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Child Trauma Expert to Speak At Grand Rounds

LITTLE ROCK – Vincent J. Felitti, M.D., one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma, will be the guest speaker at a special grand rounds presentation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Thursday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. The event will be held in the UAMS Hospital Lobby Gallery and is open to the public.

By | August 21st, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Support Group to Address Teen Dating Violence

LITTLE ROCK – Teens age 16 and older who have experienced dating violence are invited to participate in a weekly support group with the Women’s Mental Health Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | February 10th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Awarded $1.6 Million Grant to Train Therapists to Treat Young Trauma Victims

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Better care and more effective services for young children exposed to trauma will be available through a $1.6 million federal grant awarded Oct. 1 to a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher.</p>

By | October 16th, 2012|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Early Intervention Key, Says Activist Temple Grandin

Aug. 14, 2012 | Early intervention is the key to treating a child who may be autistic, says Temple Grandin, Ph.D., who overcame a number of barriers after being diagnosed with autism at a young age.

By | August 14th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute Hosts The Rep’s “Next to Normal”

May 23, 2012 | The Psychiatric Research Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is working to change not only the way mental illness is treated but the way the disease is perceived.

By | May 23rd, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Tucker Heads Development at UAMS Psychiatric Institute

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Betty Allen Tucker has been named development director for the Psychiatric Research Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where she will be responsible for raising funds and developing donor relationships for the state’s only academic mental-health facility.</span>

By | December 21st, 2011|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Psychiatrist to Speak Sept. 14 on Connection Between Teen Depression and Internet Use, Video Games

LITTLE ROCK — A recent study by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) psychiatrists found that youth who spend five or more hours per day on the Internet or playing video games are at a higher risk of depression and suicidal thoughts than teens who play fewer hours.

By | September 7th, 2011|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments