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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

UAMS Researchers David Ussery, Hong-yu Li Named ARA Scholars

Sept. 8, 2016 | UAMS biomedical informatics researcher David Ussery, Ph.D., and UAMS cancer treatment researcher Hong-yu Li, Ph.D., were named Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Scholars at a news conference today at the State Capitol. Ussery and Li each were presented with a certificate by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, ARA Board of Trustees Chair Sonja Hubbard [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

2016 UAMS Alumni Weekend Reunites Classmates, Friends

Aug. 26, 2016 | Although he’d traveled from Anchorage, Alaska, to Little Rock for the weekend, Tim Coalwell, M.D., felt a little guilty about winning a prize for the longest drive. “That’s because I didn’t drive,” quipped Coalwell, a 1991 UAMS College of Medicine graduate. Held Aug. 19-21 at the University of Arkansas for Medical [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Researcher to Lead New Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention

Aug. 12, 2016 | UAMS researchers at a new National Institutes of Health-funded center will be working hard to shrink a number — the 39 percent of the state’s children who are overweight or obese. Funded by a $9.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), UAMS researcher Judith Weber, Ph. D., [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Research, University News|0 Comments

Hill at UAMS to See Trauma Care Operations

Aug. 2, 2016 | As U.S. Rep. French Hill walked into the UAMS Medical Center’s Emergency Department, a trauma patient arrived on a gurney after transport there by helicopter. Secured to the gurney and bandaged, the patient was wheeled into an examination room. On a tour of the UAMS Medical Center's Emergency Department,U.S. Rep. [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Arkansas Mutual Awards $10,000 Scholarship to UAMS Medical Student To Pursue Primary Care

July 27, 2016 | Mikaila Wilson Calcagni, of Fayetteville, has been awarded the Arkansas Mutual Medical Student Award, a scholarship for third-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), who want to practice primary care in rural Arkansas.

By | July 27th, 2016|News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

Medical Students Awarded Year-Long Research Fellowships

May 19, 2016 | Two medical students at UAMS have been selected for prestigious, year-long research fellowships through an initiative of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) designed to help develop the nation’s next generation of physician-scientists. Thomas “Chad” Binns and Christopher Moutos, juniors in the UAMS College of Medicine, will take leave from their [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Med Students Discuss Family Medicine at ‘Evening with the Dean’

April 20, 2016 | Thirteen UAMS medical students met with Pope Moseley, M.D., dean of the College of Medicine, on April 6 at Trio’s Restaurant to discuss the importance of family medicine to UAMS and to the state of Arkansas. Faculty members from the UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine were on hand to [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Internationally Known Physician-scientist to Chair Radiation Oncology at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Fen Xia, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., an internationally recognized radiation oncologist and physician-scientist, is joining the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine. Fen Xia, M.D.,Ph.D. Xia, who will join the faculty on July 1, 2016, currently serves [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Cancer, News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Saw Transformative Growth in 2015

Dec. 28, 2015 | UAMS experienced a year of growth and transformation  in 2015 that reached all areas of patient care, education and research. During this time of development, UAMS saw many changes in leadership. In January, Jeanne Heard, M.D., Ph.D., announced her retirement as provost effective June 30 after more forty years at UAMS. [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|University News|0 Comments