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Students Host ‘Young Hearts Luncheon’ for Older Patients

Feb. 22, 2011 | Sitting at a table with a group of older guests, second-year medical student Steven McKee was asked what made him decide to go to medical school.

By | February 22nd, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Students’ Friendship Leads to ALS Fundraiser

Feb. 7, 2011| A strong friendship among four 12th-grade students recently led to an $8,073 check presentation for ALS research at UAMS.

By | February 7th, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Earns Certification as Advanced Primary Stroke Center

May 27, 2010| The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently became certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.

By | May 27th, 2010|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Aneurysm Patient Finds Most Advanced Treatment at UAMS

April 12, 2010| Last year Lynda Etheridge was feeling fine and saw no need for a doctor-recommended brain scan to see if she had an aneurysm. Today she’s glad that her husband, Herb, convinced her to do it.

By | April 12th, 2010|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Schmieding Caregiver Training Program Opens in Jonesboro

A ribbon-cutting and celebration April 6 in Jonesboro marked the opening of the renowned Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program there in partnership with;University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

By | April 7th, 2010|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Specialists Save Arm, Put Biker Back on the Road

Ed and Margo Jevicky say a series of miracles saved their 18-year-old son, Michael, and his right arm when his motorcycle slammed into a Jeep. One of them was landing in the hands of two well-regarded, highly specialized University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) surgeons.

By | March 4th, 2010|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Helps College Student Donate Kidney to Mena Man

Twenty-one-year-old Alissa Pitcher of Grand Rapids, Mich., was moved last spring by a Mena, Arkansas, mother’s plea on behalf of her son. The request for prayers came via e-mail from an old family friend, Tammy Hamelink, whose 23-year-old son, Kryn, was in desperate need of a kidney transplant.

By | February 2nd, 2010|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fifteen Years After JEI Dream Realized, Shock Steps Down

Jan. 19, 2010 | When John Shock, M.D., arrived at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1979, he’d trek from his office in an old chemistry lab through the weeds and on broken sidewalks to reach the first eye clinic far across campus.

By | January 19th, 2010|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments