Ruth Rimmer

Navigating Resources After A Burn Injury

Dr. Rimmer has been working in the field of burn injury for 26 years. During her tenure at the Arizona Burn Center, a verified US Burn Center of Excellence, she served as the Family Service Director and also as the Director of Psycho/Social/Prevention Research. The Arizona Burn Center is one of the busiest burn centers in the nation. Dr. Rimmer was responsible for assisting victims and their families with the rehabilitative needs. She also developed research protocols and published and lectured regarding the psycho/social and pain management issues on a national and international level. She has been providing life care plans for burn, electrical, amputation, trauma, and spinal cord injured individuals for over 15 years. She has also authored and lectured extensively on the important aspects of burn and electrical injury-related life care plans. Rimmer is also fluent in Spanish.