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The Physician Assistant Program Class of 2021 stand Aug. 27 in Smith Auditorium for a final group photo after their Valediction ceremony.

UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2021 Evokes Tears, Smiles

Sept. 15, 2021 | As he brought the UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2021 Valediction Ceremony to a close Aug. 27, Edward Williams wiped his eyes, and with a sad smile, he joked that his “eyes tend to sweat” when it’s warm. Williams, MPAS, PA-C, is chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health...

Ben Boulden
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UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic Receives Parkinson’s Grant

Sept. 15, 2021 | FAYETTEVILLE – Parkinson Voice Project has named the UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic in Fayetteville as a recipient of its 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant Program. SPEAK OUT! is a therapy regimen tailored to people with Parkinson’s disease to improve their voicing, and in turn, their swallowing. SPEAK OUT! is usually completed in 12...

David Wise
Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph. D., in white coat.

Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph.D., Named Director of UAMS Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Sept. 14, 2021 | Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph.D., has been named director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Ambrogini is an associate professor in the division, which is part of the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine. She has been at UAMS in various roles since 2007,...

Linda Satter

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Corey Johnson Named UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Executive Director of Community Outreach and Engagement
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Johnson Named UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Executive Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Sept. 20, 2021 | Corey Johnson has joined the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as executive director of community outreach and engagement. Johnson will work closely with Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., community outreach and engagement associate director and vice chancellor for UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville, to lead community engagement...

Marty Trieschmann
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Stocked & Reddie T-Shirts Now on Sale

Sept. 16, 2021 | Stocked & Reddie T-shirts are now available in the UAMS Gift Shop and are approved to wear on campus! The T-shirts are available in sizes from small to 2XL and are $18 each.

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UAMS to Host Annual Drive-Thru Health Fair in El Dorado

Sept. 16, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — The South Arkansas Center on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will host its annual ‘Head 2 Toe’ drive-thru health fair on Sept. 23 for senior adults. The health fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Champagnolle Landing Senior Center,...

Karmen Robinson
Using a crane, workers Sept. 13 install a new MRI scanner in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute.
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Brain Imaging Research Center Installs New MRI Scanner

Sept. 16, 2021 | To maintain its cutting-edge research efforts, the Brain Imaging Research Center replaced its current Philips 3T Achieva magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner Monday, Sept. 13 with a new Siemens 3T Prisma MRI scanner, capable of imaging brain function and structure with improved spatial and temporal resolution.

Tim Taylor

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