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UAMS Orthopaedic Surgeon Bumpass Among Nation’s Top Young Spine Professionals for 2018

Oct. 10, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — David Bumpass, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named one of the nation’s outstanding young spine care providers by the North American Spine Society’s SpineLine magazine in its inaugural “20 Under 40” list honoring spine professionals under the age of 40. Bumpass, 37, is...

Linda Haymes
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Family and Preventive Medicine Receives 5-Year $3.29 Million Grant from CDC to Reduce Obesity

Oct. 10, 2018 | The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $3.29 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a five-year project to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition in Arkansas, especially in the Delta. The State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN)...

Amy Widner

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2018 Employee Service Awards — The Honorees

Oct. 10, 2018 | Eighteen* UAMS employees are being honored this year for their four decades or more of service. We want to thank them for their years of dedication to improving the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Yavonda Chase
Sanjeeva Onteddu, M.D., center on the video monitor, works with ProMed Ambulance Service paramedics to demonstrate how the live video telemedicine system installed in the ambulance will work in the field.
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Ambulance to Provide Stroke Care Through Telemedicine in Pilot Study by AR SAVES, Health Department, ProMed

Oct. 9, 2018 | To provide faster stroke care, an emergency medical services stroke telemedicine pilot study was recently established by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led AR SAVES program, the Arkansas Department of Health and ProMed Ambulance Service in El Dorado. As part of the pilot study, telemedicine equipment has been installed in a ProMed Advanced...

Linda Haymes
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UAMS Sets November Computer Classes for Adults

Oct. 11, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — One computer class — Computer Basics — and two computer workshops — Backing up Your Data Using External Media and Cloud Storage and One-on-One Computer Support— will be taught in November for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The courses will be...

Linda Haymes
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Employee Accolades — October 2018

Oct. 9, 2018 | Frances Clinkscale, food preparation supervisor in the Gathering Place Café, received the Golden Mug for September as the staff member at the Cancer Institute whose work deserves special recognition.

Yavonda Chase
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Family Finds Faith an Anchor During Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury

Oct. 8, 2018 | On the afternoon of November 10, 2017, the temperature hovered just below 60 degrees. A few clouds passed through the sky as a light breeze moved through leaves rich with fall foliage. Joshua Moody, 22, and his father, David, decided they would take advantage of the weather, so after sharing lunch, they went for a...

Katrina Dupins
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UAMS Tops Half a Million in Oct. 2 Day of Giving

Oct. 4, 2018 | Over a 24-hour period beginning early Oct. 2 and ending in the wee hours of Oct. 3, the foundation for UAMS received more than $500,000 for the state’s only health sciences university in response to the second annual UAMS Day of Giving fundraising campaign.

Amy Widner

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