UAMS’ Arkansas Cancer Research Center Announces New Foundation Board Officers, Members

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LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Cancer Research Center (ACRC) Foundation has elected officers and new board members for 2005-2006. The Foundation raises money for research and patient care at the ACRC, which is part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Officers are Chairman F. E. Joyce, M.D., of Texarkana, Vice Chairman Mary Lynn Van Wyck of Tuckerman, Chair Emeritus Louis Cella of St. Louis, Treasurer Patti Bailey of Little Rock, and Member at Large Donna Cone of Little Rock.
New board members are Kay Arnold, David Briscoe, Frances Cranford, Jim East, Cheryl F. Shuffield, Marge Schueck and David Snowden Jr., all of Little Rock; Mary Flowers of Pine Bluff; Dick Trammel of Rogers; and Don Gibson and Anthony Hui, M.D., of Fayetteville. Jo Ellen Ford of Little Rock was elected a life member.
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 & Neurosciences Institute.