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Inaugural Friends of UAMS – Northwest Arkansas Event Held at Hunt Tower

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 [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

McElfish Given Patriot Award for Supporting Guard Employee

Feb. 9, 2016 | Mike Stephens is working for UAMS to improve health and wellness in the Marshallese and Hispanic communities in northwest Arkansas while also serving as a first sergeant in the Arkansas Air National Guard. Juggling the responsibilities of his full-time job at the UAMS Northwest Campus with his Guard duty requires supportive [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|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 Receives Nearly $3 Million to Address Health Disparities

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded a three-year, $2.99 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address health disparities in the Hispanic and Marshallese communities in Benton and Washington counties.

By | September 25th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, 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