June 12, 2018

Brian Cotten to Lead UAMS Campus Operations

Lee Hogan

June 12, 2018 | Brian Cotten has been named associate vice chancellor for campus operations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective July 1. Cotten now serves as the UAMS Medical Center’s administrator for support services and is responsible for managing the performance of core hospital services including clinical engineering, patient transport, food…


June 11, 2018

Hip Replacement Opens Road to Fulfillment for Little Rock Woman

Lee Hogan

Most hip replacement patients don't start running long-distance competitions after their surgery, but Mary Anne Hansen did.

June 11, 2018 | Running is more than a hobby for Mary Ann Hansen. It’s a reprieve. It’s liberation from a past life. Most runners make a connection with the road early in life that remains for a lifetime. Not Hansen. Her bond formed after she was 50 and following a hip replacement. She noticed…


June 4, 2018

Katie Brown, O.D., Chosen Young Optometrist of the Year

Lee Hogan

June 4, 2018 | Katie Brown, O.D., an optometric physician at the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, is the Arkansas Optometric Association’s 2018 Young Optometrist of the Year award recipient.


May 25, 2018

Interim Chancellor Gardner’s Leadership Recognized by UA Board

Lee Hogan

As her tenure as interim chancellor comes to a close, Stephanie Gardner, Pharm..D, Ed.D., was recognized for her leadership with a resolution by the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.

May 25, 2018 | For “honorably and steadfastly” leading UAMS “during a most challenging period,” UAMS Interim Chancellor Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., was recognized May 24 with a resolution by the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees. The resolution was presented during the board’s two-day meeting on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus….


May 21, 2018

UAMS Graduates 969 Health Care Professionals

Lee Hogan

UAMS celebrated 969 new health care professionals at its 2018 commencement ceremony May 19 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

May 19, 2018 | Degrees and certificates were awarded to 969 graduates of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 157 in the College of Medicine; 282 in the College of Nursing; 111…


Springdale Man Finds Personalized Care at UAMS

Lee Hogan

At UAMS, Seth Mohorn found people like Amanda Davis (left) who afforded him the opportunity to be part of the decision-making process.

May 21, 2018 | There were plenty of reasons why Seth Mohorn would need a feeding tube for an extended period after a recent surgery, but he was determined to quell them. It did not matter that an everyday task would suddenly require more effort from him than ever before. He wanted to continue to…


May 16, 2018

UAMS Celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage

Lee Hogan

Michael Occidental, a UAMS medical student, speaks during the UAMS celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 2.

May 16, 2018 | Everyone has an answer to the question of how they ended up at UAMS. Faculty, staff and students heard four unique perspectives May 2 at an event honoring Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The lunchtime symposium, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, brought…


May 14, 2018

UAMS Sets June Adult Computer Classes

Lee Hogan

May 14, 2018 | One computer class — Computer Basics — and three computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Online Banking & Shopping and File Management — will be taught in June for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The courses will be presented by the…


May 8, 2018

UAMS Proteomics Workshops Educate, Promote Collaborations

Lee Hogan

Scientists from across the nation gathered at UAMS in April to learn more about their specialty: proteomics.

May 8, 2018 | A skillful proteomics facility translates into improved care for a host of conditions. The research it fosters in identifying the functions of proteins drives the development of new treatments for diseases with high prevalence in Arkansas such as cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease. The key is a trained, knowledgeable staff. The…


May 7, 2018

Vacation Injury Puts Little Rock Woman on Circuitous Path to UAMS

Lee Hogan

On the secluded island of Cayo Espanto, Joan Baldridge never expected to injure her hip. Her road home and to recovery passed through UAMS.

May 7, 2018 | On a normal day, Joan Baldridge could reach UAMS’ campus from her Little Rock home in a few minutes. That was not the case in November when Baldridge ultimately needed care in short order. Baldridge and her husband were at Cayo Espanto. The couple worked to pack and tidy up their…



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