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UAMS, ADH Study Links Longer Driving Time to Heart Attack Death

Arkansans’ risk of dying from a heart attack increases the farther away they live from hospitals capable of treating them when compared to state residents who live closer, a new study by Arkansas researchers shows. Their death risk can be as much as 26 percent higher, according to the multi-year study led by Appathurai Balamurugan, [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Baylor Study Finds Neonatal Hypoglycemia May Affect School-Age Academic Outcomes

Newborns with transient low blood sugar may have lower literacy and math achievement test scores in fourth grade, according to researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report published online today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

By | August 24th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

College of Medicine Honors Faculty, Staff, Alumni

April 22, 2015 | The UAMS College of Medicine celebrated the achievements and service of faculty members, staff and alumni at its fifth annual Dean's Honor Day ceremony April 14 with numerous awards and the surprise announcement of an endowed scholarship campaign to honor academic leader Richard P. Wheeler, M.D.

By | April 22nd, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Journalist, Author Stobbe April 8 for National Public Health Week

LITTLE ROCK — Associated Press national medical correspondent Mike Stobbe, Dr.P.H., author of Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor, will give a lecture April 8 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

CDC Awards UAMS $3.75 million for Arkansas Prevention Research Center

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has been awarded an additional $3.75 million grant to continue the ARPRC’s activities for a new five-year period by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

By | February 26th, 2015|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

World Stroke Day Simulation at UAMS Raises Stroke Awareness

Oct. 29, 2014 | Physicians and an actor used stagecraft and a touch of drama Oct. 29 to demonstrate what 30 Arkansans a day will experience having a stroke.

By | October 29th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Breastfeeding Symposium Aug. 8

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites physicians, nurses, dieticians and other health care providers who support and promote breastfeeding to attend the Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition Symposium on Aug. 8, in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building on the UAMS campus.

By | July 15th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS, Arkansas Department of Health Seek Volunteers for Kidney Disease Education Study

LITTLE ROCK – At Phillips County Health Unit in Helena/West Helena and health department clinics in five other regions of the state, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Nephrology and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) are seeking qualified volunteers with chronic kidney disease to participate in a research study.

By | April 16th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Emergency Exercise at UAMS April 22-23 Includes Staged Explosions, Armed Intruders

LITTLE ROCK – Emergency response drills by federal, state and local agencies, will be held from 4-8 p.m. April 22-23 on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) campus, and will include a scenario with an explosion and armed intruders.

By | April 15th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

One in 65 Arkansas Children Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Says New CDC/UAMS Report

LITTLE ROCK – One in 65 Arkansas children has been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | March 27th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments