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UAMS Celebrates King’s Legacy

January 30, 2015 | In its commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., UAMS looked to the performing talents of high school students and the words and remembrances of several employees to help honor and celebrate the civil rights leader.

By | January 30th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Bank of America $22,000 Goes for Diversity Outreach

A $22,000 donation received this month from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will support outreach programs at UAMS to help recruit and retain minority students to health care fields

By | July 17th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Hosting Health Professions Camp for High School Students March 20-22

High school students are invited to attend the second annual free Spring Forward Health Profession Camp at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) that will expose them to various professions in health care.

By | March 14th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Event Educates on LGBT Health Care Needs

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is under more stress than any other population, Billy Thomas, M.D., vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, told physicians, students and guests at a recent conference hosted by UAMS.

By | January 17th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Roundtable Partners Look to Expand Diversity in Health Care

April 17, 2013 | Arkansas’ health care workforce will more closely mirror its population and include more underrepresented minorities if a pilot project to be implemented in two Little Rock public schools by UAMS and its partners in the Public Health Leaders Roundtable is successful.

By | April 17th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Billy Thomas, M.D., Renie Rule honored by Just Communities

Feb. 1, 2013 | UAMS physician Billy Thomas is continually working to get people to reach out to each other across cultural lines. On Jan. 31, Just Communities of Arkansas at its annual Gathering of Friends dinner reached out to give him a Father Joseph H. Biltz Award.

By | February 1st, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments