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UAMS Named Most Wired Hospital for 2016

LITTLE ROCK —UAMS Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Award for the second year in a row from the American Hospital Association Health Forum. The hospital, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has won the distinction nine times. It is one of only two hospitals in Arkansas to earn [...]

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held June 30

WALNUT RIDGE – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop June 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Amyn Amlani Appointed Chair for UAMS-UALR Audiology, Speech Pathology Department

LITTLE ROCK – Amyn M. Amlani, Ph.D., of Denton, Texas, has been appointed chair effective July 1 of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, operated as a consortium between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, housed [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Clinic Offers Free Car Safety Checks for Older Drivers at April 16 CarFit Event

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Outpatient Therapy Clinic, 1125 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville, will host a CarFit event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 16 with free checkups of vehicles intended to improve comfort and safety for older drivers. Appointments are not required but drivers are [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Project SEARCH Joins State Rep. Douglas Honoring Group Working to Improve Lives for the Disabled

LITTLE ROCK – When Jermaine Moore completed the Project SEARCH work internship program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2015, he did so with custom computer-control technology that enabled him to efficiently use his computer with only head movements. Be Extraordinary, the Arkansas non-profit group who provided the equipment to Moore, [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Campus Hosts March 2 Open House to Recruit Standardized Patients for Clinical Skills Center

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Northwest Arkansas Campus in Fayetteville will host a March 2 open house for its clinical skills center, seeking people interested in helping students learn and strengthen clinical communication and physical exam skills. The open house for the Pat and Willard Walker Student Clinical Education [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Two UAMS Programs Receive Grants Totaling $98,000 From Arkansas Cancer Coalition

LITTLE ROCK – Two programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have received grants totaling almost $98,000 from the Arkansas Cancer Coalition. Funded for $54,853, a project titled Community-based Tobacco Control will provide tailored evidence-based smoking cessation for UAMS patients at the thoracic oncology clinic at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute [...]

Freedom From Smoking Support Group to Begin Sept. 16 At UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – If you’re ready to quit smoking, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is ready to help. The Freedom from Smoking support group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. for seven Wednesdays beginning Sept. 16 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s Patient Support Pavilion, located on the first floor. The [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell|0 Comments

Nine of 10 Arkansans Named by Newsweek/Castle Connolly As the “Top Cancer Doctors” in U.S. are at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – Nine of the 10 cancer physicians from Arkansas named as “2015 Top Cancer Doctors” in the United States are from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and its Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. The Top Cancer Doctors list was printed in the July 31-Aug. 7, 2015, issue of Newsweek in [...]

Village Walk for Cancer Research to Benefit UAMS Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – Grab your walking shoes and head to the 14th Annual Village Walk for Cancer Research on Sept. 26 in Hot Springs Village. One hundred percent of net proceeds from the walk will benefit the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Cost to participate is [...]