Tim Hudson Named UAMS Director of Development for Northwest Arkansas Region

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LITTLE ROCK – Tim W. Hudson has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Development and Alumni Affairs as director of development for the northwest Arkansas region.


Hudson will design and manage major donor development programs and activities to support UAMS’ statewide programs, including its satellite campus planned for northwest Arkansas.


From 1996-2007, Hudson was employed by the Ozark Guidance Center in Springdale, first as development director and later as executive vice president of the Ozark Guidance Foundation. Prior to that position, Hudson served as marketing director at Corporate Property Investors in Atlanta, Ga.


He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Arkansas and has been an elected member of the Fayetteville Board of Education, a board member of the Mental Health Association of Northwest Arkansas and a member of the Rotary Club of Springdale. Hudson served as president of the northwest Arkansas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 2002.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,600 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit www.uams.edu.