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Hands-on Practice Piques Interest in Orthopaedic Surgery

Oct. 22, 2014 | "Our main goal is to expose them early to show them they can do it", said Ruth Thomas, M.D., professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the UAMS Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery.

By | October 22nd, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Hosts Perry Initiative Workshop Promoting Women in Orthopaedics

The sound of drills and saws vibrated throughout the halls of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute Oct. 12 as 35 female high school students repaired fractures, fixed ACL tears and inserted rods into replica human bones.

By | October 31st, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Perry Initiative Promotes Women in Orthopaedics

Nov. 13, 2012 | Dozens of female medical students and high school students got a first-hand look recently into the world of the orthopaedic surgeon as part of a national initiative to increase the number of women in the field.

By | November 13th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Young Women Explore Orthopaedics Careers

Dec. 9, 2011 | Saws buzzed and drills whirred on a recent Saturday as 28 young women with goggles and scrubs inserted rods into leg bones and repaired knee ligaments in a lab at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | December 9th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments