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Myeloma patient John Tyler of Conway accepts a blanket from Shane Haas, communications manager of Subaru of Little Rock

Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanketing Myeloma Patients with Love

July 12, 2019 | Patients undergoing treatment at the UAMS Myeloma Center received throw blankets recently along with written messages of hope, courtesy of the Subaru Loves to Care initiative. Six employees from the Subaru of Little Rock dealership — many of them with connections to cancer through their own loved ones — and the…

Walk with a Doc on Aug. 3

You are invited to Walk with a Doc from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at War Memorial Stadium on the North Lawn. (Park at the stadium and look for the walk signs!) Leslie Stone, M.D., M.P.H., will speak on diabetes and walking.

Deal of the Week: UAMS Scrub Sale July 29-31

The UAMS Scrub Sale, sponsored by the UAMS Medical Auxiliary, will be held in the Lobby Gallery on July 29-31. Prices will be discounted 10% off popular brands and styles,with all items meeting UAMS scrub standards.

The staff of H4 trauma/surgical/cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit donated the equivalent of 652 boxes of cereal to the Arkansas Foodbank.

Staff Cereal Drive Haul Represents 652 Boxes

The staff of H4 trauma/surgical/cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, including nurses and nursing assistants, harnessed their own generosity and combined it with that of numerous other donors to provide a plentiful donation of cereal to the Arkansas Food Bank.

Melodee Harris, Ph.D., RN, APRN

Harris Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

Melodee Harris, Ph.D., RN, APRN, the co-director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Nursing, has been selected as a Fellow by the American Academy of Nursing. Harris was one of 231 highly distinguished nurse leaders selected by the academy for its 2019 class and…

Froehlich brings 16 years of experience in marketing and development from multiple roles of progressive responsibility at Auburn University.

Stephanie Froehlich Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Central Advancement for UAMS Office of Institutional Advancement

Stephanie Froehlich has been named associate vice chancellor for central advancement for the Office of Institutional Advancement at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, effective July 12. Froehlich brings 16 years of experience in marketing and development from multiple roles of progressive responsibility at Auburn University. In her new position, she will oversee the…

Dr. Rice gives presentation

Morehouse Medicine Leader Sees Challenges, Promise in Pursuing Health Equity

Arkansas and Georgia both face challenges and opportunities when it comes to reaching underserved health populations in the rural South, said Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice said both Morehouse and UAMS have vital roles to play in addressing health equity as a means of improving health care…

irst Patient-Oriented Seminar on Diabetic Retinopathy and Nutrition Held at JEI

First Patient-Oriented Seminar on Diabetic Retinopathy and Nutrition Held at JEI

On Friday, June 14th, Heather Vines, BSN, RN, CRNO of the Jones Eye Institute presented our first patient educational seminar focusing on diabetes, eye disease, and nutrition. It was well attended and participants were very interactive with our two invited dieticians, Cayla-Marie Jackson and Andrea Tappe. The presentations centered on diabetic eye disease and the role…

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