Chancellor’s Town Hall Slated for Noon, Sept. 23

By Ben Boulden

A panel of UAMS physicians will be on hand to answer questions, which you can submit online through the Q&A function in Zoom.

The Town Hall panel will include Steppe Mette, M.D., UAMS Medical Center CEO and senior vice chancellor, UAMS Health; Robert Hopkins, M.D., professor and division director of General Internal Medicine and chair of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; Michelle Krause, M.D., MPH, professor in the Division of Nephrology in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine; and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams, Ph.D.

John Arthur, M.D., Ph.D., will speak about the recent findings of a UAMS research team that has a identified a potential cause of long-lasting symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients, often referred to as long-haulers. Arthur is a professor and chief of the Division of Nephrology in the UAMS College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine.

Lt. Col. Suzanne Cobleigh, Army Medical Officer in Charge, will present an update about the Department of Defense team that is at UAMS to support patient care.

Other members of the UAMS leadership team will be there as well to answer questions.

Watch the Chancellor’s Town Hall on Zoom.