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Brad Martin, left, and Corey Hayes recently had their research into the effectiveness and risks associated with increasing the opioid dosage a patient receives published in two scientific journals.

UAMS Study Finds Raising Opioid Dosage Increases Risks, Ineffective for Pain

Jan. 15, 2020 | Increasing the opioid dose that a chronic pain patient regularly receives also increases their risk of adverse health outcomes while showing no significant reduction in pain, according to studies by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers. Brad Martin, Pharm.D., Ph.D., and Corey Hayes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., authored the two studies published separately online this...

Ben Boulden
David Sutton of St. Petersburg, Florida, recently completed a five-day bike ride to raise $7,000 for the Myeloma Center.

Grateful Cancer Patient Pedals to Promote Myeloma Center

Jan. 14, 2020 | David Sutton of St. Petersburg, Florida, was 42 and had an 18-month-old son when, on New Year’s Eve of 2004, he was diagnosed with myeloma and given a bleak prognosis from a cancer treatment center near his home. In response, his local oncologist sent him to the UAMS Myeloma Center for a second opinion. “I...

Linda Haymes
Tyler CarlLee, M.D.

Tyler CarlLee, M.D., joins UAMS Orthopaedics in Northwest Arkansas

Jan. 7, 2020 | Tyler L. CarlLee, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon practicing at UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at 201 W. Van Asche Loop, formerly the Shoulder Center of Arkansas, in Fayetteville. “Tyler is an excellent addition to our team,” said C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair...

Spencer Watson

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Free, Six-Week Diabetes Workshop Jan. 23-Feb. 27 in Wynne

Jan. 15, 2020 | The Center on Aging-Northeast in Jonesboro, part of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS),  will hold a free, six-week Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) workshop in Wynne to teach diabetes self-management. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held from 1-3 p.m....

Ben Boulden
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Jay K. Bhama, M.D., Joins UAMS as Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

Jan. 14, 2020 | Jay K. Bhama, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a heart surgeon, professor and chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery. He will lead the cardiovascular program at UAMS by working alongside Paul Mounsey, M.D., director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the...

Amy Widner
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Jan. 28 Science Café — ‘Essential Nutrition vs. Fad Diets’

Jan. 15, 2020 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Essential Nutrition vs. Fad Diets, on Jan. 28. Panelists will discuss food prep, preserving nutrients, personalized nutrition, and the pitfalls of fad diets. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700...

Amy Widner
The new television commercials feature members of Team UAMS. The commercials are part of a new UAMS Health advertising campaign that also includes outdoor, print and digital ads.
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UAMS Launches Redesigned Website, New Advertising Campaign

Jan. 9, 2020 | The Office of Communications & Marketing rolled out a new look for UAMSHealth.com and started a new advertising campaign — all part of telling Arkansans about UAMS Health, an integrated statewide system of care that encompasses our hospital and all our clinical operations.

Yavonda Chase

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