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UAMS Medical Student From Gurdon Awarded $10,000 to Choose Primary Care

LITTLE ROCK — Sarah Franklin of Gurdon, Ark., has been named the first recipient of the Arkansas Mutual Medical Student Award, a scholarship for third-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) who want to practice primary care in rural Arkansas.

By | August 15th, 2014|Media Contact - Peel/Dupins, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Neurosurgeon First in Arkansas to Implant New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device to Alleviate Chronic Pain

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Erika Petersen, M.D., recently became the first neurosurgeon in Arkansas to implant in a patient the Protégé IPG device, the world’s first and only neurostimulation system that can be updated through software rather than surgery.

By | August 14th, 2014|Media Contact - Peel/Dupins, UAMS News|0 Comments