Northwest Regional Campus

August 2, 2021

UAMS Names New Internal Medicine, Family Medicine Resident Physicians in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

Internal Medicine Residents Class of 2024

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed 11 new internal medicine resident physicians and 10 new family medicine resident physicians who are now seeing patients at hospitals and clinics throughout Northwest Arkansas. The new internal medicine residents are: Ashlyn Abbot, D.O. – Hometown: Walnut Ridge Wade Arthur, M.D. – Hometown: Claremore,…

July 28, 2021

UAMS Research Looks at Arkansans’ Preferred COVID-19 Testing Sites, Reasons for Not Getting Tested

David Wise

Ronald Brimberry, M.D., administers a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE – Two studies by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shed some light on Arkansans’ preferred locations for COVID-19 testing and the reasons why some people may decide not to get a test in the first place. “Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Arkansas,…

July 6, 2021

Schmieding Foundation Gives $300,000 to UAMS Kids First, the Schmieding Developmental Center

David Wise

Children's Center for Health and Wellness building

Funds Used to Move Locations, Purchase New Playground Equipment FAYETTEVILLE – The Schmieding Foundation in Springdale gifted $300,000 to help pay for new playground equipment and the costs of moving UAMS Schmieding Kids First and the UAMS Schmieding Developmental Center from Lowell to a new location in Springdale. The two centers will start moving to…

June 14, 2021

UAMS Project Part of National Effort to Reduce COVID-19 in Hardest Hit Populations

David Robinson

A Marshallese resident in Northwest Arkansas receives a COVID-19 vaccine.

LITTLE ROCK — UAMS researchers and their community partners across Arkansas are studying the causes behind COVID-19’s devastating impact on minorities and developing plans to help increase vaccination rates.

May 14, 2021

Marshallese Man Receives Free Leg Prosthesis Thanks to UAMS, UA and Snell Prosthetics & Orthotics

David Wise

1st steps on new prothesis

May 14, 2021 | When Benson Laikidrik lost the lower part of his right leg due to complications from diabetes, he didn’t have much hope that his quality of life would ever be the same again. But thanks to a collaborative effort by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Northwest Arkansas, the…

May 12, 2021

UAMS Expanding Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program to Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

Digital Medical Sonography

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is adding another academic program to its UAMS Northwest Regional Campus — the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The degree is already offered by the UAMS College of Health Professions’ Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences on UAMS’ Little Rock campus. The college…

April 29, 2021

UAMS Restores Vision and Hope for 21 Marshallese Patients

Karmen Robinson

Libos Gold, 60, has her left eye examined by Carina Sanvicente, M.D., the day after her cataract surgery.

Libos Gold suffered from cataracts so severe that she couldn’t see her loved ones or even the food on her plate, but after undergoing cataract surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), she says her vision is now “very clear.” The Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute at UAMS hosted “The Gift…

April 22, 2021

Two UAMS Employees Selected for Arkansas Business’ 2021 40 Under 40 List

Linda Haymes

Johnathan Goree, M.D., and Ayoola Carleton

Johnathan Goree, M.D., and Ayoola Carleton have been included in this year’s class of Arkansas Business’ 40 Under 40, a group of rising young professionals who will be honored with an in-person luncheon and an interactive virtual event on June 17 in Little Rock. Honorees, all under the age of 40 years old as of…

April 6, 2021

UAMS Providing COVID-19 Vaccines in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

Northwest Arkansas COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is providing free COVID-19 vaccines at a drive-thru on its Northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville. The clinic is available to pre-registered patients only. No onsite registration will be allowed, but we can add you to the on-call list. There is no out-of-pocket cost to the…

March 4, 2021

Razorbacks partner with UAMS to serve Razorback student-athletes

News Staff

UAMS's Ramon Ylanan, M.D., who will serve as one of the primary physicians for Razorback Athletics.

FAYETTEVILLE – Razorback Athletics has partnered with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide comprehensive care for 465+ Razorback student-athletes. As part of the medical services agreement, UAMS will provide daily medical coverage to all 19 Razorback sport programs. The four-year agreement was activated on January 1, 2021 and runs through December 31,…

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