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 wilsonavisf@uams.edu. For information, visit cancer.uams.edu/survivorworkshop.

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; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven 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, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 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, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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