Northwest Regional Campus


October 21, 2021

Arkansas 211 and UAMS Partner to Promote Lyft Transportation to Vaccinations and Health Services

David Wise

Arkansas 211 LYFT Rides

Arkansas 211 has been awarded grants totaling $97,000 to launch a statewide partnership with the rideshare company Lyft. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will promote the free service through its eight regional campuses throughout the state. An $87,000 grant for free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites is awarded by The Palo Alto…


October 20, 2021

Amy Wenger Named Vice Chancellor of UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

Yavonda Chase

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has named Amy Wenger, MHSA, vice chancellor of its Northwest Regional Campus, effective Dec. 1.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has named Amy Wenger, MHSA, vice chancellor of its Northwest Regional Campus, effective Dec. 1.


September 24, 2021

UAMS Offers Booster COVID Vaccines in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will begin offering third doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to qualifying individuals on Monday, Sept. 27, at the Vaccine Clinic at 401 S. Monroe St. in Little Rock. This clinic also provides seasonal flu vaccines.

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus will begin offering booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to qualifying individuals on Monday, Sept. 27, at its drive-thru Vaccine Clinic at 1100 N. Woolsey Ave. in Fayetteville. No appointments are necessary. In accordance with FDA authorization, booster doses of the…


September 23, 2021

UAMS Receives Additional $4.75 Million to Train Primary Care Physicians, Improve Rural Health Care

Linda Satter

Spencer Parnell and Caroline Geels, first-year students in the College of Medicine's new 3-year M.D. program, practice CPR on a training manikin at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received an additional $4.75 million in federal grant money to continue efforts to improve health care in rural Arkansas through training and retaining primary care physicians. The supplemental award from the Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,…


September 15, 2021

UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic Receives Parkinson’s Grant

David Wise

What causes Parkinson's Disease?

FAYETTEVILLE – Parkinson Voice Project has named the UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic in Fayetteville as a recipient of its 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant Program. SPEAK OUT! is a therapy regimen tailored to people with Parkinson’s disease to improve their voicing, and in turn, their swallowing. SPEAK OUT! is usually completed in 12…


September 10, 2021

UAMS to Host Vaccine Clinics at Fayetteville Public Library

David Wise

COVID-19 Vaccination

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is hosting a free community COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Fayetteville Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 21, and Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic will be held in the library’s Willard and Pat Walker Community Room. The public should park…


September 8, 2021

UAMS Launches Community Effort to Address Food Insecurity

David Wise

Soup kitchen staff serve food to food insecure people.

FAYETTEVILLE – The Office of Community Health and Research at UAMS is launching a “community of practice” focused on addressing food insecurity. A community of practice is a learning partnership among organizations and individuals aimed at addressing a common issue. By sharing skills and experiences, the Northwest Arkansas Food Insecurity Community of Practice will be…


August 31, 2021

UAMS Wins AAMC Award for Outstanding Community Engagement

David Wise

Staff and residents of the UAMS North Street Clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas, hold up thank you signs.

FAYETTEVILLE – The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently bestowed its top honor for community engagement to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement is presented annually to an AAMC-member medical school or teaching hospital with a long-standing, major institutional commitment to partnering with the…


August 17, 2021

UAMS Now Providing COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

Monoclonal Antibody Vial

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is now administering a special infusion to qualifying COVID-positive people in Northwest Arkansas to help minimize symptoms and keep people out of the hospital. UAMS is providing the subcutaneous monoclonal antibody injections (Regen-Cov) on its Fayetteville campus at 1125 N. College Ave. on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday…


August 10, 2021

UAMS Research Sheds Light on Vaccine Hesitancy in Arkansas

David Wise

Vaccines are available at multiple locations across the state of Arkansas.

Researchers at UAMS have found that trust in vaccines, fear of infection, and race or ethnicity play a large role in whether or not people will get a COVID-19 vaccine, particularly when looking at socio-demographic factors.



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