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UAMS Researcher Co-Authors Nature Communications Article Showing Higher Heart Failure Rates in Some COVID-19 Patients

Aug. 11, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — Patients previously hospitalized with COVID-19 had a 45% higher risk of heart failure than other hospitalized patients, according to the first national study of its kind, which was co-authored by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher. Lead author Husam M. Salah, M.D., at UAMS said the findings reported in...

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Mohammad Pakravan, M.D., MBA, Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

Aug. 8, 2022 | Mohammad Pakravan, M.D., MBA, has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Pakravan’s medical interests include neuro-ophthalmology, glaucoma, cataracts, and diseases of the cornea and anterior segment. “Dr. Pakravan is an internationally renowned expert in neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma,” said Paul Phillips, M.D., Jones Eye Institute...

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UAMS Researcher to Lead Study on Antibiotic Resistance in Fresh Vegetables in the United States

Aug. 2, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — En Huang, Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences, has received a three-year, $1 million research grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Huang and his team — which consists of Sun Hee...

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Nate Lemke discusses his summer research project at the ninth annual Central Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium at UAMS. He conducted his summer research at Hendrix College.
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Annual Arkansas Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium Returns to UAMS

Aug. 4, 2022 | Education in action was the theme of the ninth annual Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Nearly 100 undergraduate students presented their work on July 27, gathering with faculty mentors from institutions across the state and nation for the daylong summer symposium. The annual event had been...

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Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

White House Report on Maternal Mortality References Data from Study by Clare Brown, Ph.D.

July 29, 2022 | Clare Brown, Ph.D. MPH, of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, received a pleasant surprise upon learning that data from a project she authored was used in the June 2022 White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis report. Last fall, Brown, an associate professor in...

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UAMS Receives AAMC Telehealth Equity Catalyst Grant for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program

Aug. 5, 2022 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Institute for Digital Health & Innovation recently received a $15,000 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2022 Telehealth Equity Catalyst Awards and Pilot Grant for its sexual assault nurse examiner program. The grant supports TeleSANE, a program of the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation that offers...

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Beatriz Mondragon with the Arkansas Minority Health Commission provides a health screening for Marcovous Williams during the UAMS Midsouth Black Expo.
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Community Finds Fun, Health Information at UAMS Midsouth Black Expo

Aug. 4, 2022 | With high school band music and cheerful chatter as a backdrop, Marcovous Williams got some sobering news about her health. A health check at one of the 80 vendor booths at the UA MS Midsouth Black Expo revealed that she had high blood pressure. “I came to get more information about my health,” said Williams,...

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Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

ASRS Annual Meeting Sees Multiple Presentations from Jones Eye Institute

Aug. 3, 2022 | The UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute made an impact at the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, held July 13-16 in New York, with residents and faculty making 14 separate presentations. “We are proud to have a prolific research team that is internationally recognized,” said Paul Phillips, M.D., Jones...

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