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UAMS Graduates 931 New Health Care Professionals

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) awarded certificates and degrees today to 931 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

By | May 18th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Author Lectures on Influence of U.S. Surgeon General’s Office

April 21, 2015 | Associated Press national medical correspondent Mike Stobbe, Dr.P.H., can recall the specific  conversation that inspired him to write a book about the office of the U.S. surgeon general.

By | April 21st, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Unveils Portrait, Launches Endowment Campaign Honoring Former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders

April 9, 2015 | Former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., has been honored with the unveiling of a portrait commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Advisory Council.

By | April 9th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Unveils Portrait, Launches Endowment Campaign Honoring Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders

LITTLE ROCK — Former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., has been honored with the unveiling of a portrait commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Advisory Council.

By | April 9th, 2015|News Release, 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

Diversity Can be a Strength in Changing Health Care, Says Elders

Sept. 28, 2010 | When Joycelyn Elders, M.D., began medical school at what is now the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1956, she was one of just three African-American students.

By | September 28th, 2010|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments