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Visiting undergraduates heard from current UAMS students during a lunch discussion panel.

Undergraduates Visit UAMS on Diversity Day

March 8, 2019 | Undergraduate students from across the state got a personal introduction to UAMS and the variety of career options available in health care recently through Diversity Day. More than 145 students and 15 advisors from 20 Arkansas universities and a few surrounding states attended the annual conference-style event, hosted by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs....

Spencer Watson

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Largest-ever number of UAMS Medical Students Matched with Residency Positions

March 20, 2019 | With its largest class of graduating medical students about to begin their medical residencies, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is helping expand access to health care across the state, helped in part by new residency programs. Senior medical students are matched with a residency of three to seven years depending on their...

Liz Caldwell
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Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 21 in Fort Smith

March 19, 2019 | The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 21 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 5:30 p.m. to...

Ben Boulden
UAMS Northwest Regional Campus students and faculty from multiple departments (medicine, pharmacy and physical therapy) attend a culinary medicine workshop at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food in Bentonville.
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Cooking for a Healthier State

March 21, 2019 | “You are what you eat.”“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”Most of us have heard phrases like these over the years. And many of us have taken them to heart because they sound like common sense. But we probably never thought much about the science that actually supports them.

David Wise
Myeloma patient Laura Drake and husband Marty of Idalou, Texas, celebrate her continued remission annually with a cocktail party in Lubbock with their friends. The party raises awareness of the disease and money, more than $5000, for the Myeloma Center.
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Grateful Texan Holds Party for Myeloma Center

March 21, 2019 | March 21, 2019 | Texan Laura Drake loves a good party — especially when it’s raising money for a worthy cause. Since Drake’s remission from myeloma in January 2014, that worthy cause has been helping fellow myeloma patients at UAMS. For the past three years, the 57-year-old church secretary and husband Marty, a cotton farmer,...

Linda Haymes
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Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 30 in El Dorado

March 19, 2019 | The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 10 a.m. –...

Ben Boulden
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UAMS Names 11 New Northwest Arkansas Resident Physicians

March 18, 2019 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced the names of the 11 new resident physicians who will begin practicing medicine in Northwest Arkansas on July 1. The new residents are: Irene Davis, D.O. – Hometown: Claremore, Okla. Tony Hoyt, M.D. – Hometown: Rogers, Ark. Hugo Lai, M.D. – Hometown: Des Plaines,...

David Wise

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CE Event, March 26: Connecting Across Professions -- 'Medical Ethics: End of Life Concerns'
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Shorey 5/08B (Note: this is a change from the normal room for Connecting Across Professions.)
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, March 29: 'Research in the Child Health & Exercise Medicine Program'
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Brandon Auditorium, first floor ACH South Campus
Arkansas Psychiatric Society Hosting Documentary Screening on March 29
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Ron Robinson Theater 100 River Market Ave., Little Rock, AR
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