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2020 CCPC

Community Partners Gather to Address Health Disparities

Building bridges and partnerships to eliminate rural health disparities was the focus Sept. 25 of the 2020 Community-Campus Partnership Conference. The conference, presented by UAMS, brought together virtually over 200 community leaders, students, researchers, health care workers and stakeholders to discuss strategies that enhance the development and sustainability of community-campus partnerships in an effort to…

Lee Butler with her grandchildren, Emily and Andrew.

Scarless Hysterectomy Gives Sherwood Woman Peace of Mind

Lee Butler loves to garden. Her family and her neighbors all enjoy the abundant foliage of hosta plants and ferns as well as the blooms on the rose and azalea bushes surrounding her Sherwood home. “People ask me how I have time to make them all so beautiful. I tell them, “It didn’t start out…

David Miller and his wife, Jennifer, 4 months after the accident

ENT Surgeon Reconstructs Man’s Face After Gun Explodes

When 53-year-old David Miller of Beebe arrived at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) on the evening of Nov. 12 by Med Flight helicopter, the left side of his face was protruding several inches beyond the rest of his head. Hours earlier, he and a friend were in a pasture outside Newark preparing…

Vote for UAMS Nominations in AY’s Best of 2021

The voting in AY’s Best of 2021 is open. Here are the categories that include UAMS and UAMS providers you can vote for: Best surgeon (lower extremity) – Lowry Barnes Best place to have a baby – UAMS Best nurse practitioner  – Ebonye Green Best hospital – UAMS Best in Neurology – Sarah Cobb To…

Joseph Woodall

March MVP — Joseph Woodall

Dear Team UAMS, Each month, I have the pleasure of recognizing and celebrating an employee who represents the UAMS values of compassion, hard work and dedication. The MVP for March is just such a person, and I am pleased to announce that Joseph Woodall is our honoree. Joe is senior systems administrator, advanced, for UAMS…

Sara Shalin, M.D., wearing white coat over business attire.

Sara Shalin, M.D., Ph.D., Named Chair of UAMS Department of Dermatology

LITTLE ROCK — Sara Copeland Shalin, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as chair of the Department of Dermatology in the UAMS College of Medicine. “Dr. Shalin has done an exceptional job as interim chair of Dermatology since last March, advancing the department’s efforts in clinical care, research and education, while providing excellent support for her…

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