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Regina Gibson, center stage, and two assistants lead the audience through a few Ageless Grace exercises during the Dementia Update at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Dementia Update Presents Latest Research

The full power of UAMS experts in dementia was on display at the Dementia Update hosted by the UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging on Nov. 21-22. The conference drew more than 130 health care professionals and caregivers. The theme was “Preserving function and information about quality of life” among patients with neurocognitive disorders. The presentations…

Teresita Bellido, UAMS' newest ARA Scholar, second from right, talks to UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, left and Gov. Asa Hutchinson, second from left and other dignitaries before the formal ceremony recognizing her as an ARA Scholar.

UAMS Researcher Teresita Bellido Named ARA Scholar

UAMS’ Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., an internationally known leader in bone research, was named an Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Scholar at a news conference today at the State Capitol. Bellido, who will receive $500,000 from the ARA to further her research, was presented with a certificate by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D.,…

Potrait of Dr. Patterson

Infectious Disease Specialist Kristine Patterson, M.D., Joins UAMS

Kristine Patterson, M.D., an infectious disease specialist and well-known expert on HIV in women, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Patterson is an associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, UAMS College of Medicine. She sees patients through UAMS’ Infectious Diseases Clinic. She earned her medical…

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