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Anna DeLoach

29 College of Pharmacy Seniors, Alumni Match to Residencies Nationwide

May 19, 2022 | Twenty-nine UAMS College of Pharmacy seniors smiled for the camera as they announced their residency postings at a virtual ceremony held May 10. Through a live Zoom feed shared on social media, students shared their news on their residencies and congratulated each other for their hard work. At the conclusion of their Pharm.D. training, students...

Benjamin Waldrum
Victor Cardenas

UAMS Study Found Large Segment of Arkansans Still Susceptible to COVID-19 in Late 2020, 2021

May 19, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — A team of scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) carried out an eight-month seroprevalence survey that found 85% of the state’s population was still susceptible to the virus in late 2020. This project – which the Public Library of Science ONE recently published – focused on the number...

Kev' Moye
Cancer Institute Auxiliary members with UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson at an event honoring him as the organization's 2021 honoree.

Chancellor Named Cancer Institute Auxiliary Distinguished Honoree

May 18, 2022 | UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, was recognized May 12 as the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Auxiliary 2021 Distinguished Honoree at a reception at the home of Stuart Cobb, a longtime supporter and member of the Cancer Institute Board of Advisors. About 60 guests attended, including UAMS board members, Cancer Institute leaders and auxiliary board members....

Marty Trieschmann

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Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

UAMS Researchers Find Student Behavior Improves When Schools Serve Breakfast after Class Begins

May 12, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — A research team, which included Andres Cuadros-Menaca, Ph.D., and Michael Thomsen, Ph.D., from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, discovered that schools providing breakfast after the school day begins (Breakfast After the Bell) experienced a decrease in student behavior issues. The study, published...

Kev' Moye
Kristen Holmes
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UAMS Alumnus Named Clinician of the Year at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Memphis

May 17, 2022 | Kristen J. Holmes, PT, DPT, 2018 doctoral alumnus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named the 2021 Clinician of the Year by her peers at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Memphis. Each year, Encompass Health recognizes employees providing exemplary service and outstanding care to patients. The Clinician of the Year is...

David Wise
Recipients of the 10th annual Professional Nursing Awards are, left to right, Rosalyn Perkins, Holly Jenkins, Brittany Johnson, Donna Malone and Deborah Johnson.
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Nurses Week Honors, Celebrates UAMS Nurses

May 19, 2022 | Nurses week 2022 began on Thursday, May 5, with a kick-off ceremony in the Lobby Gallery featuring opening remarks by Chief Nursing Officer Trenda Ray, introduction of the Nurses Rock Committee, and a blessing of the hands by Director of the Pastoral Care Department Susan McDougal.

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