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UAMS College of Pharmacy Ranked among Top Pharmacy Colleges

Aug. 14, 2020 | The UAMS College of Pharmacy recently was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having one of the best colleges of pharmacy nationwide, ranking 31st among 134 total colleges in the magazine’s 2020 list. “What makes the College of Pharmacy special is its people. The hard work and passion its faculty and students have...

The UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation is accepting applications from Arkansas communities for broadband grants of up to $75,000 each.

Broadband Grants up to $75,000 Available to Rural Arkansas Communities through UAMS

Aug. 13, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK — Thirty grants of up to $75,000 each are available to help rural Arkansas communities apply for federal grants and loans to make broadband accessible to their residents. The “Rural Broadband I.D. Expenses Trust Fund Grant,” sponsored by state Sen. Missy Irvin, is funded by the state’s Restricted Reserve Fund and federal coronavirus...

Some of the technologists in the UAMS Clinical Lab stand before the recently upgraded automated testing line. All of them provided input into the planning for the upgrade.

First-in-the-Nation Technology Saves Lab Labor, Testing Time

Aug. 11, 2020 | A first-in-the-nation innovative piece of technology installed between two automated lines in a large UAMS lab has shaved turnaround time for test results by 10-15 minutes and allows skilled technologists more time for complex analysis. The new automated arm joins the chemistry line made by Beckman Coulter to the hematology testing line made by Sysmex,...

Madison Green, left, and Michael Kramer

Rho Chi, Phi Lambda Sigma to Meet Challenging Year Head On; New Members Named

Aug. 10, 2020 | Just as most classes at UAMS are moving online to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 global pandemic, College of Pharmacy student organizations are going to connect students together as much as possible with technology, too. Madison Green is the new president of the college’s Beta Iota Chapter of The Rho Chi Honor Society. The...

Dr. Pinckard-Dover and Dr. Petersen pre-op

Pinckard-Dover is First Female to Graduate UAMS Neurosurgery Residency

Aug. 7, 2020 | It doesn’t take long for many young girls to be exposed to messages about what girls “can” and “cannot” do. Thankfully, Heather Pinckard-Dover never got the memo. She is the first female neurosurgeon to complete a residency at UAMS, Arkansas’ only academic health sciences center. “From the time I was little, my parents were always...

Nirvana Manning, M.D.

Nirvana Manning, M.D., Named Chair of UAMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Aug. 6, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK — Nirvana Manning, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). “Dr. Manning has strived to provide the very best for our patients, students and trainees since joining our faculty in 2007, and in her current role as director and...

Austin Larey and Ansley Scott

UAMS Students Assist Homeless Shelters with COVID-19 Supplies

Aug. 5, 2020 | In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, three of the top needs in Arkansas homeless shelters are hand sanitizer, masks and gloves, according to a recent Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health survey of 48 shelters. But not only did the students and faculty reach out to determine needs, they stepped up to work...

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