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UAMS Hosting Jan. 16 LGBT Health Care Event

LITTLE ROCK – Health care professionals and the general public are invited to a free conference Jan. 16 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) focusing on health care disparities in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) population.

By | January 10th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Time to Act on Disparities, Health Equity Leader Says

June 10, 2013 | Researchers have documented, explained and provided promising solutions for the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities, but that hasn’t resulted in the urgency or the political will needed to advance public policy measures needed to achieve health equity, said Stephen B. Thomas, Ph.D., the founding director of the University of Maryland Center for Health Equity, during his keynote address at the UAMS Developing Health Equity Leaders Conference.

By | June 10th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Former Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services Visits UAMS

April 23, 2012 | While great strides are being made to address the population’s health needs, the path to a more efficient health care system in America is “not merely a rifle shot, it’s much more comparable to a buckshot,” according to a former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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

Thomas is First UAMS Vice Chancellor for Diversity

<p>Sept. 2, 2011 | Billy Thomas, M.D., M.P.H., a neonatologist and  leader of the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs, has been named the first vice chancellor for diversity at UAMS.</p>

By | September 2nd, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments