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UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson speaks to an audience gathered at the UAMS Northeast Regional Campus to celebrate campus' 40th anniversary.

UAMS Northeast Regional Campus Celebrates 40th Anniversary

July 18, 2019 | July 18, 2019 | Forty years of working to educate family residents to fill gaps in care created by the shortage of physicians in rural Arkansas filled the atrium of the UAMS Northeast Regional Campus building on July 16 with applauding, appreciative well-wishers. The more than 100 former residents, local officials and staff were there...

Ben Boulden
Astha Malhotra, Ph.D., discusses her research in 3-D printing and tissue regeneration during a kick-off meeting of the entrepreneurship training program.

UAMS Translational Research Institute Launches Entrepreneurship Training Program with University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

July 17, 2019 | A first-of-its-kind entrepreneurship training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will teach its most promising young innovators how to move their health-science technologies into the marketplace. The UAMS Translational Research Institute kicked off the program with the announcement of its first four postdoctoral trainees in the Health Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship...

David Robinson
Edith Irby Jones, M.D., enrolled at UAMS in 1948 as the first African American to enroll in an all-white medical school in the South.

Edith Irby Jones, M.D., Trailblazing Medical Pioneer, Passes Away at 91

July 16, 2019 | Edith Irby Jones, M.D., who became a pioneer when she enrolled at UAMS in 1948 as the first African American to enroll in an all-white medical school in the South, and who went on to a distinguished career as a doctor, educator and philanthropist, passed away on July 15. She was 91. “All of UAMS...

Benjamin Waldrum

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Hannah Williams, M.D., Joins Women’s Mental Health Clinic

July 17, 2019 | Psychiatrist Hannah Williams, M.D., has joined the Women’s Mental Health Clinic in the Psychiatric Research Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The Women’s Mental Health Clinic treats women who are struggling with mental health issues and are pregnant, postpartum or having difficulty getting pregnant. This can include drug use disorders like...

Amy Widner
Physicians and medical students walked with patients and members of the community at UAMS' first Walk with a Doc event.
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UAMS Reaches Out to Community with Walk with a Doc Program

July 16, 2019 | UAMS kicked off its Walk with a Doc and Walk with a Future Doc programs June 29 at War Memorial Stadium. Physicians and medical students answered health questions from patients and community members, all while taking a stroll around War Memorial.

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irst Patient-Oriented Seminar on Diabetic Retinopathy and Nutrition Held at JEI
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First Patient-Oriented Seminar on Diabetic Retinopathy and Nutrition Held at JEI

July 19, 2019 | On Friday, June 14th, Heather Vines, BSN, RN, CRNO of the Jones Eye Institute presented our first patient educational seminar focusing on diabetes, eye disease, and nutrition. It was well attended and participants were very interactive with our two invited dieticians, Cayla-Marie Jackson and Andrea Tappe. The presentations centered on diabetic eye disease and the role...

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“Combating the Opioid Crisis and Chronic Pain” conference in April was one of many events sponsored by the UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative to provide training for geriatric health care professionals, primary care practitioners, first responders, caregivers, older adults and those who provide services to older adults.
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UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative Awarded $3.7 Million by Health Resources and Services Administration

July 16, 2019 | The Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative (AGEC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a five-year grant of $3.74 million to provide geriatric training. The funding will provide training for geriatric health care professionals, primary care practitioners, first responders, caregivers, older adults and those who provide services to older adults. Robin McAtee, Ph.D.,...

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CE Event, July 23: Connecting Across Professions -- 'ACL Tears in the Growing Athlete'
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Shorey 5/25 or access remotely
CE Event, July 24: UAMS AR-IMPACT -- 'Pain Management Agreement Violations -- How to Handle This'
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PRI Conference Room 136 or access remotely
CE Event, July 26: PRI Project Echo -- 'Naltrexone in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder'
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PRI Room 158 or access remotely
CE Event July 26: ONE Team – 'Caring for Transgender Adolescents: A Panel Discussion'
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Shorey 5/25, ACH Chairman's Hall or access remotely
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, July 29: 'Dietary Protein for Muscle Size and Strength'
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Brandon Auditorium, ACH South Campus 11 Children's Way Little Rock
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