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UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA (left), and TRI Director Laura James, M.D. (far right), presented the award to the Rev. William H. Robinson, Deborah Bell and Arlene Williams.

UAMS Recognizes Community Partners at Awards Dinner

Nov. 26, 2018 | Better Community Development Inc. (BCD), which has a 25-year history of collaboration with UAMS, received the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award at the UAMS Translational Research Institute Community Partner Celebration.

Students from Little Rock Central High School are surprised when a mannequin at the UAMS Simulation Center provides verbal feedback during their visit for Physiology Understanding ("PhUn") Day.

Teens get ‘PhUn’ learning experience at UAMS

Nov. 19, 2018 | Nearly three dozen students in ninth through 12th grades from Little Rock Central High School visited the UAMS campus recently to participate in PhUn Day, organized by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the UAMS College of Medicine as part of the American Physiological Society’s national Physiology...

The fall 2018 Community Scientist Academy graduates are (l-r): Christine Murrell, Karen Boone, NaKisha Holmes, Sherita Williams, Sarah Pilcher, Jerusha Wynn, Dr. Julia Chears-Young, Jay Young and Ferrin Lunestad.

UAMS Graduates 10 from Community Scientist Academy

Nov. 16, 2018 | Researcher Tiffany Haynes, Ph.D., threw down the gauntlet for the 10 graduates of the UAMS Community Scientist Academy. “You can’t stop here,” Haynes, assistant professor in the UAMS College of Public Health, said in her keynote speech. She urged the group at their Oct. 30 graduation to share their experience in the academy on social...

Chancellor shaking hands with woman

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...

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