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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 Celebrates Physical Therapy Students, Power of Therapy

June 11, 2015 | UAMS welcomed the first 24 students to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program on its northwest Arkansas campus during a June 9 event that also reunited (From left) Angel Holland, M.P.T., director of physical therapy clinical education, Lewis Epley, retired therapist Corrine Larson, and John Jefferson, Ph.D., chair of the UAMS [...]

By | June 11th, 2015|University 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

UAMS Northwest Vice Chancellor Pledges $250,000 to UAMS Northwest Campus

FAYETTEVILLE – Peter O. Kohler, M.D., vice chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest, recently pledged a deferred gift of $250,000 to support the new physical therapy program based at the regional campus in Fayetteville.

By | July 24th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Free Seminar in Bentonville to Teach about Arkansas e-Link Statewide Broadband Network

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK — The public is invited to learn what the Arkansas e-Link statewide broadband network can do for them in health and education during a free seminar April 30 at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville.</p>

By | April 18th, 2013|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Campus Receives $435,000 from Walmart Foundation for Academic Specialty Clinic

Feb. 9, 2011 | A $435,000 grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest announced Feb. 8 from the Walmart Foundation will fund a new teaching clinic that will give students at the regional campus enhanced clinical experiences.

By | February 9th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Campus Receives $435,000 from Walmart Foundation for Academic Specialty Clinic

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – A $435,000 grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest announced today from the Walmart Foundation will fund a new teaching clinic that will give students at the regional campus enhanced clinical experiences.</span>

By | February 9th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Campus Receives $1.5 Million from Walker Charitable Foundation

<span class="content"> <p>LITTLE ROCK – Students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest campus will gain experience with real and simulated patients at a clinic to be funded by a $1.5 million gift from the Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation announced today.</p> </span>

By | January 17th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Receives $650,000 from Walmart Foundation

Dec. 16, 2010 | Students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest campus in Fayetteville will be more closely connected to the UAMS campus in Little Rock through distance learning technology funded by a $650,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation announced Thursday.

By | December 16th, 2010|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments