Northwest Regional Campus


December 6, 2022

State Legislators Visit UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

David Wise

Arkansas State Representative Denise Garner gets ready to try out the virtual reality anatomy equipment on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus during a visit to the campus with fellow state representatives.

A group of about 10 state legislators, as well as staff members from the offices of U.S. Rep. Steve Womack and U.S. Sen. John Boozman, toured the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville on Nov. 29, where they learned more about UAMS’s commitment to health care in Northwest Arkansas. The…


November 10, 2022

UAMS Study Finds One-Third of Vaccinated Arkansans Received COVID-19 Shot Despite Some Doubts

David Wise

African-American women received vaccine

FAYETTEVILLE — One-third of Arkansans vaccinated against COVID-19 reported some level of vaccine hesitancy during a study conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. Through the study, “Hesitant Adopters: An Examination of Hesitancy Among Adults in Arkansas Who Have Taken the COVID-19 Vaccine,” researchers…


November 9, 2022

NIH Funds UAMS Study Addressing Urgent Health Needs of Pregnant Marshallese Women

David Robinson

Britni Ayers, Ph.D., is leading the study involving small groups of pregnant Marshallese women and health care navigators to improve health outcomes.

LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team in Northwest Arkansas will study a potential way to improve health outcomes of pregnant Marshallese women using group-based care and health care navigators. Led by UAMS researcher Britni Ayers, Ph.D., the study of maternal health care involving small groups of women, known…


November 7, 2022

UAMS, Washington Regional Team Up for New Internal Medicine Residency Program in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

UAMS-WRMC Internal Medicine Residency Faculty

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Washington Regional Medical Center launched a new internal medicine residency program that will bring eight new medical residents to Northwest Arkansas each year. The UAMS-Washington Regional Internal Medicine Program is a community-based, academic-affiliated residency program rooted in training skilled internists. The curriculum consists of…


October 27, 2022

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Addresses Racial Inequities in Health Care at White Coats for Black Lives Event

David Wise

Vice Chancellor Amy Wenger speaks at White Coats for Black Lives event at UAMS Northwest

Students, faculty and employees gathered on the lawn by the North Street Clinic on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville to voice opposition to disparities and structural racism in health care and to hear about UAMS and community initiatives to address health care disparities and equity in the Northwest Arkansas region. The attendees also…


October 24, 2022

John Spollen, M.D., to Assume Lead Role of UAMS College of Medicine in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

John Spollen, M.D.

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine named John Spollen, M.D., as the new regional associate dean for the college in Northwest Arkansas, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Spollen, professor and vice chair for education in the UAMS Department of Psychiatry, will succeed Linda L.M. Worley, M.D., professor of psychiatry,…


October 11, 2022

UAMS, Springdale School District Partnership Sustains Five-Year Reduction in Sodium Intake for Students

David Wise

Salt in spoon with the words "Eat Less Salt"

FAYETTEVILLE — The Springdale School District sustained a reduction in sodium levels in student lunches for the last five years as part of a collaboration with the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Sodium Reduction in Communities Program,…


September 26, 2022

UAMS Receives $5 Million Grant to Reduce Disparities in Maternal and Infant Health

David Wise

Pregnant woman getting a check-up

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received a five-year, $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to improve maternal health care in Arkansas. The funding from Health Resources and Services Administration will help increase access to maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities and assist in tackling…


September 22, 2022

UAMS Study Finds Pandemic Limited Physical Activity, Nutrition Access for Arkansans with Diabetes

David Wise

Diabetes

FAYETTEVILLE — COVID-19 changed how Arkansans with diabetes manage their illness, especially during the height of the pandemic when stay-at-home orders were intensified, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. The study, Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption During the…


September 20, 2022

UAMS Health Opens Long COVID-19 Clinic in Fayetteville

David Wise

Man tied to COVID cell, pulling it

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is offering a new clinic in Fayetteville for patients who still have symptoms of a COVID-19 infection three weeks or more following a positive COVID test. Some people are reporting that they are continuing to experience COVID-19 symptoms weeks or months after their diagnosis. Commonly…



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