Elaine Landry, M.D., Joins UAMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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LITTLE ROCK – Elaine Landry, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Landry graduated from Rice University in Houston with a bachelor’s degree in biology and policy studies. She then attended Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas earning a certificate of graduate studies.


A member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Landry graduated in 2001 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver where she received the medical student teaching award. During her residency, Landry presented a poster session on loop biopsy and cervical stenosis at the 2004 annual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and participated in a fetal research study at Royal Women’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia.


Landry has participated as a translator and health care worker on medical mission trips to the rural and border areas of Mexico. She also has performed and observed medical and surgical care for vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula patients at Evangel Hospital in Jos, Nigeria, as well as provided medical care to residents in rural areas of the country.


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 about 2,320 students and 690 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 $4.3 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.