The Art of Medicine Foundation was created by Ken LaRoe and Cindy LaRoe, M.D to inform, educate, support, and advocate on behalf of traumatic brain injury survivors, their families, and caregivers. The organization creates and supports events and initiatives to elevate awareness and raise funds to support causes that impact traumatic brain injury.
Since 2015, the Art of Medicine Foundation has raised over $680,000 to support brain injury research and treatment.
Organizations and Programs Supported Include:
University of Florida TRAuma, Concussion, and Sports Neuromedicine Program (UF TRACS), supporting care and research for patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. They are integrating and building upon foundation to develop a world class center of excellence for treatment, research, and education in Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Brain Injury Association of Florida is a statewide, non-profit organization dedicated to individuals who have survived a brain injury and their families. Founded in 1985 by the mother of a young man who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from a motor vehicle crash, BIAF’s mission is to “improve the quality of life for all persons with brain injury and their families by creating a better future through brain injury awareness, prevention, research, education, support services and advocacy.”
University of Florida Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration was founded on the philosophy that integrated, interdisciplinary care is the most effective approach for patients with movement disorders and disorders involving a group of circuits in the brain called the basal ganglia. The center delivers motor, cognitive and behavioral diagnoses as well as various treatments all in one centralized location. Care is coordinated and provided by leading specialists from many advanced medical and surgical services.
Florida Hospital Neuroscience Institute physicians are leading the way in research and advanced therapies, and U.S. News & World Report recognized Florida Hospital as one of America’s best hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery. Your nervous system supports everything you do. With leading-edge treatments and world-class expertise, our brain and spine specialists are dedicated to providing you with whole care throughout your entire journey.