Five Named to UAMS Foundation Fund Board

By David Robinson

Members are selected for a three-year term and may serve up to three terms.

“These new members have served in various roles for UAMS from supporters and volunteers to advisors and advocates,” said John Blohm, vice chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs at UAMS and executive Director of the UAMS Foundation Fund Board. “UAMS is grateful for all they have done and we look forward to their continued partnership and guidance.”

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 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 the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 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. Visit or