Sept. 23, 2016 | Approximately 200 business and community leaders from across northwest Arkansas gathered Sept. 14 at the invitation of Johnelle Hunt to launch the inaugural chapter of Friends of UAMS – Northwest Arkansas. Held on the spacious 10th floor of the recently opened Hunt Tower in Rogers, guests enjoyed an evening of food [...]
Aug. 26, 2016 | Although he’d traveled from Anchorage, Alaska, to Little Rock for the weekend, Tim Coalwell, M.D., felt a little guilty about winning a prize for the longest drive. “That’s because I didn’t drive,” quipped Coalwell, a 1991 UAMS College of Medicine graduate. Held Aug. 19-21 at the University of Arkansas for Medical [...]
Sept. 10, 2015 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Cancer Institute for clinical testing of a new technology called Theranostics, which is an integration of early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
The UAMS College of Medicine paid tribute to internationally known otolaryngology leader James Y. Suen, M.D., for his 40 years of service and celebrated the accomplishments of many other faculty, staff and alumni at its fourth annual Dean’s Honor Day on April 15.
Citing his long admiration for James Y. Suen, M.D., retired Little Rock otolaryngologist J. Floyd Kyser, M.D., is funding a $500,000 professorship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to honor the surgeon who trained with him as a resident and went on to become an international leader in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.