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Doctoral Students Recognized at Graduate School Ceremony

Sept. 29, 2016 | Although the lab coats 19 UAMS Graduate School students put on in a public ceremony Sept. 19 were immaculately white and embroidered with their names, it wasn’t a typical white-coat ceremony, said Bobby McGehee, Ph.D., the school’s dean. “We have colleges and programs on campus that do a white coat ceremony [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Diversity Forum Gives Platform to Sensitive Issues

Sept. 29, 2016 | Passionate views about gun violence topped the discussion recently as UAMS faculty, staff and students engaged in emotional dialogue on a variety of topics related to diversity and inclusion. The Sept. 20 lunchtime, panel discussion, “Let’s Talk: Better Together – A Healing Conversation,” gave nearly 100 attendants the chance to discuss [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Caregivers, Health Care Providers to Experience Symptoms of Dementia at Oct. 19 Simulation

HOT SPRINGS – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host an event Oct.19 to simulate the symptoms of Azlheimer’s disease and dementia . “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schmieding Home Caregiver [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Haggard-Duff Named Director of In-Home Caregiver Training for UAMS Schmieding Center in Springdale

LITTLE ROCK — Lauren Haggard-Duff, Ph. D., has been named director of in-home caregiver training for the Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education in Springdale, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Lauren Haggard-Duff Haggard-Duff will oversee curriculum development and training focusing on in-home caregivers and families. She also [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Joseph Chacko, M.D., Invested in Sally McSpadden Boreham Chair in Ophthalmology

Sept. 27 2016 | Joseph G. Chacko, M.D., professor of ophthalmology and neurology in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, was invested Sept. 26 in the Sally McSpadden Boreham Chair in Ophthalmology. Chacko has been the director of neuro-ophthalmology at the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute since 2005. An [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

12th Street Center Provides Screenings for Families

Sept. 27, 2016 | With his7-week-old daughter cradled and sleeping on his shoulder, Jody Lewis on a recent September morning sat down in front of the UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center’s blood pressure screening table set up at Our House in Little Rock. Student volunteers from the 12th Street Center provide health [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Researchers Receive First USA CORNET Award

LITTLE ROCK — Cynthia Kane, Ph.D., and Kristin Hamre, Ph.D., are the first recipients of the USA CORNET Award, established by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to promote collaborative research on substance abuse. The research duo — Kane of UAMS and Hamre of [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Arkansas Summit Oct. 19 to Showcase State’s Life Science-based Companies

LITTLE ROCK — Entrepreneurs, investors, research scientists, service providers and the public interested in technology companies that develop products to improve people’s lives and health are invited to the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit to be held Oct. 19 in Conway. The event will showcase presentations from 14 of the fastest-growing technology companies with research and [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Sports Medicine Specialist Chase Smith, M.D., Joins UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Orthopaedic sports medicine specialist Chase Smith, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics in the UAMS College of Medicine. He began Aug. 31. “Dr. Smith is an incredibly talented physician that we are thrilled to have join our [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Announces Retirement

Sept. 19, 2016 | Dan W. Rahn, M.D., chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) since 2009, announced today that he plans to retire effective July 31, 2017. During Rahn’s tenure at UAMS, the state’s only academic health sciences university and largest public employer, has undergone a significant transformation, expanding educational, clinical [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|University News|0 Comments