March 19, 2019

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 30 in El Dorado

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 10 a.m. –…


Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 21 in Fort Smith

Ben Boulden

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 21 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 5:30 p.m. to…


Faculty: Introductory Grant Writing Series Sessions April 5 & 12 🗺

Ben Boulden

Two offerings during the month of April with a successful local (UAMS) grant writer! Each 1 hour session will cover Tools, Tips, and Tricks of Successful Grant Writing (30 min presentation followed by 30 min of Q&A). Sessions will be from noon to 1 p.m. in 8240 in the  Rahn Building and in the PT…


First Surveys Sent for UAMS / MGT Classification and Compensation Project

Ben Boulden

The first survey for the UAMS and MGT Consulting Classification and Compensation Project has been sent out.


UConnect Upgrade Training Available

Ben Boulden

On April 6, UAMS will upgrade to a new version of Epic. This upgrade will bring many visual and functional changes to the electronic health record. In preparation for the upgrade, it is strongly encouraged that clinical and access staff view the educational offerings available.


March 18, 2019

Virtual Reality Reveals Challenges of Aging

Ben Boulden

Using virtual reality technology, Nathan King experiences a simulation of vision and hearing loss.

Nathan King was experiencing hearing loss and the blurred vision that comes with macular degeneration even though his eyes and ears were just fine. Through a computer simulation, King, an education coordinator in the new UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation, was learning what the challenges are for older adults who live with these…


Better Breathers COPD Support Group to Meet April 5 in Jonesboro

Ben Boulden

Mark Sifford, M.D., with St. Bernards Clopton Clinic Pulmonology will be the guest speaker of the Better Breathers COPD Support Group at 11 a.m. April 5 at Nettleton Baptist Church-NEA Fairgrounds, 7001 E. Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro. Sifford will be speaking on symptom management with springtime allergies. The program is presented by the Center on…


March 11, 2019

Ashley County Medical Center, ANGELS Improve Care for Mothers with High-Risk Pregnancies

Ben Boulden

Ashley County Medical Center and the UAMS-led ANGELS program recently upgraded networking technology at the medical center so mothers from the region with high-risk pregnancies can get the care they need closer to home. Founded in 2003 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System…


March 8, 2019

Alzheimer’s Support Group to be held March 19 at UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast

Ben Boulden

The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast in Jonesboro will hold a free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 19 at the center, 303 E. Matthews. To register or for more information, call 870-207-7595. The Center on Aging-Northeast is part of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for…


UAMS 12th Street Center to Host ‘March Man-ness’ at Saint Mark Baptist March 23

Ben Boulden

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) 12th St. Health & Wellness Center invites the public to participate in free health care services at its “March Man-ness Men’s Health Event” on March 23 at Saint Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock. While this event focuses on men’s health, women also are invited to receive…



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