//, UAMS News/John Coffin Named to New UAMS Development Post
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News Release
Friday, December 28, 2007
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Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
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Jerri Jackson, 501-686-8149
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LITTLE ROCK – John Coffin has been named executive director of development for UAMS institutes within the Division of Development and Alumni Affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).


 


Coffin will oversee fundraising activities for UAMS’ six institutes: the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute, and the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute. He also will maintain the campus’ planned giving portfolio.


 


Coffin previously served as senior director of planned giving at UAMS and as executive director of development at the Carolina HealthCare Foundation in Charlotte, N.C. From 1998-2002, he held the position of international consultant with Brakeley John Price Jones, a fundraising and management consulting firm. During that time, Coffin spent four years as resident consultant at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.


 


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 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. 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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