December 13, 2018

UAMS Researcher Clint Kilts Named ARA Fellow

Ben Boulden

UAMS researcher Clint Kilts, Ph.D., second from left, receives a certificate naming him an Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, left, ARA CEO Jerry Adams, third from left, and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson congratulate Kilts on receiving the honor.

UAMS researcher Clint Kilts, Ph.D., was named an Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Fellow at a news conference today at the State Capitol. Kilts was presented with a certificate by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, ARA CEO Jerry Adams and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA. ARA Fellows from university campuses receive a $75,000 grant. “Dr. Kilts is…


December 11, 2018

Dementia Update Helps Educate Caregivers, Health Care Professionals

Ben Boulden

G. Allen Power speaks to the Dementia Update audience about the role medication plays in caring for patients with dementia.

People with dementia too often are seen as problems to be managed and medicated instead of individuals who clinicians and caregivers should listen to and work with, G. Allen Power, M.D., said.


November 30, 2018

POWER Workshop Promotes Better Maternal Outcomes

Ben Boulden

Lisa Miller, a lawyer and nurse midwife, speaks to her audience at the POWER workshop about legal issues in perinatal care.

Lisa Miller has a rare skill set that includes training as a lawyer and as a nurse midwife.
On Nov. 15 at UAMS, she put both to use with an audience of dozens of nurses and clinicians attending the POWER workshop at UAMS.


November 15, 2018

Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief Nov. 16 – Dec. 13 🗺

Ben Boulden

The Special Pets Offering Therapy (SPOT) Team dogs will visit with students and other UAMS Library patrons to provide stress relief during the holidays and end-of-the semester studying. During the fall semester and in the Library located in Education Building II, the dogs and their handlers will visit: Nov. 16: 2 p.m. – 3  p.m….


UAMS Researchers Receive $1.8 Million to Study Common Mechanisms Shared by Alzheimer’s, Other Diseases

Ben Boulden

Srinivas Ayyadevara, left, Robert Shmookler Reis and research associate Ramani Alla stop for a photo in their UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute lab.

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently was awarded a $1.8 million, five-year grant by the National Institute on Aging to investigate common pathways that contribute to the aging of various tissues.


Important Reminder: Subpoenas for Medical Records

Ben Boulden

An employee of any other department, office, or division who attempts to represent that he or she has the authority to accept or otherwise accepts service of a subpoena addressed to “the custodian of records,” “records custodian,” “medical records department,” or any other similar title will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.


November 14, 2018

Family Caregiver Month Event Nov. 17 Recognizes Caregivers

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the UAMS South Arkansas Center on Aging on Nov. 17 will honor Kay Ruddell with their local Caregiver of the Year award. November is National Family Caregiver Month. Family caregivers and professional caregivers are invited to the award presentation during…


November 13, 2018

Student and Employee Health, POEM and Student Health Clinics Has Moved 🗺

Ben Boulden

The Student and Employee Health, POEM and Student Health clinics has moved from the Family Medical Center building to the Central building ground floor, Room G600. Services will no longer be available in the Family Medical Center location, effective Nov. 27, but please visit us in our new location or across the hall in G820 .


November 8, 2018

National Family Caregiver Month Event Recognizes Caregivers

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the UAMS Texarkana Regional Center on Aging on Nov. 15 will honor Lenn Lee and JoAnn Ward with their local Caregiver of the Year award. November is National Family Caregiver Month, and the public is invited to the award presentation….


November 7, 2018

UAMS Medical Center Named ‘Most Wired’ Hospital for 2018

Ben Boulden

Most Wired

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Award for the fourth year in a row from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).



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