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UAMS News Bureau

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Little Rock, AR 72205-7199


News Release
Monday, March 26, 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 – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host an organizational meeting of the Arkansas Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation from 6:30-9 p.m. March 27.

The meeting will be held in the Betsy Blass Board Room on the 10th floor of the UAMS Arkansas Cancer Research Center. Parking is available in the Outpatient Center parking deck at the corner of Cedar Street and West Capitol Avenue. For information call (646) 465-9106 or e-mail crazzano@lymphoma.org. 

Lymphoma refers to cancers that form in the body’s lymphatic tissues, including the lymph nodes. Members of the Lymphoma Research Foundation help newly diagnosed patients and their loved ones get the information and support they need, raise funds for lymphoma research, and establish advocacy groups to urge local and national lawmakers to allocate federal funds toward lymphoma research and treatment

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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