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UAMS Occupational Therapy Students Break Ground, Complete Mental Health Fieldwork

Jan. 11, 2022 |   This story was written by Meeghan Gotcher, a senior Public Health major at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) became the first Occupational Therapy (OT) students in Arkansas to participate in mental health fieldwork in locations across the state. People who are experiencing mental...

David Wise
Kirk West, Ph.D., UAMS' first recipient of the American Cancer Society's Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kirk West, Ph.D., Receives American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jan. 6, 2022 | Kirk West, Ph.D., a Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute researcher, is the first UAMS scientist to be awarded the prestigious American Cancer Society (ACS) Postdoctoral Fellowship. Only 14% of ACS fellowships are funded from a nationwide pool of applicants. The three-year fellowship will help fund West’s research on the role of LC8-TLK1/2 axis in the...

Marty Trieschmann

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Larry Hartzell, M.D., and Jeff Dorrity, M.D., with one of their tiny cleft patients and her mother in Ecuador

Two UAMS ENT Physicians Help Treat More Than 90 Children in Ecuador

Dec. 20, 2021 | Two doctors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Otolaryngology recently flew to Guayaquil, Ecuador, as part of a surgical mission trip that provided cleft lip and palate care to more than 90 children. The trip was part of a Global Smile Foundation project that began more than three decades ago...

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