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Robin McAtee, Ph.D., director of the Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative and assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Geriatrics.

UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative Receives $5 Million Grant to Support Training Programs

July 22, 2024 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a five-year, $5 million federal grant to support the UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative in its mission to improve the quality of care for older adults. The Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program grant, awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of...

Chris Carmody
A health care worker points to a pill in a contraceptive box while speaking with a patient.

UAMS to Provide Contraceptive Services, Education in 14 Rural Arkansas Counties

July 18, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will provide contraceptive services and reproductive health education to women living in rural Arkansas counties in an effort to prevent unintended pregnancies and to improve access to women’s health care in Arkansas. Through a private philanthropic grant awarded to the UAMS Institute for Community Health...

David Wise
Subaru Blanket Donation

Little Rock Subaru Delivers Blankets for UAMS Blood Cancer Patients

July 18, 2024 | Blood cancer patients at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute received a little more assistance going through their journey, thanks to Subaru of Little Rock and the Arkansas Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Subaru of Little Rock delivered 80 blankets and 30 patient care kits to the UAMS Patient...

Nathan Tidwell

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Saline Memorial Hospital Opens UAMS Milk Bank Depot

July 19, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — Saline Memorial Hospital, in support of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Milk Bank, has opened a milk depot in Benton. The new milk depot is a designated space for women to donate milk, which will be sent to the UAMS Milk Bank for screening, pasteurization and nutritional analysis. After...

Andrew Vogler
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Two College of Pharmacy Alumni Receive National Leadership Awards

July 15, 2024 | The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) recently recognized two UAMS College of Pharmacy alumni, Brenda McCrady, P.D., COP ’86, and Lenora Newsome, P.D., COP ’80, with awards for leadership. “Brenda’s dedication and service to the people of Arkansas and contributions to NABP are the reason awards like this exist to honor our exemplary...

Benjamin Waldrum
UAMS orthopaedics and sports medicine team members pose in front of the Arkansas Graveler map.
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UAMS Team Members Take to the Backroads to Provide Medical Support for Arkansas Graveler

July 15, 2024 | Six University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) team members recently spent a week traveling rural Arkansas backroads to provide medical coverage for the Ozark Foundation’s Arkansas Graveler event. The Arkansas Graveler is a multiday, 350-mile gravel cycling festival that takes place across rural Arkansas. This year, it started in Fayetteville on a Sunday and...

David Wise
Clement Aladesofi, MVP for July 2024

Clement Aladesofi

July 12, 2024 | Meet Clement Aladesofi, the MVP for July. Clement serves UAMS as a patient care technician on H9 of the Medical Center. In the course of his work, he puts into practice the UAMS values of integrity, respect, diversity and health equity, teamwork, creativity, excellence and safety.

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