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Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., orthopaedic spine surgeon

Spine Surgeon Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., Joins UAMS Orthopaedics in Northwest Arkansas

Feb. 21, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an orthopaedic spine surgeon practicing at UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He will see patients at the UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Clinic in Lowell. Randolph is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon with 18 years of experience....

David Wise
Jacques J. Morcos, M.D.

UAMS to Host Feb. 23 Lecture on Advances in Neuroscience

Feb. 15, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a free, public lecture, “Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery: Behold the Inseparable Twins,” on Feb. 23. Presented by Jacques J. Morcos, M.D., president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the lecture is part of the M. Gazi and Dianne C.H....

Linda Satter
Abbi Kidd

ACT Names College of Pharmacy Student to Inaugural Cohort of Student Scholars

Feb. 14, 2024 | The Academia-Community Transformation (ACT) Pharmacy Collaborative and American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) named UAMS College of Pharmacy student Abbi Kidd as part of the inaugural cohort for its Community Pharmacy Student Scholar Leaders Program. Kidd is a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). This year, the program...

Benjamin Waldrum

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The first in-person conference since 2019, this year’s event is at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service State Office, located at 2301 S. University Ave., in Little Rock.
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UAMS to Hold Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors’ Conference on March 1

Feb. 22, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Brain Injury Program will hold the 2024 Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors’ Conference: Total Wellness from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 1. The first in-person conference since 2019, this year’s event is at the University of Arkansas...

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Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

Alumna Appreciates how College of Public Health Positioned her to Excel Professionally

Feb. 16, 2024 | Elizabeth Cohen, MHA, an alumna of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, is the business operations manager for the Arkansas Children’s Care Network. In that role, her primary duty is to implement the Medicaid Patient-Centered Medical Home program for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. “Helping our young patients...

Kev' Moye
UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start is enrolling students for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 school years.
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UAMS Head Start Hosts Enrollment Day on March 8

Feb. 14, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start is enrolling students for the 2024-25 school year during a mass enrollment day March 8. Limited spots are also available for the current 2023-24 school year.

Yavonda Chase
Tremaine Williams, Ed.D., at his desk at UAMS.
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NIH Funds Study of UAMS Nurses’ Influence on Heart Failure Patient Outcomes

Feb. 9, 2024 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Tremaine Williams, Ed.D., has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to better understand how nurses influence outcomes of heart failure patients. About 6.2 million people in the United States have heart failure. The two-year, $406,897 R21 grant from the NIH National...

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Mike Pense, MVP for February 2024
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Mike Pense

Feb. 15, 2024 | Meet Mike Pense, the MVP for February. Mike serves as a heating-ventilation-air condition controls technician on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville.

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A lunchroom kitchen worker in Farmington smiles and laughs while unpacking food.
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UAMS Researchers Working with Schools to Improve Nutrition, Meal Participation

Feb. 12, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — School districts in Arkansas can improve the health of their student body through nutritional interventions in the cafeteria, according to a study published by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. The study, Creating Healthy Environments for Schools: A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Nutrition in Arkansas...

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