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UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Opens Second Location in Northwest Arkansas

July 16, 2020 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) opened a second Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine location in Northwest Arkansas today at 519 Latham Drive in Lowell. All physicians are fellowship trained and will see patients at both locations. Additionally, the Lowell facility will be home to a new certified hand therapist. The Fayetteville...

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Working at the COVID-19 testing drive-thru at Shorter College in North Little Rock, a UAMS nurse takes a minute to enter some patient information into an iPad.

COVID-19 Testing Draws Hundreds to North Little Rock Drive-thru

July 2, 2020 | The UAMS Mobile Triage team offered COVID-19 testing to anyone who came to their drive-thru June 30 at Shorter College in North Little Rock, and hundreds of people showed up in response. For a brief time before police could reroute the vehicles, cars and trucks were backed up onto the nearest Interstate 30 off ramp....

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Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., Joins UAMS as Physiology & Biophysics Chair

July 14, 2020 | Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the College of Medicine. She succeeds Michael Jennings, Ph.D., who is retiring after 25 years as chair. Bellido was most recently a tenured professor in the Department of Anatomy and...

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Derrick Henry, M.D., a UAMS resident physician, presents "Orthopedic Add-on Case Delays, a Quality Improvement Project" during the second annual Quality Improvement for Advanced Learners Program (QIALP) conference on June 24.
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Office of Interprofessional Education Hosts Virtual Quality Improvement Conference

July 15, 2020 | The Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) hosted its second annual Quality Improvement for Advanced Learners Program (QIALP) conference via Zoom on June 24. QIALP is a quality improvement program designed to train advanced learners, such as residents and fellows, to work effectively on interprofessional teams. Each team includes two faculty facilitators, said Wendy Ward, Ph.D.,...

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Jessica Snowden, M.D., Named Chief of Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at UAMS

July 13, 2020 | Jessica Snowden, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease in the College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Snowden is a nationally recognized expert in pediatric infectious diseases and pediatric clinical and translational research. She is vice chair of research for the...

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College of Medicine

Surgeon Jumin Sunde, M.D. Joins Head and Neck Team

July 8, 2020 | Fellowship-trained surgeon Jumin Sunde, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as part of the Head and Neck Surgery team, which treats head and neck cancers, benign tumors, traumatic injuries and other conditions. Sunde sees patients in the Head and Neck Cancer Clinic in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. He...

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