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Stephenson and his wife, Brittany, visit UAMS for a checkup.

Patient Uses FaceTime to Call Family During Brain Surgery

Before his seizure on May 31, 2018, Chris Stephenson, of Horatio, Ark., had no idea he had a tumor the size of an orange in his brain. He was logging about 4,000 miles a week in his big rig and happened to be driving when the seizure happened. “It took four paramedics to get me…

Lawrence O'Malley and Jo Smith at the Arkansas State Capitol.

UAMS Physician, Nurse Honored by Legislature

A UAMS physician and nurse were honored Feb. 12 by the Arkansas Legislature with temporary appointments to meet the representatives’ health care needs, along with those of State Capitol guests. Orthopedic specialist Lawrence O’Malley, M.D., and Jo Smith, a nurse and the director of special projects in the UAMS Center for Patients and Families, were…

Donate a Compassion Card for Caregivers

The UAMS Medical Auxiliary is seeking donations for their Compassion Card program. Compassion Cards provide an easy, convenient way to give caregivers in need a $25 gift card that can be used in UAMS food outlets.

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