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UAMS College of Public Health First to offer MS in Healthcare Data Analytics

The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer a Master of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics, becoming the only academic program in Arkansas to offer a master’s degree in the emerging field of analytics and health care. Beginning fall 2020, the college’s Department of…

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Caucus Celebrates 30 Years of Women Faculty in Research

The Women’s Faculty Development Caucus celebrated 30 years by turning a spotlight on women in research at UAMS, while also setting new goals to ensure that progress continues. The Women in Research Poster Showcase was held Nov. 7 in the Fred W. Smith Conference Center on the 12th floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine…

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UAMS Adds Two New Spaces for Breastfeeding Moms

Nov. 14, 2019 | Breastfeeding at UAMS just became a little more convenient for employees and visitors alike with the recent installation of two additional clean, private areas for nursing moms to pump or breastfeed. On Nov. 6, two 50-square-foot, wheelchair-accessible Mamava lactation rooms arrived. Users can access the room through a free mobile app….

Emergency Response Drill on Nov. 15

An Emergency Response Drill will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, in the Simulation Center, located on the ground floor of the Central Building. This drill will NOT affect clinical operations; any employees involved in this drill have already been notified.

During this time, you might see UAMS Police Officers and others dressed in tactical gear and armed with sim guns to complete the hands-on training for this drill. You also may hear simulated gunfire during this time frame. The sim guns used for these exercises do not fire live ammunition. Please do not be alarmed.

Quality Management Department Hosts Nov. 19 Lunch & Learn

The UAMS Quality Management Department is hosting a Lunch & Learn session from noon to 1 pm on Nov. 19 in Room 226 in the Wilson Education Building. Mark Bremer, vice president of manufacturing operations for Dassault Falcon Jet, will share his healthcare story, his experience as a UAMS patient, and the Culture of Excellence they are building at Dassault Falcon Jet.

Honor a Loved One with a Cancer Institute Miracle Star this Holiday Season

This December, the Miracle Star tree will light up the Cancer Institute for the 27th year. We invite you to be a part of this wonderful tradition by sponsoring a star as a special holiday greeting or to pay tribute to a special person. All orders must be postmarked or delivered to the Cancer Institute (Room 111-2) by Dec. 12. 

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