UAMS Professor to Speak About Anti-inflammatory Drugs at El Dorado Area Health Education Center

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LITTLE ROCK – Eleanor Lipsmeyer, M.D., professor in the division of rheumatology and immunology in the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, will give a lecture at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, at the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) for South Arkansas in El Dorado.


The lecture, “Anti-inflammatory Drugs,” will be held in the Ellis Conference Center. The meeting is open to outside physicians, nurses and pharmacists for continuing medical education credits. For more information, contact Barbara Howell at 1-870-881-4429, or by email at


Lipsmeyer received her medical degree from UAMS in 1962. She completed a fellowship at Yale University. She holds board certifications in internal medicine, allergy and rheumatology. Lipsmeyer’s clinical interests include systemic lupus erythematosus and collagen vascular disease. She has treated patients with arthritis, lupus and osteoarthritis.


This lecture is part of the UAMS Outreach Program, which provides continuing medical education credits to Arkansas physicians. Through the program, UAMS physicians from all specialties travel the state to provide lectures, teach procedures and discuss difficult cases. The outreach program is in its 13th year and provides more than 70 speakers annually.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, five centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has more than 2,200 students and 660 residents and is the state’s largest public employer with almost 9,000 employees. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.1 billion a year.


UAMS centers of excellence are the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy and Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute.