Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging


September 4, 2018

Angela Norman, D.N.P., Named Director of Centers on Aging at UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging

Ben Boulden

LITTLE ROCK — Angela Norman, D.N.P., has been named the director of the Centers on Aging, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Norman succeeds Claudia Beverly, Ph.D., R.N., who retired last year. The Reynold Institute’s network of seven Centers on Aging seeks…


August 16, 2018

UAMS Researcher Receives $2.1 Million Grant To Determine Best Nutrition for Military Combat, Training

Ben Boulden

Arny Ferrando, Ph.D., recently received a $2.1 million grant from the Department of Defense to determine the best nutrition for military personnel in combat. Ferrando is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Arny Ferrando, Ph.D., recently received $2.1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to determine the best possible nutrition for military personnel engaged in combat and combat training.


May 21, 2018

UAMS Researchers Unlock More Clues to Alzheimer’s; Illustrates How Protein Risk Factor Interacts with DNA

Katrina Dupins

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a protein known to be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease interacts with DNA. Sue Griffin, Ph.D., is an internationally known Alzheimer’s disease researcher at UAMS. The findings were published February 2018…


April 9, 2018

Judy Grundfest Named Lifetime Member of UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging Community Advisory Board

Ben Boulden

April 9, 2018 | Judy Grundfest recently was made a lifetime member of the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging Community Advisory Board by the board’s executive committee. A member of the board is eligible for lifetime status after serving with distinction, said Larry Alman, board chair. They retain all the rights and privileges…


December 14, 2017

UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging Boasts Two Decades of Accomplishment

Ben Boulden

Dec. 14, 2017 | Unlike most 20 somethings who are starting careers and have relatively little yet they want to boast about, the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, which turned 20 this year, already can look back on a rich legacy of achievements. Like many things that grow, however, it started with a…


November 16, 2016

Wei Honored as Distinguished Faculty Scholar

Ben Boulden

Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D., receives the Distinguished Faculty Scholar award from Dean Pope L. Moseley, M.D.

Nov. 16, 2016 | If someone piled all the research journals, research reports and documents resulting from or associated with the professional life of Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D., then it might have been as high as the Pauly Auditorium stage on which she stood Nov. 9. She was on the stage to be honored as…


October 4, 2016

UAMS Hosts 17th Annual Geriatrics Conference

Ben Boulden

Oct. 4, 2016 | During the 17th annual Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update recently at UAMS, about 160 geriatrics professionals and educators learned what’s new in caring for older patients, giving them the tools to achieve what a guest speaker called “the Triple Aim.” The Triple Aim is a set of goals developed at the…


July 25, 2016

UAMS’ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Alzheimer’s Association

Ben Boulden

July 25, 2016 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Sue T. Griffin, Ph.D., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association at its International Conference in Toronto. Griffin has made groundbreaking contributions in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. She is the Alexa and William T. Dillard professor…



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