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UAMS Names New Internal Medicine, Family Medicine Resident Physicians in Northwest Arkansas


FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed 11 new internal medicine resident physicians and 10 new family medicine resident physicians who are now seeing patients at hospitals and clinics throughout Northwest Arkansas. The new internal medicine residents are: Ashlyn Abbot, D.O. – Hometown: Walnut Ridge Wade Arthur, M.D. – Hometown: Claremore,…

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August 2, 2021


Head and Neck Surgeons Kirsch, Fraley Join UAMS Department of Otolaryngology


Board-certified otolaryngologists Jeffrey P. Kirsch, M.D., and Patrick L. Fraley, M.D. have entered practice with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Aug. 1. The two surgeons will continue practicing in Conway as the UAMS Health Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic. They formerly practiced as partners at the Ear, Nose & Throat Center…

Jeffrey P. Kirsch, M.D., left, and Patrick L. Fraley, M.D.


Cochlear Implant Surgery Restores Hearing, Improves Marriage


After 26 years of marriage, Beverly Holloway still had a lot she wanted to discuss with her husband, Patrick. But despite him taking the initiative six years earlier to obtain hearing aids, they were both frustrated that the devices were no longer working, despite repeated adjustments. Here they were in their golden years, which are…

From left, Beverly Holloway, Patrick Holloway and audiologist Matthew Brown, Au. D., at Patrick's May 4 appointment.

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July 30, 2021


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July 29, 2021


Forbes Magazine Ranks UAMS in Top 30% of Best Employers for Women


Forbes magazine has named the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to its list of Best Employers for Women 2021. UAMS was ranked 86th on a list of the top 300 companies in the United States, putting it in the top 30%. UAMS was the only company in Arkansas to make the list. The 300…

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UAMS’ Anesthesia Tech Program Gives HBCU Students Firsthand Look at Medical Careers


Three students fresh out of Little Rock’s Philander Smith College recently started working in the operating room at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as part of an initiative to help students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) prepare for a career in health care.

From left, Veronica Ussery, education director; Chandler Wilson, project manager; and techs Hunter Black, Raven Hinton and Veronica Lindsey.


UAMS Research Looks at Arkansans’ Preferred COVID-19 Testing Sites, Reasons for Not Getting Tested


FAYETTEVILLE – Two studies by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shed some light on Arkansans’ preferred locations for COVID-19 testing and the reasons why some people may decide not to get a test in the first place. “Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Arkansas,…

Ronald Brimberry, M.D., administers a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville.

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July 28, 2021


UAMS Students Aid Efforts to Offer Covid-19 Vaccines to Emergency Department Patients


An idea for increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in Arkansas while providing an educational experience for University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) students has proven successful on both fronts.

Carly Eastin, M.D., left, patient Antonio Jackson and second-year medical students Cammie York, Beau Pennington and Luke Lefler.

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July 27, 2021


UAMS Cardiology Team Clears 95%-blocked Artery With New Shockwave Technology


A new technology that uses sonic waves to blast calcium deposits out of arteries is now available at UAMS. On June 16, UAMS cardiologist Subhi Al’Aref, M.D., used it to successfully open and clear a patient’s severely calcified stent.

UAMS cardiologist Subhi Al’Aref, M.D., successfully used new shockwave technology to blast calcium deposits out of a patient's stent last month.

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Summer Camp Introduces High School Students to Health Careers


More than 150 high school students from across Arkansas poured into UAMS – virtually, due to pandemic restrictions – this summer to learn more about a broad range of careers in health care.

Theresa Gramlich, M.S., RRT, CPFT, an assistant professor in UAMS' Cardio-Respiratory Care program in the College of Health Professions, tells students about being a respiratory therapist.

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July 26, 2021


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