//, UAMS News/Nicholas Lang, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer at UAMS Medical Center
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News Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
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Jerri Jackson, 501-686-8149
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LITTLE ROCK – Nicholas Lang, M.D., has been named chief medical officer for UAMS Medical Center.


Lang will coordinate quality management functions and be involved in all aspects of the operation of the UAMS Medical Center and its clinics, including patient satisfaction and cost-effective care.


Lang has served as professor of surgery since 1990 in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine. He also holds the position of professor in the Department of Radiology, and in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, as well as in the UAMS College of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.


Lang previously was chief of staff at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, where he served from 2001 to 2007.


A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Lang received his medical degree at UAMS. He completed his residency at the UAMS Medical Center (then University Hospital) and the John L. McClellan Veterans Administration Hospital in Little Rock.


Following his residency, Lang completed a fellowship at the Laboratory of Immunodiagnosis at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md.


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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