UAMS Doctor to Speak on Women’s Cancers and Cancer Genetics at May 24 Event in Conway

By Susan Van Dusen

The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 24 at Moix RV Supercenter, 800 N. Creek Drive, in Conway. Featured speaker will be Kristin Zorn, M.D., director of the UAMS Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer Clinic. Zorn also is associate professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division of Genetics.

There is no charge to attend, and hors d’oeuvres will be served. To make a reservation, call (501) 686-7327 by May 17.

This event is presented by the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. It is sponsored by Moix RV Supercenter and the Envoys, an advocacy group of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation.

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 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. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 11,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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