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Two UAMS Medical Students Receive Scholarships for Rural Arkansas Primary Care

Sept. 15, 2016 | Two medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have each been awarded a $20,000 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship, which encourages aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in rural Arkansas. Evan Branscum, a senior who grew up in Marshall, and Julie Sherrill, [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

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

Geneticist Brian Walker, Ph. D., Joins UAMS Myeloma Institute

LITTLE ROCK – Brian Walker, Ph.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a professor of medicine in the College of Medicine and director of the Myeloma Institute’s basic research team. Brian Walker Walker’s most recent post was as a senior research scientist with the Centre for Molecular Pathology [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS’ V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., Named Treasurer of Southern Surgical Association

LITTLE ROCK — V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D., a breast surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been elected treasurer of the Southern Surgical Association. Klimberg is director of the Division of Breast and Surgical Oncology and professor of surgery and pathology in the UAMS College of Medicine. She holds the Muriel [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Culp Receives Chair Named for Former State Legislator Fitch

William C. “Bill” Culp, M.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become the first recipient of the Jonathan S. Fitch Distinguished Chair in Stroke and Neurocritical Care. While wearing the medallion for his investiture, Culp briefly speaks to the audience attending the ceremony. Culp was invested with the chair [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Saw Transformative Growth in 2015

Dec. 28, 2015 | UAMS experienced a year of growth and transformation  in 2015 that reached all areas of patient care, education and research. During this time of development, UAMS saw many changes in leadership. In January, Jeanne Heard, M.D., Ph.D., announced her retirement as provost effective June 30 after more forty years at UAMS. [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

12th Street Center Marks World AIDS Day

Mary Bradley, center, speaks to a group of volunteers before health screenings begin at the center. Dec. 8, 2015 | The UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center’s made the global local on Dec. 1, observing World AIDS Day by providing 36 patients with free HIV screenings. Most of those 36 people also [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Becomes Home to Cancer Imaging Archive for NCI

Dec. 4, 2015 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become home to The Cancer Imaging Archive of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) with the transfer to UAMS of more than 40 terabytes of data from the archive’s former home at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior on his computer monitor displays [...]

By | December 4th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Becomes Home to Cancer Imaging Archive for National Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become home to The Cancer Imaging Archive of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) with the transfer to UAMS of more than 40 terabytes of data from the archive’s former home at Washington University in St. Louis. “Through the archive, UAMS has important linkages [...]

By | December 4th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Students Receive Scholarships Aimed at Improving Primary Care

LITTLE ROCK —The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has awarded each of two senior medical students a $20,000 scholarship funded by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship to encourage aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in Arkansas.

By | September 15th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments