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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 | 2017-11-17T16:39:44+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

Nidhi Kapoor, M.D., Joins Neurology Department as UAMS’ First Neurohospitalist

Oct. 16, 2017 | Nidhi Kapoor, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as its first neurohospitalist, combining advanced training in neurology with a specialized understanding of caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Neurohopsitalists have advanced training in both hospital medicine and treating neurological conditions that can result in [...]

By | 2017-10-16T10:25:37+00:00 October 16th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Collaborations Billed as Key at Health Services Showcase

Oct. 9, 2016 | Do patients follow through with treatments after they’ve left the doctor’s office? Will they come back for follow-up appointments? Will they take advantage of known, effective treatments? What factors are within the doctor’s control to help ensure that these things happen? Many researchers at UAMS are exploring such questions – often [...]

By | 2017-10-09T14:19:59+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Top Honors from ASBMR

Oct. 2, 2017 | Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., who holds several roles at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, received the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s oldest and most prestigious honor – the William F. Neuman Award – at the ASBMR’s annual meeting, Sept. 8-11 in [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:12:06+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Graduate Students Don Lab Coats at Ceremony to Signal Start of Ph.D. Research

Sept. 27, 2017 | Faculty, friends and family watched proudly at the eighth annual Research Induction Ceremony as 34 students in the UAMS Graduate School donned laboratory coats to mark their readiness to begin doctoral research. “It really is a milestone, and it’s one that every Ph.D. has to go through,” said Robert McGehee Jr., [...]

By | 2017-09-27T15:16:09+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments