Support and Caregiver Groups around the state.

Resource Coordination
Founded in 1983 by parents of children with brain injuries, the Brain Injury Association of Maryland is the only Maryland non-profit designed solely to provide information and assistance families dealing with the life altering circumstances surrounding brain injuries. Our resource specialists provide, free of charge, information, educational materials, resource coordination, support and hope to individuals with brain injury and their families. Our Resource Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and by appointment. We have a statewide toll-free hotline (800.221.6443), maintain a lending library, and publish a weekly electronic newsletter, #5ThoughtsFriday. BIAMD provides Transitional Case Management and Case Management services specific to the Maryland Brain Injury Waiver Program. The BIAMD also provides trainings throughout the state to educate about brain injury, and related topics. In addition, we assist with research, outcome dissemination, and clinical trial subject recruitment.

We have been able to expand our role in working with at-risk populations of individuals with brain injuries by successfully advocating for the expansion of brain injury waiver services for more individuals and hired a fourth case manager to be able to adequately provide services for those new individuals.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND INC

Board of directors
as of 02/28/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Julie Karp

Sinai Hospital

Term: 2023 - 2024

Karen Memphis

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center - University of Maryland

W.Andrew Gantt

Gantt Law, LLC

Gil Abramson

Jackson Lewis

Joan Carney

Kennedy Krieger

Julie Karp

Sinai Rehabilitation Medicine

Beth Mulcahey

Levindale Hebrew Hospital and Nursing Center

Beverlie Acree

MITRE

Samantha Adams

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Maureen Scarboro

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center - University of Maryland

Mark Grant

Mark Grant CPA

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/18/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

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Disability

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