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Dra Bishop, 16, prepares to shoot a free throw. Bishop had a stroke in late May, but after treatment from UAMS physician Martin Radvany, M.D., he is almost fully recovered.

UAMS Physician Saves Teen from Effects of Rare Stroke

Sept. 21, 2018 | Early on May 27, UAMS neuroradiologist Martin Radvany, M.D., was working to make sure that a joke about stroke from teenager Dra Bishop was not the last joke Dra made. Bishop’s stroke was not a laughing matter. Dra, 16, a Bentonville High School and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball player, was…

CE Event, Sept. 25: Connecting Across Professions — ‘Managing your Finances and Student Loan Debt ‘

The next continuing education event in the Connecting Across Professions series will be “Managing your Finances and Student Loan Debt ” at noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Shorey Building, Room 5/25. This event is also available via interactive video and webinar. The presenter will be Janice Nottenkamper, B.A., UAMS Student Financial Services. Webinar link: https://join.uams.edu/invited.sf?secret=lsmXUXhms_c0KMBm3Hge4w&id=924908596…

CE Event, Nov. 7-9: 2018 Sexual Assault Hospital Protocol Conference

Registration is now open! The Sexual Assault Hospital Protocol Conference is intended for physician and nursing professionals who respond to cases of acute sexual assault of pediatric or adult patients in the hospital or acute care setting and for hospital administration. Presentations will be provided by medical, forensic science, law enforcement, child welfare and advocacy…

CE Event, Sept. 26: UAMS AR-IMPACT — ‘Non-Opioids of Abuse’

All UAMS faculty are invited to attend AR-IMPACT, a weekly free interactive televideo program, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This week’s session will feature Televideo Case Conferences and “Medications for Withdrawal during Opioid Tapering.” The presenter is Masil George, M.D., UAMS Department of Geriatrics. Click here for the flyer. More Information: http://arimpact.uams.edu/…

Employee Accolades — September 2018

Beverly Johnson, a patient services coordinator on F9 ENT/Orthopedic Surgical Specialties, has been named the September BEE of the Month, an award by the Center for Nursing Excellence that honors non-nurse staff who provide exceptional care for patients and families.

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