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UAMS hosted an event for students.

UAMS Reaches High School Students With Virtual Event

Nov. 29, 2021 | Students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) met virtually with high school students from across Arkansas to share the various opportunities and careers in health care.

Dr. Gittens gives remarks at the DDEI Proud to Serve All event.

UAMS Holds First Proud to Serve All Event

Nov. 24, 2021 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted its first Proud to Serve All event, sponsored by the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion along with the LGBTQ+ Subcommittee.

Institutional Advancement team members in front of Thank UAMS Day sign

Gratitude on Display for Donors, Colleagues on Thank UAMS Day

Nov. 19, 2021 | Thank UAMS Day is a day of gratitude for the people, places and programs of UAMS. At this year’s Nov. 10 event, gratitude was on full display as members of the Institutional Advancement division recognized the efforts of staff, the investment of donors and their shared contributions to the UAMS mission. As the COVID-19 pandemic...

College Honors Three Faculty Members

Nov. 18, 2021 | The College of Health Professions recently recognized three exceptional faculty members. Melissa Halverson, Pharm.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, received the college’s 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Harshad Ladha, M.D., in white coat

Epileptologist Harshad Ladha, M.D., Joins UAMS Department of Neurology

Nov. 16, 2021 | Harshad Ladha, M.D., an epileptologist, recently joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)’ Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center as an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. Ladha comes to UAMS from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was a clinical neurophysiology fellow and then an epilepsy fellow. Earlier,...

Harshad Ladha, M.D., used graphics to illustrate his presentation.

Epilepsy Experts Share Updates on Condition during UAMS Symposium

Nov. 16, 2021 | Six multidisciplinary experts on epilepsy shared the latest updates on the neurological condition that affects over 65 million people worldwide, including 3.4 million in the United States, in a virtual epilepsy symposium hosted Nov. 6 by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The Third Annual Epilepsy Symposium consisted of segments focused on pediatric...

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