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No Smoking at UAMS

No Smoking at UAMS, Arkansas State Hospital or VA

Employees, students, patients and guests are prohibited under Arkansas law from smoking or vaping on the UAMS campus – a law that is enforced by UAMS Police. The Arkansas State Hospital and the VA have joined us in our efforts to create a smoke-free campus.

Second Annual UAMS Day of Giving Sets Goal of $400,000 in 24 Hours

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), seeking to build on last year’s success, will hold its second annual Day of Giving on Oct. 2 and aims to raise $400,000 in 24 hours through donations to its foundation. Last year’s campaign, UAMS’ largest single-day philanthropic effort in its history, raised more…

Portrait of Dr. Westfall

Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., Appointed College of Medicine Dean

Sept. 24, 2018 | Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., F.A.C.S., a professor of ophthalmology and longtime clinical and academic leader at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been appointed dean of the College of Medicine. Westfall has served as interim dean since Feb. 23, when former dean Pope L. Moseley, M.D., stepped down to…

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