UAMS Cancer Specialists to Speak at May 19 Event in Hot Springs Village

By Susan Van Dusen

The panel discussion will be held at 11 a.m. May 19 at Diamante Country Club, 2000 Country Club Dr., in Hot Springs Village, and will include members of the allogeneic transplant team at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and UAMS Myeloma Institute. Featured speaker will be Yogesh Jethava, M.D., director of the UAMS Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant program. An allogeneic stem cell transplant replaces a person’s stem cells with new, healthy ones from a donor.

There is no charge to attend, and lunch will be provided. To make a reservation, call (501) 526-2277 by May 11. This event is presented by the UAMS Cancer Institute in conjunction with the Hot Springs Village Walk for Cancer Research.


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.