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UAMS, Arkansas Faith Leaders Promote Health Equity

Acacia Bamberg Sallati was the event's keynote speaker. July 18, 2016 | Nearly 200 Arkansas faith leaders, health ministries, educators, researchers and health care providers recently gathered in Little Rock to make connections and share ideas that will help reduce health disparities in Arkansas. The second annual Community-Campus Partnership Conference to Address Health [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Study Finds Health Disparities among Patients Traveling for Parathyroid Surgery

April 29, 2014 | Significant disparities based on race and insurance coverage exist among patients undergoing parathyroid surgery in the United States and may hamper their medical travel for access to the surgery, according to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research. Brendan C. Stack Jr., M.D. In a report published online [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Announces Center for Pacific Islander Health, $250,000 Research Grant

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced creation Aug. 3 of the Center for Pacific Islander Health, to be based on the UAMS’ northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, and to be the first such center to focus solely on Pacific Islanders. (From left) Peter Kohler, M.D., vice chancellor for UAMS' northwest Arkansas [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|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

Rahn: Academic Health Centers Vital in Addressing Disparities

Dec. 3, 2012 | The nation’s academic health centers like the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) are positioned as primary assets for addressing the problem of health care disparities, said UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D.

By | December 3rd, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Comprehensive Report Identifies Rural Health Needs

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Rural Health today released the first comprehensive report on rural health in Arkansas, which identifies the health care needs, disparities and adversities in rural areas and recommends a proven action model for meeting those challenges.</p>

By | November 15th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

Former Surgeon General Talks Health Disparities

Oct. 18, 2012 | Jocelyn Elders, M.D. and former U.S. surgeon general, exhorted physicians Oct. 10 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to “educate, educate, educate” and take a stronger leadership role to reduce health disparities nationwide.

By | October 18th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Researchers Collaborate on Community Health Issues

May 17, 2011 | A recent gathering of about 40 researchers hosted by the UAMS Center for Clinical and Translational Research may prove a spark for new collaborations to address community health issues.

By | May 17th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments