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UAMS, Our House Announce $2.5 Million Program to Provide Mental Health, Parenting Support for Mothers and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Nov. 13, 2018 | A program to provide homeless and near homeless pregnant women and mothers with young children access to behavioral health services was announced today by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Our House, a Little Rock non-profit center serving homeless and near-homeless populations in central Arkansas. The Home Together project is funded with...

Arkansas Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe, M.D., speaks at the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit in Conway

Life Sciences Summit: Health Care Needs Innovation and Flexibility

Nov. 6, 2018 | Business and economic disruption is coming to health care, Arkansas Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe, M.D., said Oct. 25 at the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit in Conway “Uber and AirBNB were successful in going around the transportation and hotel industries, and that is what is beginning to happen in health care,” Bledsoe said. “It’s going to...

Terry J DuBose

Passing of Our Dear Friend – Mr. Terry J. DuBose

Nov. 1, 2018 | It is with a heavy heart that we let you know of the passing of the college’s dear friend and colleague, Mr. Terry J. DuBose.  Terry passed away at his home in Austin, Texas, on Monday afternoon after a lengthy illness. Terry served as the director of the Division of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in the...

Dr. Berg giving presentation

Graduate School Career Day Celebrates Multitude of Career Paths

Nov. 1, 2018 | The UAMS Graduate School Career Day for Biomedical Sciences is an annual way to celebrate the variety and excitement of a career path made available by a doctoral degree in biomedical sciences. About 160 undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from UAMS, Arkansas and surrounding states attended the Oct. 18 event, which featured six speakers,...

Culinary medicine works in conjunction with health coaching, nutrition counseling, exercise, medications, and other elements as part of an overall approach to improve a patient’s health and lifestyle, according to Timothy Harlan, M.D., executive director of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University.

Culinary Medicine Expert Visits UAMS, Sees Recipe for Success

Nov. 1, 2018 | UAMS possesses all the ingredients for an interdisciplinary approach to culinary medicine, including a wellspring of enthusiasm on the subject, said the founder of a leading center in the area where medicine, cooking, education and healthy living overlap.

Isabel Rubio, M.D., Ph.D., with Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., Ph.D., said Klimberg and UAMS changed her life.

Klimberg Lectureship Brings Breast Cancer Luminaries Back to UAMS

Oct. 31, 2018 | Breast cancer treatments have improved dramatically over the last 20 years, with UAMS surgical pioneers such as V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., Ph.D., and Isabel T. Rubio, M.D., Ph.D., helping lead the way. Rubio, of Madrid, Spain, spent time at UAMS starting in 1996 as a Virginia Clinton Breast Oncology Fellow. She recently shared some of...

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