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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

Hill at UAMS to See Trauma Care Operations

Aug. 2, 2016 | As U.S. Rep. French Hill walked into the UAMS Medical Center’s Emergency Department, a trauma patient arrived on a gurney after transport there by helicopter. Secured to the gurney and bandaged, the patient was wheeled into an examination room. On a tour of the UAMS Medical Center's Emergency Department,U.S. Rep. [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Boozman at UAMS to Support Radiologist Assistants

July 29, 2016 | U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) that legislation he is sponsoring in Congress would increase patient access to care by allowing radiologist assistants to be reimbursed for certain procedures that have traditionally been performed by radiologists. The Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Hong-Yu Li, Ph.D., Named ARA Scholar, Awarded Adams Chair

May 16, 2016 | Hong-yu Li, Ph. D., a professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, was named an Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Scholar at a news conference today at the Governor’s Mansion. Ross McCaskill, left, great-nephew of Helen Adams; Jerry Adams, ARA president and [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Stroke Program Helps Lower Arkansas to Sixth from First in Stroke Deaths

May 12, 2016 | Arkansas recently fell to sixth in the nation in the number of stroke deaths per capita after many years in first place, a huge improvement that health officials credit in part to a statewide telemedicine program of stroke education and treatment. The program — Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support, or [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

UAMS Staff Learn Importance of Trust, Process in PFCC

April 27, 2016 | Providing efficient patient- and family-centered care (PFCC) is much like doing the tango, Juliette Schlucter told a room full of UAMS faculty and staff April 19. “First, you have to have enormous trust in your partner,” she said. “Second, you cannot fake it. You have to know the steps.” Schlucter, who [...]

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

UAMS West Breaks Ground On $10.5 Million Building in Fort Smith

Rahn addresses the audience at UAMS West before breaking ground on construction nearby. March 3, 2016 | More than a dozen golden shovels turned dirt today marking the start of work on a $10.5 million UAMS Family Medical Center at the corner of South 12th and South E streets in Fort Smith. State legislators, [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Impact on Arkansas ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Feb. 26, 2016 | Pointing to measurements of academic, clinical and research productivity, UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., voiced optimism and pride at the work UAMS is doing in its health and health improvement mission for Arkansas during his annual State of the University report on Feb. 23. However, the university is also facing several [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|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 Celebrates New Texarkana Family Medical Center Space

The new Family Medical Center at 3417 U of A Way in Texarkana, Arkansas Jan. 15, 2016 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Southwest today celebrated the move of its Family Medical Center to a new, more accessible location at 3417 U of A Way in Texarkana, Arkansas. The Family [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|Medical News|0 Comments