Program Highlights

  • Launched in the mid-1980s and serves 8 counties in southwest Missouri
  • Located in the Department of Emergency/Trauma Services at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri
  • Sponsored by neurosurgeon, Brian Curtis, MD
  • ThinkFirst For Kids and ThinkFirst For Teens available
  • Donna Hughes, RN was appointed Director in 2014

Donna Hughes

Donna Hughes, RN


Mercy Joplin Hospital

100 Mercy Way

Joplin, 64804