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UAMS College of Nursing juniors stand and recite the Nightingale Pledge before putting on their white coats on stage.

Junior BSN Students Don Their White Coats

Oct. 19, 2018 | Jodie McGinley shared a life lesson with the 118 UAMS College of Nursing juniors gathered Oct. 12 for a White Coat Ceremony marking their passage into the clinical phase of their education.

Ben Boulden
Dr. David Bumpass

UAMS Orthopaedic Surgeon Bumpass Among Nation’s Top Young Spine Professionals for 2018

Oct. 10, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — David Bumpass, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named one of the nation’s outstanding young spine care providers by the North American Spine Society’s SpineLine magazine in its inaugural “20 Under 40” list honoring spine professionals under the age of 40. Bumpass, 37, is...

Linda Haymes

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UAMS Sets November Computer Classes for Adults

Oct. 11, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — One computer class — Computer Basics — and two computer workshops — Backing up Your Data Using External Media and Cloud Storage and One-on-One Computer Support— will be taught in November for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The courses will be...

Linda Haymes
Whiteside-Mansell and Dubriske near Family Medicine sign
College of Medicine

Family and Preventive Medicine Receives 5-Year $3.29 Million Grant from CDC to Reduce Obesity

Oct. 10, 2018 | The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $3.29 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a five-year project to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition in Arkansas, especially in the Delta. The State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN)...

Amy Widner
Portrait of Dr. McElfish
News Release

McElfish Named Vice Chancellor for UAMS Northwest Campus

Oct. 16, 2018 | Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., has been promoted to vice chancellor of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). McElfish has been serving as associate vice chancellor since Peter Kohler, M.D., retired as vice chancellor in 2016. As vice chancellor, McElfish will lead all campus-wide efforts, provide leadership to ensure...

Amy Widner
Thank You for Your Service
Inside News

2018 Employee Service Awards — The Honorees

Oct. 10, 2018 | Eighteen* UAMS employees are being honored this year for their four decades or more of service. We want to thank them for their years of dedication to improving the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Yavonda Chase


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