March 21, 2022

College of Medicine Match Day Ceremony Applauds 158 Seniors Fanning out Across the Country to Improve the World

Linda Satter

Heather Morgan, who matched to a family medicine residency at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington, and also won a jar of cash by being the last senior called to the stage, collect hugs after the ceremony. All the seniors contributed a dollar to the jar as they walked across the stage.

The UAMS College of Medicine’s Match Day ceremony Friday marked a return to normalcy for seniors who have spent the last two years of medical school largely avoiding crowds, and each other, to comply with pandemic-driven social distancing requirements. In a switch back to the live ceremonies of earlier years, albeit with masks to comply…

National Guard Recognizes UAMS Supervisor as ‘Patriotic Employer’

Ben Boulden

Marvin Powell, front and center, holds his Patriotic Employer Award from the Department of Defense. Also, front, left to right, Col. Dean Martin, Staff Sgt. Chris Coffman, Powell, Ms. Powell and Chancellor Cam Patterson.

The Arkansas Air National Guard on March 17 recognized UAMS supervisor Marvin Powell as a Patriotic Employer — an award that was more than a year in the making.

March 17, 2022

Dietetics, Nutrition Programs Mark Anniversaries with Online Celebration, Guest Lecture

Ben Boulden

UAMS Dietetics through the Decades: the Dietetics Internship program in the College of Health Professions' Department of Dietetics and Nutrition celebrated the 50th anniversary of its establishment.

Alumni, faculty and students celebrated March 10 the dual birthdays of programs in the UAMS College of Health Professions’ Department of Dietetics and Nutrition. College and university leaders spoke on Zoom about the history and achievements of the programs leading up to the anniversaries.

March 16, 2022

UAMS Simulation Center Helps Train Air Force Medics

Ben Boulden

Members of the 189th Medical Group train in trauma care with manikin in the UAMS Simulation Center.

U.S. National Guard personnel provided support to UAMS during nearly every phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, and on March 11 the university Simulation Education Center reciprocated.

Study Puts More Than 50 UAMS Faculty Among Top 2% of Influential Researchers

David Robinson

Shuk Mei Ho, Ph.D., UAMS vice chancellor for Research and Innovation, said the lengthy list of influential UAMS faculty is a testament to the institution’s high priority for research.

LITTLE ROCK — A study by Stanford University lists over 50 current and retired UAMS faculty among the top 2% of most influential researchers. The study is based on an analysis of Scopus, the largest database of peer-reviewed research literature. To determine the most influential researchers, the study authors used a combination of citation metrics…

March 14, 2022

Graduate Students Compete in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Research Competition

Linda Haymes

Jackson Mosley, a fourth-year medical student, won first place for his presentation of “Correlating Ytrium-90 PET/CT Absorbed dose with Tumor Response from Glass-Microsphere Radio Embolization.”

Ten students recently competed in this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Finals competition. This year’s event, usually a part of the UAMS Student Research Day, was held virtually March 2.  The 10 finalists were selected and voted on through three different semifinal competitions, which were held the week before and included 71 participants. In the…

March 3, 2022

March MVP — Cody Humphrey

Ben Boulden

Cody Humphrey

Meet the MVP for March, Cody Humphrey, an Equipment Tech in the Operating Room. In the course of his work, he puts into practice the UAMS values of being polite, friendly, respectful, thoughtful, optimistic and compassionate.

February 28, 2022

Four New Pharmacy Scholarships Created in 2021

Benjamin Waldrum

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Scholarships are just as much about the stories of who inspired them as they are the stories of future pharmacists that they help. This past year, the UAMS College of Pharmacy received four new scholarships from generous donors of various backgrounds.

Danyelle Musselman to Emcee UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s ‘Be a Part of the Cure’ Walk on April 30

Marty Trieschmann

Be A Part of the Cure Walk Logo

On April 30, the first lady of Arkansas Razorback Men’s Basketball, Danyelle Musselman, will emcee the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s “Be a Part of the Cure” Walk honoring all Arkansas cancer patients.

February 17, 2022

Nutrition Central to Fighting, Treating Cancer, Guest Lecturer States

Ben Boulden

David Heber

February is a National Cancer Prevention Month. Reza Hakkak, Ph.D., Chair of Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, invited one of the most prominent experts in the field of cancer prevention to give a presentation on Feb. 10.

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