September 21, 2018

UAMS Physician Saves Teen from Effects of Rare Stroke

Dra Bishop, 16, prepares to shoot a free throw. Bishop had a stroke in late May, but after treatment from UAMS physician Martin Radvany, M.D., he is almost fully recovered.

Sept. 21, 2018 | Early on May 27, UAMS neuroradiologist Martin Radvany, M.D., was working to make sure that a joke about stroke from teenager Dra Bishop was not the last joke Dra made. Bishop’s stroke was not a laughing matter. Dra, 16, a Bentonville High School and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball player, was…


CE Event, Sept. 25: Connecting Across Professions — ‘Managing your Finances and Student Loan Debt ‘ 🗓 🗺

The next continuing education event in the Connecting Across Professions series will be “Managing your Finances and Student Loan Debt ” at noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Shorey Building, Room 5/25. This event is also available via interactive video and webinar. The presenter will be Janice Nottenkamper, B.A., UAMS Student Financial Services. Webinar link: https://join.uams.edu/invited.sf?secret=lsmXUXhms_c0KMBm3Hge4w&id=924908596…


CE Event, Nov. 7-9: 2018 Sexual Assault Hospital Protocol Conference 🗓 🗺

Registration is now open! The Sexual Assault Hospital Protocol Conference is intended for physician and nursing professionals who respond to cases of acute sexual assault of pediatric or adult patients in the hospital or acute care setting and for hospital administration. Presentations will be provided by medical, forensic science, law enforcement, child welfare and advocacy…


CE Event, Sept. 27: Department of Biomedical Informatics, “Medical Imaging in Anthropology” 🗓 🗺

  R E S E A R C H & A P P L I C A T I O N S E M I N A R S E R I E S Kirk Smith, Instructor Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Learning Objectives 1. Describe the…


CE Event, Sept. 26: UAMS AR-IMPACT — ‘Non-Opioids of Abuse’ 🗓 🗺

All UAMS faculty are invited to attend AR-IMPACT, a weekly free interactive televideo program, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This week’s session will feature Televideo Case Conferences and “Medications for Withdrawal during Opioid Tapering.” The presenter is Masil George, M.D., UAMS Department of Geriatrics. Click here for the flyer. More Information: http://arimpact.uams.edu/…


CE Event, Sept. 28: ONE Team – “Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents” 🗓 🗺

The next ONE Team continuing education event, “Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents” will be noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28 in Shorey S5/25 or ACH Chairman’s Hall. The event also is available via interactive video and Cisco Meeting. The speaker will be Sara Jones, Ph.D., APRN, PMHNP-BC. 3 Ways to Join: 1. In person:…


September 20, 2018

FAITH Summit Draws Leaders to Address Mental Health Disparities

Kenneth O. Young, right, watches as Leanne Lefler guides a blindfolded volunteer from the audience through an obstacle course at the FAITH Network Summit.

Sept. 20, 2018 | A blindfolded volunteer stood Sept. 14 at the FAITH Network Summit in Little Rock as people in the audience shouted directions to guide her through an improvised obstacle course of stools and chairs.


September 19, 2018

Adult Vaccinations to Be Given Sept. 28 at UAMS Schmieding Center in Springdale

Sept. 19, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and Walgreens are working together to provide adult vaccinations Sept. 28 at the UAMS Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education in Springdale. Adult vaccinations for flu and pneumonia will be administered from 9-11 a.m. at the center at…


September 18, 2018

Arkansas Summit Oct. 25 to Showcase State’s Life Science-based Companies

Sept. 18, 2018 | Entrepreneurs, investors, research scientists, service providers and the public interested in technology companies that develop products to improve people’s lives and health are invited to the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit to be held Oct. 25 in Conway. The event will showcase presentations from 11 of the fastest-growing technology companies with research…


September 17, 2018

Adult Vaccinations to Be Given Sept. 28 at UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast in Jonesboro

Sept. 17, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and Walgreens are working together to provide adult vaccinations Sept. 28 at the UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast in Jonesboro. Adult vaccinations for flu and pneumonia will be administered from 9-11 a.m. at the center at 303 E. Matthews. A…



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