//, UAMS News/Tiny Hands Monster Bash Oct. 27 to Benefit UAMS Family Home, Neonatal Nursery
UAMS News Bureau

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


News Release
Monday, October 1, 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 – Celebrate Halloween early by attending the Tiny Hands Monster Bash, a fundraiser benefiting the UAMS Family Home and UAMS Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Pavilion in the Park, 8201 Cantrell, in Little Rock.


Guests are invited to come in costume if they choose and enjoy cocktails, an auction, music by The Rockets, and hors d’oeuvres by Catering to You. Tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, call (501) 978-2903.


The UAMS Family Home is a private, nonprofit facility that offers comfortable and affordable housing to patients at the UAMS Arkansas Cancer Research Center (ACRC) and to parents of premature infants being cared for at the UAMS Medical Center. The Family Home also houses the ACRC Auxiliary Cancer Support Center.


The UAMS Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit is one of the most sophisticated facilities in the state, providing care for premature infants and those born with a variety of medical conditions.


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 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,600 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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