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UAMS News Bureau

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News Release
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
Jerri Jackson, 501-686-8149
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LITTLE ROCK – Ernie Bailey, director of Audiovisual Services at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received the Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year Award from InfoComm International, the audiovisual trade association.


Bailey, a certified technology specialist, received his award at InfoComm’s annual AV Awards Ceremony on June 18 in Anaheim, Calif.


Bailey, a member of the 4,200-member association for 22 years, was recognized for his contributions to the industry, including his successful effort to establish AV Week, which resulted in more than 30 AV Week events around the country in October 2006.


At UAMS, where Bailey has worked for almost 26 years, he brought together faculty, IT staff, administrators and AV professionals for a full-day conference on the use of AV on campus.


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 2,435 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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