UAMS to Host Cancer Survivorship Workshop April 16

By Susan Van Dusen

I Am a Survivor: Cancer Survivorship Workshop is set for 8 a.m. – noon April 16 on the 10th floor of the UAMS Cancer Institute. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and sessions begin at 8:30 a.m.

Interactive sessions will be led by a UAMS physician, physical therapist, social workers and cancer survivors. Topics include:

  • Female Sexual Health
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Physical Activity and Rehab
  • You are the Teacher: Question and Answer Session

Pre-registration is requested by April 14 at (501) 603-1612 or For information, visit

Free parking is available in Parking Deck 3 at the corner of Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue. Snacks will be provided.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.