UAMS College of Medicine Faculty Discuss Body Mass Index, Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes May 21 in Fort Smith

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FORT SMITHThree faculty members in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will present the latest findings in their medical specialties Friday, May 21, in Fort Smith.


The presentations, which are part of the 14th Annual Area Health Education Center-Fort Smith Continuing Medical Education Seminar, will be in the Holiday Inn-City Center at 700 Rogers Ave. The seminar is open to medical professionals throughout Arkansas and has been approved for six hours of American Medical Association category I credit. There is a $75-per-person fee, which includes lunch. For more information, call Cathy Smith at (479) 785-2431 or Erica Monday at (501) 686-7831.


Sue Chambers, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics, will discuss body mass index health report crisis in Arkansas at 10:30 a.m. Pham Liem, M.D., a professor of geriatrics and the vice chairman for clinical affairs in the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics at UAMS, will present an update on Alzheimer’s disease at 3 p.m. Debra Simmons, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology) and the director of the Arkansas Diabetes Program at UAMS, will discuss diabetes treatment at 3:45 p.m.