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Dra Bishop, 16, prepares to shoot a free throw. Bishop had a stroke in late May, but after treatment from UAMS physician Martin Radvany, M.D., he is almost fully recovered.

UAMS Physician Saves Teen from Effects of Rare Stroke

Sept. 21, 2018 | Early on May 27, UAMS neuroradiologist Martin Radvany, M.D., was working to make sure that a joke about stroke from teenager Dra Bishop was not the last joke Dra made. Bishop’s stroke was not a laughing matter. Dra, 16, a Bentonville High School and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball player, was…

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Second Annual UAMS Day of Giving Sets Goal of $400,000 in 24 Hours

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), seeking to build on last year’s success, will hold its second annual Day of Giving on Oct. 2 and aims to raise $400,000 in 24 hours through donations to its foundation. Last year’s campaign, UAMS’ largest single-day philanthropic effort in its history, raised more…

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Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., Appointed College of Medicine Dean

Sept. 24, 2018 | Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., F.A.C.S., a professor of ophthalmology and longtime clinical and academic leader at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been appointed dean of the College of Medicine. Westfall has served as interim dean since Feb. 23, when former dean Pope L. Moseley, M.D., stepped down to…

Employee Accolades

Employee Accolades — September 2018

Beverly Johnson, a patient services coordinator on F9 ENT/Orthopedic Surgical Specialties, has been named the September BEE of the Month, an award by the Center for Nursing Excellence that honors non-nurse staff who provide exceptional care for patients and families.

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UAMS Family Medicine Update Set for Oct. 25-27

LITTLE ROCK — The 22nd annual Family Medicine Update at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer continuing education for physicians, nurses and pharmacists Oct. 25-27, including a half-day emphasis on ear, nose and throat topics. A discounted early registration price of $330 for three days or $250 for two days is…

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CE Event, Sept. 26: UAMS AR-IMPACT -- 'Non-Opioids of Abuse'
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CE Event, Sept. 26: 201E — Facilitator Skills & IPE Event Design
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I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, 115 A/B
CE Event, Sept. 27: Department of Biomedical Informatics, "Medical Imaging in Anthropology"
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CE Event, Sept. 28: ONE Team – “Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents”
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UAMS Couples Center to Hold Training Oct. 5 Workshop for Clinicians
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Psychiatric Research Institute, Room 235
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