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Surgical residents practice skills on a synthetic cadaver during the Green Spine Lab.

UAMS Spine Lab Goes Green with 3-D Printed Cadavers

Feb. 1, 2023 | Feb. 1, 2023 | Faced with rising monetary and environmental costs of obtaining, transporting and storing cadavers for teaching purposes, two University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) neurosurgeons believed there had to be a better, “greener” way. Glenn Pait, M.D., director of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute and fellow neurosurgeon Noojan...

Linda Satter
The UAMS Institute for Digital Health and Innovation’s Brain Injury Program will host a virtual workshop, “Strategies for Memory and Mood,” Feb. 16 to connect anyone affected by a traumatic brain injury (TBI) to helpful resources and support.

UAMS Brain Injury Program to Offer Free Virtual Workshop Feb. 16

Feb. 1, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Institute for Digital Health and Innovation’s Brain Injury Program will host a virtual workshop, “Strategies for Memory and Mood,” Feb. 16 to connect anyone affected by a traumatic brain injury (TBI) to helpful resources and support.

Yavonda Chase

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Scholars take part in an academic session for Pathways Academy.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UAMS Accepting Applications from K-12 Students for Pathways Academy Summer Programs in Eight Cities

Jan. 31, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is accepting applications for its Pathways Academy program for students from kindergarten through 12th grade.   Pathways Academy is an educational and community engagement program that focuses on preparing K-12 students for opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and...

Chris Carmody
A Parkinson's patient and his caregiver, his wife, experiment with watercolor pencils in an Art for Parkinson's workshop last year.
Medical News

UAMS Movement Disorders Clinic to Offer Free Cooking, Art, Music Classes to Patients

Jan. 30, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Movement Disorders Clinic will again this year offer free art, cooking and music workshops for parkinsonism patients and their caregivers. In all classes, no experience is necessary and materials will be provided. The Art for Parkinsonism workshops began in 2022 and were so popular...

Linda Satter
horses running at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs
News Release

Day at the Races March 17 to Benefit UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Feb. 2, 2023 | An upcoming event will offer guests the chance to enjoy a day at Arkansas’ only thoroughbred racetrack while supporting cancer patients at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Day at the Races is 11:30 a.m. March 17 at Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs. For $50 per person,...

Marty Trieschmann
Szarria Thomas
College of Pharmacy

FDA Fellowship Helps Guide Pharmacy Student’s Path Forward

Jan. 31, 2023 | Szarria Thomas loves working with geriatric patients. The Class of 2025 College of Pharmacy student looks forward to a career where she can provide exceptional care and knowledge to the geriatric community, and her pursuit of a pharmacy education is a big step towards that future. Last year, Thomas was one of four students nationwide...

Benjamin Waldrum

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