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photo of 14 people standing on stage with plaque: Rohit Dhall, M.D., chair of the Department of Neurology (in mask), accepts the plaque from Elizabeth Guerrero of the Parkinson's Foundation (directly to the right of the plaque), while surrounded by team members including Aditya Vikram Boddu, M.D. (bottom right), who co-chairs the UAMS Comprehensive Care Center with Dhall, and Tuhin Virmani, M.D., Ph.D. (standing behind Boddu to the left), division chief of neurodegenerative disorders.

UAMS Receives Parkinson’s Foundation Plaque for Comprehensive Care Center Designation

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently presented the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) with a plaque designating it as a Comprehensive Care Center for Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson’s Foundation created the designation in late 2021, reserving it for just 15 medical centers across the country whose specialized teams have met rigorous standards of excellence in…

Little girl receives a flu shot. Image text says "Five Myths About Flu Vaccines."

Five Flu Vaccine Myths … Busted!

By Sheldon Riklon, M.D., UAMS Family Medicine Physician The best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated every year. However, myths about the flu shot often cause people to skip it. For National Flu Vaccination Week (Dec. 4-8), here are five of the most common, and untrue, myths about the flu vaccine. Myth:…

Cam Patterson giving award to Linda Chesterfield

UAMS Honors Legislators at Chancellor’s Town Hall

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, recognized Arkansas state legislators with newly created awards at a Nov. 14 town hall. In his opening remarks, Patterson said the chief goal of the university’s strategic plan is to make Arkansas the healthiest state in the region by 2029. “It cannot be…

Come join our team! UAMS is holding a job fair Dec. 5 at The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital.

UAMS to Hold Job Fair Dec. 5 at Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is hosting a “Cookies & Cocoa Job Fair” from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 5, at the new Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital. UAMS is looking for registered nurses, scrub technicians, orthopaedic technicians and more to work at the new facility.



These programs were first broadcast the week of November 27, 2023.

Muhammad Ali Zulqarnain, M.D., portrait plus UAMS logo

Interventional Cardiologist and Structural Heart Specialist Muhammad Ali Zulqarnain, M.D., Joins UAMS

 LITTLE ROCK — Muhammad Ali Zulqarnain, M.D., an interventional cardiologist and structural heart specialist, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology.  He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, hypertension, adult echocardiography, critical care echocardiography, critical care medicine and internal medicine. “We were…

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