June 15, 2018

Chancellor Patterson Welcomed by UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

Amy Widner

Chancellor shaking hands

June 15, 2018 | UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, met today with employees of the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus, thanking them for their work to improve the health and health care for the people of Arkansas. Patterson’s first day as chancellor was June 1. He traveled to northwest Arkansas for the morning reception held…

June 4, 2018

Katie Brown, O.D., Chosen Young Optometrist of the Year

Lee Hogan

June 4, 2018 | Katie Brown, O.D., an optometric physician at the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, is the Arkansas Optometric Association’s 2018 Young Optometrist of the Year award recipient.

May 25, 2018

UAMS Scientist Crooks Honored by Cancer Institute Auxiliary

Susan Van Dusen

Peter Crooks, Ph.D., D.Sc., was honored by the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute for his achievements in drug development.

May 25, 2018 | The process of creating new drug therapies is completely foreign to most people. But for UAMS’ Peter Crooks, Ph.D., D.Sc., it’s just another day at the office.

May 22, 2018

WISE Childhood Nutrition Program Wins Education Award

Amy Widner

Children smelling tomato

May 22, 2018 | Rarely are child temper tantrums a sign of success, but this is one of those circumstances. The WISE program – Together, We Inspire Smart Eating – has been working to introduce fresh fruits and vegetables into the diets of Arkansas children since 2011. “Parents come into the program thinking, ‘oh, my…

May 21, 2018

UAMS Graduates 969 Health Care Professionals

Lee Hogan

UAMS celebrated 969 new health care professionals at its 2018 commencement ceremony May 19 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

May 19, 2018 | Degrees and certificates were awarded to 969 graduates of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 157 in the College of Medicine; 282 in the College of Nursing; 111…

May 17, 2018

Family Medicine Conference Covers Updates on Practical Topics

Amy Widner

Doctors practing knee injections

May 17, 2018 | More than 145 family physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists learned updates on marijuana and medicine, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea and common orthopedic issues May 10-12 at the 40th annual Family Medicine Intensive Review Course at UAMS. The conference, one of UAMS’ larger family-medicine conferences, offered 23 hours of continuing education on medical…

Wright, Sterba Honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year

Amy Widner

Dean giving faculty award to Wright

May 17, 2018 | Patricia Wright, Ph.D., R.N., and Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where two new awards for administrative support were also given to Pam Kahler and Johnpaul Jones. “It’s been a great year for the graduate school,” said Robert E. McGehee…

May 16, 2018

UAMS Celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage

Lee Hogan

Michael Occidental, a UAMS medical student, speaks during the UAMS celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 2.

May 16, 2018 | Everyone has an answer to the question of how they ended up at UAMS. Faculty, staff and students heard four unique perspectives May 2 at an event honoring Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The lunchtime symposium, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, brought…

May 11, 2018

UAMS, DHS Launch Free Consultation Service for Health Care Providers Treating Opioid-Addicted Patients

Amy Widner

Doctor at microphone

May 11, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) today launched a free one-on-one consultation service for health care providers treating patients diagnosed with opioid addiction. These providers can call the Medication-Assisted Treatment Recovery Initiative for Arkansas Rural Communities (MATRIARC) hotline for advice on a…

May 8, 2018

UAMS Proteomics Workshops Educate, Promote Collaborations

Lee Hogan

Scientists from across the nation gathered at UAMS in April to learn more about their specialty: proteomics.

May 8, 2018 | A skillful proteomics facility translates into improved care for a host of conditions. The research it fosters in identifying the functions of proteins drives the development of new treatments for diseases with high prevalence in Arkansas such as cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease. The key is a trained, knowledgeable staff. The…

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