Northwest Regional Campus


January 11, 2022

UAMS Occupational Therapy Students Break Ground, Complete Mental Health Fieldwork

David Wise

UAMS OT fieldwork discussion

  This story was written by Meeghan Gotcher, a senior Public Health major at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) became the first Occupational Therapy (OT) students in Arkansas to participate in mental health fieldwork in locations across the state. People who are experiencing mental…


December 15, 2021

UAMS-led Proposal Competing for $75 Million to Advance Health Care and Technology in Northwest Arkansas

David Wise

Build Back Better Regional Challenge Finalist

A proposal led by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is in the running to receive about $75 million in federal funding for a health care workforce and technology initiative in Northwest Arkansas. The UAMS-led effort is among 60 finalists from around the nation announced December 13, 2021, by the U.S. Department of…


November 30, 2021

UAMS Launches Five Satellite Training Centers to Improve Digital Health in Arkansas, Tennessee

Karmen Robinson

Telehealth Training Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK — The South Central Telehealth Resource Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is opening five satellite training centers in Arkansas and Tennessee.


November 2, 2021

UAMS Family Wellness Program Graduates First Fatherhood FIRE Participant

David Wise

Fatherhood FIRE program

The UAMS Community Health and Research (UAMS CHR) Family Wellness program recently graduated its first participant in the Fatherhood FIRE education course. Through Fatherhood FIRE (which stands for Family Focused, Interconnected, Resilient, Essential), Family Wellness staff work with fathers, couples and co-parents to ensure that every child is raised in a safe and nurturing environment…


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…



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