June 26, 2019

UAMS Starts Digital Health Program to Help Spine Patients Statewide

Ben Boulden

On the UAMS main campus in Little Rock, T. Glenn Pait, M.D., second from left, consults with a spine patient at one the UAMS Regional Campus locations

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has begun a digital health spine clinic to allow patients across Arkansas with spinal disorders, spinal cord tumors, and patients who have recently undergone surgery to go to the location closest to home without having to travel to Little Rock to see a specialist. The UAMS Institute…


June 25, 2019

UAMS First in Arkansas to Join NIH StrokeNet, Will Make New Treatments Available

Ben Boulden

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently became the first medical institution in the state to join the National Institutes of Health StrokeNet, which will make new potential treatments available for patients with stroke and those at risk for stroke. NIH StrokeNet is made up of 25 regional centers across the United States…


June 21, 2019

CE Event, July 11-12: Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition and ANGELS 2019 Lactation Symposium 🗓 🗺

Ben Boulden

Register now for the 7th annual Lactation Symposium, July 11-12, in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building Auditorium. Presented by the Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition and ANGELS. For more information, email the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation at cdheducation@uams.edu To register, click here.


CE Event June 28: ONE Team – ‘Arkansas Children’s Care Network (ACCN): Care Close to Home’ 🗓 🗺

Ben Boulden

The next ONE Team continuing education event, “Arkansas Children’s Care Network (ACCN): Care Close to Home” will be noon to 1 p.m., Friday, June 28 in Arkansas Children’s Chairman’s Hall or in Shorey S5/25. The event also is available via interactive video and Cisco Meeting. The speakers will be Kassia Sherrill, B.S.N., R.N., C.P.N., and…


CE Event, June 26: UAMS AR-IMPACT — ‘Opioids in Palliative Care’ 🗓 🗺

Ben Boulden

All UAMS faculty are invited to attend AR-IMPACT, a weekly free interactive televideo program, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, in PRI Conference Room 136. This week’s session will feature Televideo Case Conferences and “Opioids in Palliative Care”. The presenter is Masil George, M.D., director of the Geriatric Palliative Care Program at…


June 17, 2019

Vice Chancellor Leads Workshop on Defense Department Grant Process

Ben Boulden

More than 50 people attended the workshop on Department of Defense research funding.

UAMS research faculty learned how to get a leg up on applying for funding from the U.S. Department of Defense during a recent workshop hosted by Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D., the new UAMS vice chancellor for research. Open to all research faculty, the U.S. Department of Defense grant writing crash course June 7 was scheduled in…


June 12, 2019

UAMS Stroke Program Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Care

Ben Boulden

Matt Mitchell, left, Deonna Wissler and Patrice Moody accept the Get With The Guidelines Award from Joyce Taylor, far right.

Excellence in treating stroke patients recently garnered two awards for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Stroke Program. On June 7 at the Clinton Presidential Center, the American Heart Association honored the program with the Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll and Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award. The Arkansas Department of Health…


June 5, 2019

Dementia Care Workshop for Family Caregivers to be held June 18 in Little Rock

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is offering a free Dementia Care Workshop June 18 in Little Rock for family members who are providing unpaid care for an older adult with dementia. The workshop will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. at Parkway Village Retirement…


June 4, 2019

Health Sciences Boot Camp Shows Students Possibilities in Business

Ben Boulden

Jeff Standridge, center, embraces a tearful Selom Ayawovi Ametepe in celebration after the announcement that PAKI Solutions, Ametepe's team, had won the Boot Camp competition. Nancy Gray, left, shakes the hand of another team member.

Judges had a harder time choosing a winner than in past years of the Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp because all the team presentations were so strong, according to one organizer. But, after much debate, PAKI Solutions earned the win. Eighteen undergraduate and graduate students from across Arkansas went through the fourth annual boot camp…


Dementia & Alzheimer’s Experience Workshop for Family Caregivers to be held June 13 in Jacksonville

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is offering a free Dementia & Alzheimer’s Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes workshop June 13 in Jacksonville for family members who are providing unpaid care for an older adult with dementia. The workshop will be held from 10…



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