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ARresearch Study Participants Celebrated on Clinical Trials Day


As part of today’s international Clinical Trials Day 2022, research leaders saluted the more than 8,400 Arkansas volunteers in the ARresearch registry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). “We have had an incredible response from people in all 75 counties who want to be part of our research,” said Jean McSweeney, Ph.D.,…

Nathaniel Noble, an ARresearch volunteer, discusses a study with UAMS' Giuseppina “Giusy” Dusio, Ph.D., in this file photo.

May 20, 2022


Ahmed A. Sallam, M.D., Ph.D., Honored at Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute Investiture Ceremony


May 20, 2022 | In a May 17 ceremony honoring recent investitures in the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Ahmed A. Sallam, M.D., Ph.D., was recognized as the holder of the John W. Nutt Chair in Ophthalmology. A renowned eye inflammation and retinal specialist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Sallam…

Ahmed A. Sallam with guests.


UAMS Invests Paul H. Phillips, M.D., in the Pat Walker Chair in Ophthalmology


LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine invested Paul H. Phillips, M.D., in the Pat Walker Chair in Ophthalmology during a ceremony on May 17. “I am thankful for the honor of the Pat Walker Chair in Ophthalmology, which supports the mission of education, research and clinical care…

Paul H. Phillips with wife


UAMS Invests John David Pemberton, D.O., MBA, in Stella Boyle Smith/Gissur J. Petursson Chair in Ophthalmology


LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine invested John David Pemberton, D.O., MBA, in the Stella Boyle Smith/Gissur J. Petursson, M.D. Chair in Ophthalmology during a ceremony on May 17. “It’s a great honor to be named the new Stella Boyle Smith/Gissur J. Petursson, M.D. Chair in Ophthalmology,”…

John David Pemberton with guests


UAMS Opens Gap Services Office in McGehee


LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is opening its second Gap Services office in McGehee to provide free health services, as well as access to a food pantry, for residents of southeast Arkansas.


ICU Nursing Team, Roberts and Atkins Honored at Awards of Excellence Ceremony


The E4 Intensive Care Unit nursing team, Michelle Roberts, RN, and Julie Atkins, RN, were honored May 12 at the Awards of Excellence Ceremony, an event sponsored by the UAMS Medical Center Auxiliary.

Steppe Mette, M.D., far left, presented the Team Impact Award to the E4 Intensive Care Unit nursing team, for their work caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 19, 2022


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These programs were first broadcast the week of May 23, 2022.

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Nurses Week Honors, Celebrates UAMS Nurses


Nurses week 2022 began on Thursday, May 5, with a kick-off ceremony in the Lobby Gallery featuring opening remarks by Chief Nursing Officer Trenda Ray, introduction of the Nurses Rock Committee, and a blessing of the hands by Director of the Pastoral Care Department Susan McDougal.

Recipients of the 10th annual Professional Nursing Awards are, left to right, Rosalyn Perkins, Holly Jenkins, Brittany Johnson, Donna Malone and Deborah Johnson.


29 College of Pharmacy Seniors, Alumni Match to Residencies Nationwide


Twenty-nine UAMS College of Pharmacy seniors smiled for the camera as they announced their residency postings at a virtual ceremony held May 10. Through a live Zoom feed shared on social media, students shared their news on their residencies and congratulated each other for their hard work. At the conclusion of their Pharm.D. training, students…

Anna DeLoach


UAMS Study Found Large Segment of Arkansans Still Susceptible to COVID-19 in Late 2020, 2021


LITTLE ROCK — A team of scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) carried out an eight-month seroprevalence survey that found 85% of the state’s population was still susceptible to the virus in late 2020. This project – which the Public Library of Science ONE recently published – focused on the number…

Victor Cardenas


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