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COM Student Sasha Ray Elected to SNMA Board of Directors

Sept. 22, 2017 | Sasha Ray, a third-year College of Medicine student from Little Rock, has been elected director for Region III of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the nation’s oldest and largest, independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Ray was elected to the SNMA Board [...]

By | 2017-09-22T11:33:45+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Joins Nationwide Network to Offer Simulation Courses for Anesthesiologists

Sept. 19, 2017 | The Simulation Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been recognized as a program of quality in anesthesiology simulation and approved by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to offer educational courses for anesthesiologists to hone their skills and maintain their professional certifications. The UAMS Simulation Center is [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:58:37+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Sept. 26 Science Café 10th Anniversary Celebration to Feature ‘Virtual Reality — Window into Other Worlds’

Sept. 18, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will celebrate its 10th anniversary Sept. 26 with several hands-on virtual reality demonstrations and an expanded version of its public forum science series. The special edition of the forum will be from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Historic Arkansas Museum, [...]

By | 2017-09-18T11:52:24+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Students Pull for Each Other in Competition – and Medical School

Sept. 15, 2017 | UAMS College of Medicine students gathered with faculty members, family and friends on the field at War Memorial Stadium on a September Saturday afternoon that started with food and games and ended with students literally pulling for one another. Just as in the tug-of-war matchups that capped the events at the [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:02:02+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., Joins UAMS as a Stroke Neurologist

Sept. 13, 2017 | Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a stroke neurologist, providing comprehensive stroke care from the initial emergency contact to outpatient recovery care. In addition, Nalleballe will serve as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) network, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:10:20+00:00 September 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Kevin Young, Ph.D., Named Chair of Microbiology and Immunology in UAMS College of Medicine

Kevin D. Young, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Sept. 1. Young has served as a professor in the department since 2009. He succeeds Richard P. Morrison, Ph.D., who became the college’s executive associate [...]

By | 2017-08-30T09:04:02+00:00 August 30th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Fiberoptic Scope Procedure Shines Light on Baby Swallowing

Aug. 24, 2017 | All parents closely monitor their babies in the first weeks of life for milestones: he grabs your finger; she gazes into your eyes; he starts responding to noises. But in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), baby’s first milestones take on even more meaning. They can be a sign of the [...]

By | 2017-08-25T12:47:12+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Ear, Nose and Throat, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Reaccredited 10 Years by Higher Learning Commission

Aug. 24, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been reaccredited for another 10 years by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is the regional accrediting body for higher education institutions. Accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission is important to UAMS for many reasons. It enables students to transfer [...]

By | 2017-08-24T11:25:58+00:00 August 24th, 2017|News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Office of Continuing Education Awarded Joint Accreditation

Aug. 15, 2017 | UAMS recently became the first and only Arkansas organization accredited to offer medicine, nursing and pharmacy continuing education through a single, unified application process, fee structure and set of accreditation standards. Joint Accreditation in Interprofessional Continuing Education was issued by three global leaders in the field of accreditation — the Accreditation [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:56:54+00:00 August 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments