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Jennifer Hunt, M.D., left, screens a patient for COVID-19 during a UAMS-led drive-through screening in Helena.

UAMS Provides COVID-19 Screening to Helena, Delta Residents

April 3, 2020 | As the van carrying UAMS health care professionals arrived in Helena early April 2, residents of Helena and the surrounding Delta region were already lining up in their vehicles to receive the drive-through COVID-19 evaluation UAMS was about to provide. By 9:45 a.m., the team from the main campus in Little Rock and from UAMS...

Ben Boulden
Bank of America has given $37,000 to help cover costs associated with screening, testing and treating patients with COVID-19, specifically items such as personal protective equipment like gloves, gowns and masks, as well as thermometers.

Bank of America Gives $37,000 to Support UAMS Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19

April 2, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK – Bank of America has made a $37,000 gift to a recently established COVID-19 support fund at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The COVID-19 Support Fund will cover costs associated with screening, testing and treating patients with COVID-19, specifically items such as personal protective equipment like gloves, gowns and masks, as...

Benjamin Waldrum
(L-R) Nishank Jain, M.D., M.P.H., Margarete Kulik, Ph.D., M.Sc., and Yasir Rahmatallah, Ph.D., were selected as the inaugural class of Data Scholars.

Translational Research Institute Announces Inaugural Class of Data Scholars

March 31, 2020 | The Translational Research Institute has selected three Data Scholars for its inaugural 2020-21 class. The institute’s Data Scholars Program supports UAMS faculty in learning and applying the principles and methods of data analytics and data sciences to inform clinical practice and policy. Scholars will pursue formal course work in addition to mentoring during their data-driven...

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UAMS’s Barnes Becomes President of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

April 1, 2020 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), took office as the 30th president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons during its board of directors video conference March 25. The meeting was to be held during the annual American Association...

Spencer Watson
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Repository to Help with Presentations Planned for COVID-19 Canceled Meetings

March 30, 2020 | As the presentation of many research faculty members’ academic work in national and regional meetings has been affected by COVID-19 cancellations, UAMS has created a Scholarly Product Repository to mitigate the problem. The repository provides a location to collect peer-reviewed and accepted abstracts, posters and other academic products and disseminate them. Not only will it...

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Guest Editorial: Value of Diagnostic Testing for SARS–CoV-2/COVID-19

April 6, 2020 | As we enter the second quarter of the COVID-19 pandemic, with testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) increasingly available (though still limited and/or slow in some areas), we are faced with new questions and challenges regarding this novel virus. When to test? Whom to test? What to test? How often to test?...

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UAMS Names 12 New Internal Medicine Resident Physicians in Northwest Arkansas

March 27, 2020 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced the 12 new internal medicine resident physicians who will begin practicing medicine in Northwest Arkansas on June 17. The new residents are: Raad Abbas, MBChB – Hometown: Warr Acres, Okla. Mamua Andela, M.D. – Hometown: Olathe, Kan. Ethan Anderson, DO – Hometown: Columbia, Mo....

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