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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 Northwest Receives $194,200 Grant from Walmart Foundation to Aid Marshallese Diabetes Program

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest in Fayetteville today announced a $194,200 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support its ongoing effort to treat diabetes in the region’s Marshallese community.

By | February 26th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Expert Panel Explores Marshallese Health Nov. 13

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest will explore issues uniquely affecting the Marshallese population in Arkansas, such as health disparities, cultural understanding, and social policy, at a free health forum Nov. 13 at the Jones Center Chapel in Springdale.

By | November 5th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Approved for Nearly $2.1M for Study to Aid Marshallese with Diabetes

FAYETTEVILLE —A research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been approved for nearly $2.1 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how to improve diabetes self-management in the Marshallese community of northwest Arkansas.

By | August 7th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments