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SONOcamp students learn about the mechanics behind EMG tests.

UAMS SONOcamp 2022 Shows High School Students that “Science Can Be Fun”

June 30, 2022 | June 30, 2022 | As a standardized patient sat at a table and raised his right arm, the left side of an image of his brain lit up on a laptop screen. It showed that the left side of your brain controls the right side of your body, a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences...

Linda Satter

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Sebastian County on Arkansas Map
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UAMS Partners with Local Pharmacies to Provide Community Health Workers in Sebastian County

June 30, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Four community health workers were hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and three local pharmacies to help people in Sebastian County navigate the health care system. As embedded community health workers, Bobbi Evans, Harrison Hall, Mario Juarez, and Holleign Willis are available to answer basic...

David Wise
Montgomery County on map
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UAMS, Wagner’s Mount Ida Pharmacy Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Montgomery County

June 30, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Michele Duncan was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Wagner’s Mount Ida Pharmacy to help people in Montgomery County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Duncan is available to answer basic health care questions and provide education and resources...

David Wise
Se-Ran Jun, Ph.D., discusses her TRI pilot award-supported findings with Fred Prior, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, at TRI Research Day in April.
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NIH Funds UAMS Study Testing Rapid Genomic Surveillance for Antibiotic Resistant Infections

June 28, 2022 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) study is developing real-time and accurate genomic methods that can be used routinely to deliver life-saving information to doctors treating antibiotic-resistant infections. Backed by a two-year, $418,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) grant, UAMS’ Se-Ran Jun, Ph.D., says the...

David Robinson
Mikayla Britt, community health worker in Sharp County
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UAMS, Walling Drug Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Sharp County

June 30, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Mikayla Britt, of Cave City, was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Walling Drug to help people in Sharp County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Britt is available to answer basic health care questions and provide education and...

David Wise
Trevor Crymes, community health worker in Stone County
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UAMS, Mitchell’s Main Street Pharmacy Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Stone County

June 30, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Trevor Crymes, of Mountain View, was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Mitchell’s Main Street Pharmacy to help people in Stone County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Crymes is available to answer basic health care questions and provide...

David Wise
Kristen Sterba, Ph.D.
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UAMS’ Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., Elected President of Graduate Enrollment Association

June 28, 2022 | Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., associate provost for students and administration and director for institutional research, policy and accreditation in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Academic Affairs, was recently elected president of NAGAP, The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management. Sterba, who previously served as vice president, has begun serving as president. Her...

Linda Haymes
Whitney Beard
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UAMS, Mitchell’s Park Street Pharmacy Partner to Provide Community Health Worker in Izard County

June 28, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – Whitney Beard, of Calico Rock, was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Mitchell’s Park Street Pharmacy to help people in Izard County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Beard is available to answer basic health care questions and provide...

David Wise

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