Giving


May 10, 2022

UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Be A Part of the Cure Walk Draws 1,000, Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Marty Trieschmann

the crowd at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Be A Part of the Cure Walk

More than 1,000 people gathered at War Memorial Stadium early April 30 for the 2nd Annual Be A Part of the Cure Walk benefiting the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Despite predictions of rain, the weather and atmosphere were perfect for the event that brought together cancer survivors, family, friends, physicians, nurses, researchers, and…


April 8, 2022

Daniel’s Story: From UAMS Lymphoma Patient to Be a Part of the Cure Walk Coordinator

Marty Trieschmann

UAMS Be A Part of the Cure Walk Coordinator, Daniel Frazier, talks about his experience being treated for cancer at the very place he now works.

Imagine you’re 23 and just landed your first promotion at your dream job. All is right with the world. Now imagine being diagnosed with lymphoma at the same time. For UAMS special events coordinator, Daniel Frazier, cancer was not part of the plan. “Whatever plan I thought I had, a cancer diagnosis was nowhere on…


December 2, 2021

Ashley County Cares Donations to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Near $500,000

Marty Trieschmann

Ashley County Cares Donation to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received $36,000 in additional funding from nonprofit Ashley County Cares (ACC) to further the institute’s statewide cancer prevention, treatment and research programs. The donation, presented Nov. 18 by Ashley County Cares co-directors Donna Shields and Bernice Nelms to Michael J….


November 10, 2021

UAMS Raises $15 Million Toward NCI Designation

Benjamin Waldrum

From left to right, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Director Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D., UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, Chris and Kim Fowler, and James Suen, M.D.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced today that it has raised more than $15 million towards NCI Designation, the halfway point toward its $30 million goal.


October 27, 2021

Carol Silverstrom Trust Gives Over $1 Million to Support Nursing, Cancer Programs at UAMS

Benjamin Waldrum

UAMS College of Nursing and Cancer Institute Logos

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received gifts totaling more than $1 million from the Carol Silverstrom Trust to support the highest priorities of the UAMS College of Nursing and the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Silverstrom, who died in April, named UAMS as a beneficiary of her trust….


February 8, 2021

Schueck/McCarty Family Gives $1 Million to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute for NCI Designation

Benjamin Waldrum

Marge Schueck (center) and her children, Patrick Schueck and Jennifer Schueck McCarty. The family is passionate about UAMS achieving NCI Designation and sees their gift as having an immediate impact toward reaching that goal.

The Schueck/McCarty family has pledged $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute to support its efforts in achieving National Cancer Institute Designation. The family is passionate about UAMS achieving NCI Designation and sees their gift as having an immediate impact toward reaching that goal, said Marge…


January 26, 2021

Larry Crain Sr. Honors Wife, Family With $1 Million Pledge to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Benjamin Waldrum

Larry Crain Sr. and his late wife, Janett, were high school sweethearts. Janett died in 2018 after a brief battle with cancer.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a $1 million pledge from Larry Crain Sr. to support the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s pursuit of National Cancer Institute Designation. In appreciation of the gift, UAMS will rename the Seed of Hope Garden on the Cancer Institute’s ground floor as the Janett Crain…


October 16, 2020

Online, Televised Shoe Sale to Benefit UAMS Cancer Institute

Susan Van Dusen

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Arkansans have the opportunity to buy designer shoes at a discount on the QVC shopping network and raise money for breast cancer research at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.


September 4, 2020

‘Be a Part of the Cure’ Raises $400,000 for Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Susan Van Dusen

Shapiro interviews Rockefeller

Arkansans stepped up to support the fight against cancer when the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute sponsored its first-ever televised fundraising event Sept. 2.


June 1, 2020

UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute To Host ‘Be a Part of the Cure’ Sept. 2 on KATV

Susan Van Dusen

Be a Part of the Cure, UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Arkansans are invited to “Be a Part of the Cure” on Sept. 2 when the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosts its first-ever televised event to raise funds and awareness for its research and treatment programs.