UAMS Luncheon to Feature Skin Care Expert

By todd

LITTLE ROCK — Paula Begoun, author of several bestselling books on the beauty industry, will present a ladies luncheon program at 11:30 a.m. May 18 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).


Begoun’s lecture, “Why You Shouldn’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me,” will take place on the 12th floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute on the UAMS campus. Cost is $30. To register, call (501) 526-4791 by May 11. Parking is available in the Outpatient Parking Deck off Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue.


The program is sponsored by the ReCenter program of the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. ReCenter members may purchase tickets for $25. Tables of 10 are available for $250. This event is also sponsored by AY magazine, Barnes and Noble of Little Rock and Trio’s Restaurant.


Begoun is the author of Paula’s Choice skin care and cosmetics. With more than 25 years experience in the beauty industry, she is the author of “Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me” and “Blue Eyeshadow Should be Outlawed,” among others. She has sold more than 2.5 million copies of her books and also is a syndicated columnist, with her “Dear Paula” column appearing in papers throughout the United States.


Her work as a nationally recognized consumer expert for the cosmetics industry has led to repeat appearances on CNN, as well as programs such as “Oprah,” “Today Show,” “20/20,” “Dateline NBC,” “The View” and “Primetime.”


Well known for her extensive knowledge of the cosmetics industry, Begoun serves as a consultant for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, major cosmetics companies and industry insiders.


ReCenter is a program of the Institute on Aging that offers lectures, events and educational activities for people of all ages. Topics include traditional health issues such as nutrition and exercise as well as nontraditional approaches to health care, including spirituality and mindfulness.


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 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 9,300 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.4 billion a year.