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UAMS College of Pharmacy Professor a Principal Investigator on $1.8 Million, NIH-Funded COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Project

Nov. 28, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy professor Geoffrey M. Curran, Ph.D., is a principal investigator on a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded project aimed at addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in rural areas. The project, titled “Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Community Pharmacies Reducing Disparities Through an Implementation...

Benjamin Waldrum
High school students learn how to conduct ultrasound examinations and perform other procedures during the REACH event in Helena-West Helena.

UAMS Event Encourages Students in Delta to Pursue Health Careers

Nov. 23, 2022 | Students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) gathered at Barton High School in Helena-West Helena for an annual event that encourages high school students from the Arkansas Delta to pursue careers in health care. The Raising Exposure and Awareness of Careers in Health (REACH) session marked a return to in-person community outreach...

Chris Carmody
Bentley, McCullough, Racher, Manning

State Legislators Visit UAMS Women’s Health Center

Nov. 22, 2022 | A group of 20 state legislators recently toured the UAMS Women’s Health Center, where they learned more about the slate of women’s services it provides for patients. Nirvana Manning, M.D., director of Women’s Health services at UAMS Health, gave an overview of the center, which opened in 2020, and answered questions about care. Legislators asked...

Benjamin Waldrum

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UAMS Breast Imaging Director at a UAMS reception in her honor
University News

Gwendolyn Bryant Smith, M.D., Named 2022 Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary Distinguished Honoree

Nov. 29, 2022 | Gwendolyn Bryant Smith, M.D., was honored Nov. 17 as the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary 2022 Distinguished Honoree at a reception at the home of Jennifer and Steve Ronnel. Bryant-Smith, M.D., serves as chief of Breast Imaging, director of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Breast Center and Mobile...

Marty Trieschmann
Dr. Brown
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

UAMS College of Public Health Researcher to Study Ways to Reduce Adverse Infant, Maternal Outcomes for Arkansas Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

Nov. 21, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — Clare Brown, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, has received a K01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Brown will use the prestigious award, which is worth $496,000 over four years, to conduct...

Kev' Moye
AAPS COP team
College of Pharmacy

UAMS College of Pharmacy Named 2022 AAPS Student Chapter of the Year

Nov. 18, 2022 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy continues to receive national recognition for its student organizations, with the college receiving the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences’ (AAPS) Student Chapter of the Year award at the organization’s annual PharmSci 360 meeting, held Oct. 16-19 in Boston. Each year, AAPS recognizes student chapters...

Benjamin Waldrum
Paul Park, M.D., discusses spinal surgery during the annual Flanigan-Boop Lectureship in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine Institute.
College of Medicine

Memphis Neurosurgeon Says Surgery Isn’t Always Best Option in Treating Spinal Deformities

Nov. 17, 2022 | | The surgical treatment of spinal deformities such as scoliosis was the subject of a Nov.4 lecture presented as part of the annual Flanigan-Boop Endowed Lectureship in Spinal Neurosurgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Paul Park, M.D., a Memphis neurosurgeon, addressed a live and virtual audience of primarily physicians during his...

Linda Satter
Dr. Hsu
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

Program Plays Key Role in Studying Factors That Affect Development, Treatment, Survivorship of Breast Cancer in Arkansas’ Rural Communities

Nov. 15, 2022 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health is helping to spearhead a program that specializes in studying breast cancer — and overall health — of women who reside in Arkansas, especially rural areas. The Arkansas Rural Community Health (ARCH) project was established in 2007. Formerly named Spit...

Kev' Moye

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