Five Named to UAMS Foundation Board

By Nate Hinkel

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

“The UAMS Foundation Fund Board is grateful to these individuals for their work to support UAMS, volunteering their time and advocating in their communities the services UAMS provides in education, health care, research and outreach programs,” said Lance Burchett, executive director of the UAMS Foundation Fund Board and vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs. “UAMS is honored they have agreed to serve 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 hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven 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, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 775 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or