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Hillary Williams, M.D., Movement Disorders Specialist, Joins UAMS Neurology Department

Dec. 6, 2021 | Hillary Williams, M.D., a specialist in movement disorders, has joined the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an assistant professor. Williams is a native Arkansan who recently completed a two-year fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which Lee...

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Pharmacy technicians serve patients at the new, greatly enlarged front counter of the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy.
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Outpatient Pharmacy Quadruples in Size in Remodeled Space

Dec. 3, 2021 | Operations have improved and customer service enhanced at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, all because of its ongoing expansion to an adjacent space. “Plans have been around for years that we weren’t able to implement,” said Layton Kelley, Pharm.D., senior director of pharmacy for Outpatient Services. “We needed more space to be able to continue to...

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Ashley County Cares Donation to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
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Ashley County Cares Donations to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Near $500,000

Dec. 2, 2021 | The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received $36,000 in additional funding from nonprofit Ashley County Cares (ACC) to further the institute’s statewide cancer prevention, treatment and research programs. The donation, presented Nov. 18 by Ashley County Cares co-directors Donna Shields and Bernice Nelms to Michael J....

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Members of the interdisciplinary research team include, (l-r): Heather Moody, RN, Eric Siegel, M.S., Stefanie Kennon-McGill, Ph.D., Hari Eswaran, Ph.D., Shannon Rose, Ph.D., Luis Mercado, Ph.D., Diana Escalona-Vargas, Ph.D., and Debopam Samanta, M.D.
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UAMS Researchers Receive $1.5 Million to Study Impact of Maternal Diabetes on Fetal Neurodevelopment

Nov. 22, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK —Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hope to gain important insights about fetal neurodevelopment in a new study with diabetic pregnant mothers. Funded by a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the first study of its kind will use advanced fetal monitoring techniques and...

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Institutional Advancement team members in front of Thank UAMS Day sign
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Gratitude on Display for Donors, Colleagues on Thank UAMS Day

Nov. 19, 2021 | Thank UAMS Day is a day of gratitude for the people, places and programs of UAMS. At this year’s Nov. 10 event, gratitude was on full display as members of the Institutional Advancement division recognized the efforts of staff, the investment of donors and their shared contributions to the UAMS mission. As the COVID-19 pandemic...

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