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Jan. 23 Science Café — ‘The Science of Social Media’

LITTLE ROCK — Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, The Science of Social Media, on Jan. 23. Panelists will discuss the positives and negatives of social media as a widely used global communications and employment recruiting tool. Science Café will be [...]

By | 2018-01-18T09:02:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

First Arkansan Receives Surgery to Prepare for Robotic Arm

Jan. 8, 2018 | Jacob Mauterstock can run a half-marathon in an hour-and-a-half. He’s in the gym every day. He demonstrates yoga poses at the drop of a hat. “It’s a lifestyle thing,” said Mauterstock, 41, of Conway. That approach to life remains steadfast, even though Mauterstock lost his left arm in December 2016. Despite [...]

By | 2018-01-09T13:51:17+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Perry Initiative Helping Change the Face of Orthopaedics

Dec. 19, 2017 | Faces serious with concentration as drill bits spiral into bone. Faces protected by goggles as fragments start to fly. Faces that break into smiles and nervous laughter as they examine their first attempts at standard orthopaedic surgery techniques. Faces that – unlike the trend for most of orthopaedic surgery and engineering [...]

By | 2017-12-19T16:05:20+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

Sushma Bhusal, M.D., and Aparna Sharma, M.D., Join UAMS as Transplant Nephrologists

Dec. 6, 2017 | Sushma Bhusal, M.D., and Aparna Sharma, M.D., have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as transplant nephrologists, caring for kidney and pancreas transplant patients before and after surgery. UAMS is the only center in Arkansas that offers adult liver and kidney — and soon pancreas — transplantation. Bhusal and [...]

By | 2017-12-06T09:27:48+00:00 December 6th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Marks 10 Years of Academic Medicine

Nov. 17, 2017 | Celebrating 10 years as northwest Arkansas’ home to academic medicine, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus hosted community leaders, friends, faculty and staff today for a timeline unveiling and open house. “We are happy to host the community on campus today to celebrate how far we’ve come [...]

By | 2017-11-30T11:04:53+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Showcase Highlights How Databases Help Researchers Make Connections

Nov. 15, 2017 | There is more data available to be mined for research than ever before, and there are many databases available that not only make that information accessible but convenient. That was the message at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: Databases for Research Use, held Nov. 8 in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller [...]

By | 2017-11-16T10:01:27+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

Nov. 28 Science Café — ‘Hibernation: A Mammal Staycation?’

LITTLE ROCK — Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Hibernation: A Mammal Staycation?, on Nov. 28. Panelists will discuss the habits and habitats of hibernating animals in Arkansas, including bears and bats. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Hibernia [...]

By | 2017-11-15T09:41:14+00:00 November 15th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Experience Symptoms of Dementia at Nov. 16 Simulation

Nov. 3, 2017 | The Oaklawn Center on Aging, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will host a free event Nov. 16 in Hot Springs to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the [...]

By | 2017-11-03T08:54:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Embracing Change, Passion Touted at Grad School Career Day

Oct. 20, 2017 | Education today is like training career athletes – professionals with the stamina, strength and flexibility to navigate today’s working world. “The days of having one career where you work 40 years in the same field and then you retire – that is non-existent now,” said Jeffery H. Moran, Ph.D., CEO of [...]

By | 2017-10-20T17:03:13+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Oct. 24 Science Café — ‘The Science of Fire’

Oct. 17, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, The Science of Fire, on Oct. 24. Panelists will discuss firefighting, hazardous material emergencies, rescue response, fire prevention, fire bans and more. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Hibernia Irish [...]

By | 2017-10-17T08:56:24+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments