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Brett Bailey

Brett Bailey, Pharm.D., Named to Pharmacy HIT Collaborative Committee

Aug. 19, 2022 | Brett Bailey, Pharm.D., senior clinical informaticist with the Department of Clinical Informatics at UAMS Medical Center, was recently named to the Value Set Committee for the Pharmacy Health Information Technology (HIT) Collaborative. Bailey, also an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, was appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and...

Hundreds of new College of Health Professions students listen to one of several presentations Aug. 15 during the New Student Welcome Program.

New Students Get Overview of Year Ahead in College of Health Professions

Aug. 18, 2022 | To learn at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), students first need to learn about the university and their programs, and that’s what hundreds of new students in the College of Health Professions did Aug. 15 during the New Student Welcome Program.

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UAMS Researchers Find That COVID-19 Pandemic Increased Stress for Women

Aug. 17, 2022 | FAYETTEVILLE – The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted women’s stress levels, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Community Health & Research. The study, which was published by Dialogues in Health analyzed various factors that affected women in Arkansas, particularly working women in caregiver roles, and...

Physicians take part in point-of-care ultrasound training at the UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

UAMS Begins Training for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program

Aug. 16, 2022 | More than two dozen physicians from across the state gathered at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in Little Rock for a training session that served as a first step in a program to expand the use of point-of-care ultrasound. Point-of-care ultrasound is a tool that helps...

Ashley Nemec-Bakk

UAMS’ Ashley Nemec-Bakk, Ph.D., Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship for Space Health Research

Aug. 15, 2022 | Ashley Nemec-Bakk, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Division of Radiation Health and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is one of three researchers nationwide to receive a postdoctoral fellowship from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine. TRISH is backed by NASA’s Human Research Program, with...

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Students Receive Hands-On Learning at First In-Person Pharmacy Camp Since 2019

Aug. 9, 2022 | Twenty-eight 17- and 18-year olds from Arkansas and Texas received a condensed pharmacy education over three days in June at Pharmacy Camp at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy. Pharmacy Camp was held at the UAMS Little Rock campus annually for more than a decade before the COVID-19 pandemic required...

Mohammad Pakravan

Mohammad Pakravan, M.D., MBA, Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

Aug. 8, 2022 | Mohammad Pakravan, M.D., MBA, has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Pakravan’s medical interests include neuro-ophthalmology, glaucoma, cataracts, and diseases of the cornea and anterior segment. “Dr. Pakravan is an internationally renowned expert in neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma,” said Paul Phillips, M.D., Jones Eye Institute...

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