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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
Szarria Thomas

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

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

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Inclement Weather Alert

Jan. 30, 2023 | Because of continuing inclement winter weather, UAMS is extending the implementation of its inclement weather policies for its main campus in Little Rock through Wednesday, Feb. 1. Non-critical campus areas are closed. UAMS will notify employees and students when those areas are reopened or if decisions are made to further extend or to lift the inclement weather...

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College of Medicine

Auras Atreya, M.D., Heart Rhythm Management Specialist, Joins UAMS Cardiovascular Team/Will Spearhead Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Program

Jan. 24, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — Auras Atreya, M.D., MPH, a specialist in advanced cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm management), has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine. As an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Atreya will spearhead the UAMS ventricular tachycardia ablation program. “We were delighted...

Linda Satter

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