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Dra Bishop, 16, prepares to shoot a free throw. Bishop had a stroke in late May, but after treatment from UAMS physician Martin Radvany, M.D., he is almost fully recovered.

UAMS Physician Saves Teen from Effects of Rare Stroke

Sept. 21, 2018 | Early on May 27, UAMS neuroradiologist Martin Radvany, M.D., was working to make sure that a joke about stroke from teenager Dra Bishop was not the last joke Dra made. Bishop’s stroke was not a laughing matter. Dra, 16, a Bentonville High School and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball player, was…

UAMS Family Medicine Update Set for Oct. 25-27

LITTLE ROCK — The 22nd annual Family Medicine Update at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer continuing education for physicians, nurses and pharmacists Oct. 25-27, including a half-day emphasis on ear, nose and throat topics. A discounted early registration price of $330 for three days or $250 for two days is…

Philip A. Mackowiak, M.D., pointed to Mozart's edema/anasarca (swelling) as key to his theory on Mozart's death.

Visiting Lecturer: Swelling Key to Diagnosing Mozart’s Death

Sept. 19, 2018 | At 35, Mozart was feeling well and was as productive as ever, then a sudden illness killed him less than two months before his 36th birthday. The cause of death has been the subject of speculation ever since, with more than 100 proposed diagnoses. Philip A. Mackowiak, M.D., MBA, was invited…

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CHP Scholarly Accomplishments – First Half of 2018

 Scholarly Accomplishments (First Half of 2018: January 1- June 30, 2018) PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS Serai, SD Naidu AP, T Andrew Burrow, Prada CE, Xanthakos S, Towbin AJ.  Correlating Liver Stiffness with Disease Severity Scoring System (DS3) Values in Gaucher Disease type 1 (GD1) Patients.  Mol Genet Metab. 2018 Mar. 123(3):357-63. PMID:  29361370 Mistry PK, Balwani…

After receiving their white coats, members of the College of Pharmacy's Class of 2022 recite the Student Pledge of Professionalism.

College of Pharmacy Class of 2022 Dons White Coats

Sept. 10, 2018 | The first year at the College of Pharmacy presents challenges beyond rigorous schoolwork. It begins the process of choosing between multiple career paths in the profession, Melanie Reinhardt, Pharm.D., said Aug. 24 at the White Coat Ceremony for the UAMS College of Pharmacy Class of 2022. An assistant professor in the…

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