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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
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Jerri Jackson, 501-686-8149
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LITTLE ROCK – Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing, recently received the Leadership in Research Award at the Annual Southern Nursing Research Society’s Conference in Galveston, Texas.

McSweeney’s award, which is not given every year, recognizes her research accomplishments and leadership in the Southern Nursing Research Society. McSweeney has received international attention for her groundbreaking research that first identified early warning heart attack symptoms in women.

The Southern Nursing Research Society includes 14 states, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Bahamas. McSweeney also serves as a mentor for student researchers who received two of the four graduate student research poster awards given during the Feb. 22-24 conference.

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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