LITTLE ROCK – Several sports medicine experts from the
The Sports Medicine Symposium will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 6 at the Sam Walton Auditorium on the 10th floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
Free parking will be available in the UAMS outpatient parking deck at the corner of West Capital Avenue (
Unfortunately, sports injuries are part of the game. If you have a sports injury, are a coach, or if you’re simply interested in learning about the latest treatments available, attending this informative session will have you at the top of your game. In addition to hearing from some of the sports medicine field’s top speakers, there will be several exhibits from medical suppliers.
- Ash Hasan, M.D. – Injuries in the Throwing and Contact Athlete
- Robert Lumsden, M.D. –Athletic Injuries to the Hand, Wrist and Forearm
- Ruth Thomas, M.D. – The Athlete’s Foot
- Jack VanderSchilden, M.D. – The Athlete’s Knee
- William Rogers, physical therapist – Rehabilitation … More than Strengthening
- Questions and Answer Period
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.