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UAMS will hold its popular Girlology puberty session April 7.

UAMS To Host Girlology Puberty Event April 7

March 1, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is bringing back its popular Girlology puberty session April 7 to help girls face puberty with greater confidence.

C. Sparks

Sparks Embraces Opportunity to Promote Health and Social Equity in Arkansas and Beyond

Feb. 29, 2024 | Carla Sparks, MPH, throughout most of her 45 years of professional experience, has been an advocate of health and social equity. An alumna of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, Sparks is a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) specialist for Arkansas Children’s Hospital, where she...

Staff and faculty members from UAMS take a group photo with participants in the inaugural Building Bridges for Student Success Research Symposium.

Symposium Showcases Research from Students in DDEI’s Community Programs

Feb. 28, 2024 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) showcased some of the best research projects conducted by students in two of its community engagement programs during a Feb. 17 symposium. The inaugural Building Bridges for Student Success Research Symposium was organized by the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) in partnership with the...

photo of outside emergency room with words: UAMS has a comprehensive Emergency Department prepared to treat a wide variety of medical needs with immediate, around-the-clock access to orthopaedic and trauma surgeons, neurologists, cardiologists and other specialists.

UAMS Again Designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center

Feb. 21, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was again designated by the American College of Surgeons as the state’s only adult Level 1 Trauma Center — a distinction UAMS has held for seven years. “This means that UAMS has a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals committed and always prepared to...

Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., orthopaedic spine surgeon

Spine Surgeon Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., Joins UAMS Orthopaedics in Northwest Arkansas

Feb. 21, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — Gannon B. Randolph, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an orthopaedic spine surgeon practicing at UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He will see patients at the UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Clinic in Lowell. Randolph is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon with 18 years of experience....

Reed Greenwood and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson stand in front of the sign dedicating the UAMS Northwest Campus vice chancellor's office as the Mary Ann and Reed Greenwood Office of the Vice Chancellor

UAMS Names Regional Vice Chancellor’s Office in Honor of Mary Ann and Reed Greenwood

Feb. 20, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently paid tribute to Reed Greenwood and his late wife, Mary Ann, by naming an office in their honor on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus. The “Mary Ann and Reed Greenwood Office of the Vice Chancellor” recognizes the Greenwoods’ commitment and support of increasing access...

E. Cohen

Alumna Appreciates how College of Public Health Positioned her to Excel Professionally

Feb. 16, 2024 | Elizabeth Cohen, MHA, an alumna of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, is the business operations manager for the Arkansas Children’s Care Network. In that role, her primary duty is to implement the Medicaid Patient-Centered Medical Home program for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. “Helping our young patients...

Jacques J. Morcos, M.D.

UAMS to Host Feb. 23 Lecture on Advances in Neuroscience

Feb. 15, 2024 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a free, public lecture, “Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery: Behold the Inseparable Twins,” on Feb. 23. Presented by Jacques J. Morcos, M.D., president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the lecture is part of the M. Gazi and Dianne C.H....

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