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UAMS Researchers Find That COVID-19 Pandemic Increased Stress for Women

Aug. 17, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted women’s stress levels, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. The study, which was published by Dialogues in Health analyzed various factors that affected women in Arkansas, particularly working women in caregiver roles, and...

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Physicians take part in point-of-care ultrasound training at the UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

UAMS Begins Training for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program

Aug. 16, 2022 | More than two dozen physicians from across the state gathered at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in Little Rock for a training session that served as a first step in a program to expand the use of point-of-care ultrasound. Point-of-care ultrasound is a tool that helps...

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UAMS’ Ashley Nemec-Bakk, Ph.D., Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship for Space Health Research

Aug. 15, 2022 | Ashley Nemec-Bakk, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Division of Radiation Health and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is one of three researchers nationwide to receive a postdoctoral fellowship from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine. TRISH is backed by NASA’s Human Research Program, with...

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UAMS Heart Healthy Communities Project Teams Up with UCLA, Howard University Researchers

Aug. 18, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Heart Healthy Communities Project  is partnering with researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) and Howard University to proactively engage historically marginalized and disadvantaged populations, and provide crucial information and resources during public health crises. The goal is to improve the quality and...

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UAMS, Gannaway Drugstore, AFMC Partner to Provide Community Health Workers in Bradley County

Aug. 15, 2022 | UAMS, Gannaway Drugstore, AFMC Partner to Provide Community Health Workers in Bradley County FAYETTEVILLE – Isabel Densmore and Tabrina Blackmon were hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Gannaway Drugstore and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) to help people in Bradley County navigate the health care system....

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UAMS, AFMC, El Centro Hispano Partner to Provide Community Health Workers in Craighead County

Aug. 15, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Anita Acosta, Ricardo Terreaux and Fabiola Diaz were hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC), and El Centro Hispano to help people in Craighead County navigate the health care system. As embedded community health workers, Acosta, Terreaux and Diaz...

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Community health workers interact with community members.
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UAMS, AFMC Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Cleburne County

Aug. 15, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Michelle Davis was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) to help people in Cleburne County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Davis is available to answer basic health care questions and provide education...

David Wise
Community health workers interact with community members.
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UAMS, AFMC Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Baxter County

Aug. 15, 2022 | UAMS, AFMC Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Baxter County FAYETTEVILLE – Jayme Genz was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) to help people in Baxter County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Genz...

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