August 23, 2018

Summer Camps, Workshops Enrich Students of All Ages, Backgrounds

Lee Hogan

The Junior STEM Academy immersed students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics in health and other sciences.

Whether an undergraduate student looking for extra prep for medical school entrance exams, a young learner from an underprivileged or underrepresented background or a high school student wanting to spend the summer conducting research, chances are there was a camp or workshop available through the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs.

August 21, 2018

Ruth Thomas, M.D., Receives Inaugural National Women’s Leadership Award

Lee Hogan

Ruth Thomas, M.D., is the first recipient of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society's Women's Leadership Award. (Photo courtesy of American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society)

Orthopaedic surgeon Ruth Thomas, M.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received the inaugural Women’s Leadership Award from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. The award was established by the society’s Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation to recognize current and future female leaders in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery outside…

August 6, 2018

UAMS Symposium Shows How Technology Bolsters Learning

Lee Hogan

Teaching with Technology participants look on as Kevin D. Phelan, Ph.D., co-director of the Division of Clinical Anatomy, shows off the division's new Sectra Table.

He hasn’t overhauled his teaching methods or reinvented the wheel, but Jerad Gardner’s lectures, insight and expertise are reaching well beyond the confines most teachers educate within.

July 5, 2018

UAMS Gets Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Program Approval

Lee Hogan

UAMS College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia

July 5, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received approval from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education for a Nurse Anesthesia specialty in the College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program. The UAMS Council of Deans and the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees previously approved the program. The…

June 25, 2018

UAMS Eye Patient: To See Again is Phenomenal

Lee Hogan

Cindy Jones has dealt with eye issues for most of her life, but her treatment from David Warner, M.D., at UAMS' Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute has resulted in positive change.

June 25, 2018 | Each visit to UAMS to see cornea surgeon David Warner, M.D., is a joyous occasion for Cindy Jones. That’s because with each visit in the year-long recovery after her cornea transplant, her vision improves. “Each time it was better and better,” said Jones. Jones, 44, has had a lifetime of vision…

June 21, 2018

Beaumont Foundation’s $40K Funds 8 CON Scholarships

Lee Hogan

June 21, 2018 | The Beaumont Foundation has given $40,000 to the UAMS College of Nursing to fund eight scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Four undergraduate students and four graduate students will receive $2,500 apiece during the fall semester as recipients of the Deborah Dorsa Carmon Beaumont Foundation Scholarship. Eight additional scholarships will…

Girls Shown Science, Technology Opportunities at UAMS

Lee Hogan

June 21, 2018 | A couple dozen school-aged girls broke into groups of four and five and spread out across the room. In each group, one girl stood in the center as the rest — armed with a pen, clipboard, paper and measuring tape — outfitted her with round, silvery, shiny markers to track movement….

June 18, 2018

Emergency Staff, First Responders Learn Best Practices

Lee Hogan

Doctors, nurses, first responders, police officers and firefighters gathered at UAMS in June for an update on emergency care and best practices.

June 18, 2018 | Emergency care requires health care professionals and first responders to be adept at reacting quickly and efficiently to a variety of needs. Staying abreast of the latest advancements in treating common conditions and identifying what needs to be done takes training and practice. About 100 health care professionals, first responders, police…

June 15, 2018

UAMS Cheers on Crohn’s & Colitis Walk

Lee Hogan

As patients with inflammatory bowel disease and their families and friends walked to raise awareness and funding for the disease, UAMS was there to cheer on their efforts at the Take Steps Walk on May 19 in Little Rock. More than 265 participants, volunteers and sponsors took part in the event for Crohn’s and ulcerative…

June 12, 2018

UAMS Sets July Computer Classes for Adults

Lee Hogan

June 12, 2018 | Two computer class — Computer Basics and Intermediate Computers — and two computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your iPhone & iPad — will be taught in July for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on…

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