LITTLE ROCK – The Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, “Infectious Disease: Truth & Consequences,” on April 22. UAMS researchers will describe their study of Staphylococcus bacteria, viruses and tick-borne diseases in
Science Café was created in partnership with UAMS, the
This month, panelists from the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, as well as the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Practice Department, will lead the discussion. The moderator is Dorothy Miles, Ph.D., UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute research associate and KUAR FM89 public radio news anchor/reporter.
Held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Laughing Moon Café in
Science Café forums are held the fourth Tuesday of the month except for July, August and December. Future topics include: Chemistry of Chocolate; Ecotourism; Modern Exercise: Not Just Jogging Anymore; and What’s the Big Deal about Nanotechnology? Check out the Web site for information on monthly speakers and topics at www.sciencecafelr.com.
For more information on future Science Café events, contact Linda Williams at 501-686-7418 or send an e-mail with “subscribe” in the subject field to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.