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News Release
Thursday, July 2, 2009
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Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
Leslie@uams.edu
Andrea Peel, 501-686-8996
Wireless phone: 501-351-7903
Andrea@uams.edu

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is hosting an AARP-sponsored defensive driving class the second Saturday of each month at its Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

The first class is July 11 and costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. The monthly classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the ground floor of the Reynolds Institute, Room G190.

To register, contact Marsha Hines at 526-6553 or hinesmarsham@uams.edu.

Drivers 55 years old and older will qualify for a discount on their insurance premium after completing the course. Participants will learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road, how to deal with aggressive drivers, how to handle problem situations and how to safely use anti-lock brakes, air bags and safety belts.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a new 540,000-square-foot hospital, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,652 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 the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 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. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com.

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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