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UAMS, Our House Announce $2.5 Million Program to Provide Mental Health, Parenting Support for Mothers and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Nov. 13, 2018 | A program to provide homeless and near homeless pregnant women and mothers with young children access to behavioral health services was announced today by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Our House, a Little Rock non-profit center serving homeless and near-homeless populations in central Arkansas. The Home Together project is funded with...

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Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., a myeloma researcher and clinician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, recently led an international medical team in establishing treatment guidelines for Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues.
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UAMS Physician Establishes International Guidelines for Treating Castleman Disease

Oct. 8, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., a myeloma researcher and clinician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was lead author on a recently published paper that for the first time establishes treatment guidelines for patients with a form of Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related...

Linda Haymes
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UAMS Named High Performer for Third Consecutive Year by Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Nov. 14, 2018 | For the third consecutive year, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been recognized as a high performer by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). UAMS is one of only 54 such high-performing organizations in the U.S. recognized by AHP. High performers represent the organizations in the top 25 percentile for net production...

Benjamin Waldrum
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National Family Caregiver Month Event Recognizes Caregivers

Nov. 8, 2018 | The Schmieding Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the UAMS Texarkana Regional Center on Aging on Nov. 15 will honor Lenn Lee and JoAnn Ward with their local Caregiver of the Year award. November is National Family Caregiver Month, and the public is invited to the award presentation....

Ben Boulden
Cesar Hurtado, M.D honored by LULAC
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UAMS Resident Honored at 18th Annual LULAC Gala

Nov. 7, 2018 | Cesar Hurtado, M.D., a third-year family medicine resident at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was recently honored at the 18th annual LULAC Education Fund Gala on Nov. 3 at The Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville. LULAC provides local Hispanic youths with educational opportunities through scholarships and education programs....

David Wise
Arkansas Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe, M.D., speaks at the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit in Conway
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Life Sciences Summit: Health Care Needs Innovation and Flexibility

Nov. 6, 2018 | Business and economic disruption is coming to health care, Arkansas Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe, M.D., said Oct. 25 at the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit in Conway “Uber and AirBNB were successful in going around the transportation and hotel industries, and that is what is beginning to happen in health care,” Bledsoe said. “It’s going to...

Ben Boulden
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G. Richard Smith, M.D., Named Chairman of UAMS Department of Psychiatry

Nov. 6, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — G. Richard Smith, M.D., has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and director of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute. Smith served as chairman of the Department of Psychiatry from 2001 to 2013, during which he oversaw the...

Tim Taylor

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