Join Renowned UAMS Breast Surgeon for Oct. 11 Web Chat

By Nate Hinkel

LITTLE ROCK – Got a question for a nationally renowned breast surgeon? The public is invited to tune in to a live web chat hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) featuring V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., director of the Breast Cancer Program at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

In addition to leading the Cancer Institute’s Breast Cancer Program, Klimberg is the Muriel Balsam Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at UAMS and professor of surgery and pathology in the UAMS College of Medicine. She has more than 200 publications and her research has been funded from the National of Institutes Health, VA Merit Review, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, Department of Defense, Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and QVC and the Tenenbaum Research Foundation.

Viewers can go to to sign up for an electronic reminder and to view archived past live web chats with other UAMS specialists.

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; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: 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. UAMS has 2,836 students and 761 medical residents. 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