UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge to Celebrate 10th Anniversary April 5

By Susan Van Dusen

The party starts at 7 p.m. April 5 at Cajun’s Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, in Little Rock. Tickets are $50 in advance and $75 at the door. Order tickets at therockstarlounge.com or by calling (501) 686-7327.

Known as Little Rock’s premier rock ’n roll party, RockStar Lounge will feature a performance by Memphis-based band Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster. Guests also will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and specialty cocktails.

One-hundred percent of the net proceeds from RockStar Lounge benefit cancer research at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences (UAMS). Sponsorships are available.

Presenting sponsors are Natalie and Win Rockefeller. Tribute Sponsor is Arkansas Federal Credit Union.

RockStar Lounge is an annual event hosted by the Envoys, an advocacy group of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation, and past chairs Angela Moody; Hatim Smouni; Susan and Herren Hickingbotham; Tiffany and Daniel Robinson; and Natalie and Win Rockefeller.

The Envoys’ mission is to advance the outreach efforts of the Cancer Institute by promoting its physicians, scientists, programs and vision. For information or to become an Envoy, visit cancer.uams.edu/envoys.


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. It 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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