//, UAMS News/Irby Named UAMS Assistant Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing
UAMS News Bureau

Office of Communications & Marketing
4301 West Markham #890
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199


News Release
Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
Jerri Jackson, 501-686-8149
Wireless phone: 501-920-6977
Pager: 501-395-5989

LITTLE ROCK – Tim Irby has been named assistant vice chancellor of communications and marketing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).


Irby, who has 35 years’ experience in advertising, will continue to develop print, television and radio campaigns and direct other marketing activities for UAMS. He will now assume supervision of the creative team for Creative Services, the full-service media production department for UAMS.  


Irby joined the marketing staff at UAMS in 1995 as associate director of marketing for UAMS Medical Center. Since 2002, he has been director of marketing and advertising for UAMS. Prior to joining UAMS, he was president of A. Tim Irby Advertising Inc., of Little Rock.


Irby has received a Lifetime Achievement, President’s Award and Silver Medal Award from the Arkansas Advertising Federation. He also has served as president and chairman of the board for the organization and as a district director for the American Advertising Federation.


In addition, he is serving as an executive council member for the Arkansas chapter of the AARP.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit www.uams.edu.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.


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