UAMS News


September 18, 2018

Faulkner County Woman Feels Boundless Following Joint Replacement

Linda Simon

Sept. 18, 2018 | In most cases, broken bones heal once given proper surgical treatment. New bone forms to reconnect broken pieces. However, Linda Simon of Conway found herself still in pain long after a surgery to repair her broken hip in 2017.


September 12, 2018

Radiology Staff Turns Department’s Newest Residents into “Captive” Audience

Rachel Pahls, M.D., and Kedar Jambhekar, M.D., of the UAMS Radiology Department, created an escape room to engage new residents in learning about the medical specialty.

Sept. 12, 2108 | Those who pursue a medical degree know the endeavor isn’t all fun and games but at times, learning and levity can intersect. Just ask the new UAMS radiology residents who recently found themselves locked in a room, working together to escape the clutches of a fictional crazy physician with hazardous nuclear materials.


September 11, 2018

Nursing Student Interested in Research to Cycle for it via Ride for Research

UAMS nursing student Bethany Reinbolt plans to ride the full 100 miles of the Myeloma Center's Ride for Research on Sept. 29 to support research

UAMS nursing student Bethany Reinbolt, 31, was not familiar with myeloma before she read about the UAMS Myeloma Center’s Ride for Research set for Sept. 29.


September 10, 2018

UAMS Sets October Computer Classes for Adults

LITTLE ROCK — Two computer classes — Computer Basics and Everything You Want to Know about Your iPhone & iPad— and two computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support and Genealogy Travel & Last Will— will be taught in October for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on…


September 6, 2018

Spinal Cord Stimulator Virtually Erases Woman’s Chronic Pain

Joyce Williamson

Sept. 6, 2018| For 18 months, Joyce Williamson lived with constant pain. The discomfort was so intense that there were days she did not want to get out of bed. “Being in pain takes a lot out of you,” Williamson said. “It was constant, burning, bone-crushing pain. It affected my work, everything. I was beginning…


Gov. Asa Hutchinson Lends Support to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Interim Director Laura Hutchins, M.D., (center) leads Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (right) and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, on a tour of the Cancer Institute.

Sept. 6, 2018 | A 10-minute drive from the Arkansas State Capitol on Sept. 5 brought Gov. Asa Hutchinson face to face with the future of cancer research.


August 23, 2018

Multi-Disciplinary Structure Provides Best Care for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs with their parents Kenzie and Morgan.

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs are just starting to toddle around their world. The 1-year-old twin girls from Conway spend their days exploring, laughing, blowing kisses and keeping their parents, Kenzie Butcher-Dubs and Morgan Dubs, on their toes.


August 13, 2018

Essential Tremor Patient Says Surgery was Life-Changing

Kimberly Zimmer visits neurologist Rohit Dhall, M.D., to check the results of her deep brain stimulation surgery.

Aug. 13, 2018 | Kimberly Zimmer stretches her arms out in front of her and smiles. The 50-year-old is showing off how steady her hands are. “Never in my life have I been able to hold my hands that still,” she said. Zimmer had been diagnosed with essential tremor as a child. Fellow students bullied…


July 27, 2018

Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanketing Cancer Patients with Love

UAMS Myeloma Institute recently received blankets from the Arkansas division of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Subaru of Little Rock through the nationalwide Subaru Loves to Care initiative.

July 27, 2018 | Patients of the UAMS Myeloma Institute were recently wrapped in additional care and comfort, thanks to the nationwide Subaru Loves to Care initiative by the vehicle manufacturer in partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


July 23, 2018

Not a Step Slower: Knee Replacement Produce Maximum Strength, Mobility

David Flory (r) and Rick Gautier (l) play a game of pickle ball.

July 23, 2018 | Retired police chief David Flory, 59, and Rick Gautier, 66 play pickle ball together at the Village Church of Christ in Hot Springs Village. The paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis is not the only thing they share. They both recently had knee replacement surgery with…



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