Telehealth and Stroke
Presenter: Tina Benton, RN
Tina Benton is the program director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines and Education Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Oversight Director of the Center for Distance Health. Benton assisted in the initial and ongoing development of ANGELS from 2003 to present. Prior to 2003 Benton served in the Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine as the statewide Perinatal Outreach Nurse. Benton along with the Medical Director, Dr. Curtis Lowery, accepted the American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for the ANGELS program in 2007, and in 2011 the UAMS Center for Distance Health(CDH) received the institutional award as best program in the nation. CDH also received a 102 million dollar grant from the Department of Commerce in 2010 to expand broadband and interactive video equipment for the purpose of healthcare, education, research and public safety. CDH acts as an expert consultant and advocate to develop creative telemedicine initiatives in all areas of health care delivery. Benton has presented posters at several Telemedicine-associated and Perinatal meetings in the United States. Tina received her BSN in nursing at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and she is a long-standing member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
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