UAMS News


November 4, 2022

UAMS College of Medicine Student Shines on “The Voice”

Linda Satter

Andrew Igbokidi stands by the fountain outside UAMS

Nov. 4, 2022 | First-year medical student Andrew Igbokidi is on the path to a promising career. But whether that career will be medicine or music — or perhaps a combination of both  — is yet to be determined. In early August, as the 22-year-old from Hot Springs was preparing to begin medical school at…


September 29, 2022

UAMS Presents Virtual Family Medicine Conference, Tobacco & Disease Symposium October 25-28

Linda Satter

LITTLE ROCK — The 26th Annual Family Medicine Update with Tobacco & Disease Symposium at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer up to 18 hours of online continuing education October 25–28 for primary care physicians, doctors of osteopathic medicine, advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, physical therapists, respiratory…


August 18, 2022

UAMS Heart Healthy Communities Project Teams Up with UCLA, Howard University Researchers

Linda Satter

Heart Healthy Communities workers gather information from community members.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Heart Healthy Communities Project  is partnering with researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) and Howard University to proactively engage historically marginalized and disadvantaged populations, and provide crucial information and resources during public health crises. The goal is to improve the quality and…


June 28, 2022

UAMS’ Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., Elected President of Graduate Enrollment Association

Linda Haymes

Kristen Sterba, Ph.D.

Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., associate provost for students and administration and director for institutional research, policy and accreditation in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Academic Affairs, was recently elected president of NAGAP, The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management. Sterba, who previously served as vice president, has begun serving as president. Her…


June 6, 2022

Biggest Audience in Three Years Attends Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony

Ben Boulden

The Physician Assistants Class of 2024 stands to recite and take the Professional Oath on May 27 in the Smith Auditorium.

The White Coat Ceremony on May 27 for the Class of 2024 in the UAMS College of Health Professions Department of Physician Assistant Studies was likely the largest in-person event in the Smith Auditorium in three years. “This is the first time that we have been able to have family and friends together in the…


May 10, 2022

UAMS Graduate School Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Spring Awards Reception

Linda Haymes

The Graduate School recognized more than 30 students, faculty and staff at a recent Spring Awards Reception.

The Graduate School at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recognized more than 30 students, as well as faculty and staff on April 21. “Today kicks off my favorite season of the year, the commencement season,” Robert McGehee, Ph.D., dean of the UAMS Graduate School, told the crowd gathered in the Biomedical II…


April 15, 2022

Family Celebrates Their ‘Walking Miracle’ with Donation to NICU

Kaitlin Barger

Hayes Haupt delivering donation to the UAMS NICU

The Haupt family recently returned to UAMS to give a gift to the NICU in honor of their son’s fourth birthday. Micah Haupt, her husband Will, Hayes, and his 7-year-old brother Hutch were thrilled to be back in the NICU on April 8 after last year’s gift had to be presented outside due to COVID-19…


March 31, 2022

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Tim Taylor

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These programs were first broadcast the week of April 4, 2022.


March 14, 2022

Graduate Students Compete in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Research Competition

Linda Haymes

Jackson Mosley, a fourth-year medical student, won first place for his presentation of “Correlating Ytrium-90 PET/CT Absorbed dose with Tumor Response from Glass-Microsphere Radio Embolization.”

Ten students recently competed in this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Finals competition. This year’s event, usually a part of the UAMS Student Research Day, was held virtually March 2.  The 10 finalists were selected and voted on through three different semifinal competitions, which were held the week before and included 71 participants. In the…


March 2, 2022

Spotlight on the Department of Imaging Sciences — All Divisions

News Staff

Division of Diagnostic Medical Sonography After my first year serving as the Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program, I can say I am more grateful than ever for the leadership Anthony Baker modeled as program director. He was an alumnus of Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences and DMS programs. Tony knew what students needed…



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