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New Scanner Provides Full-Body, Low-Dose Imaging at UAMS Orthopaedics Clinic

March 21, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first in the state to acquire an EOS® imaging system to provide full-body scans with low-dose radiation for advanced orthopaedic care. The EOS system provides low dose, full body, stereo-radiographic images of patients in a functional, weight-bearing position and is now available [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Stephen Mette Named UAMS Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

March 20, 2017 | Stephen “Steppe” Mette, M.D., has been named executive associate dean for clinical affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Mette will also continue his role as chief clinical officer for UAMS Medical Center. “Dr. Mette will facilitate goals and initiatives across our clinical departments,” [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Match Day A Record for 2017 College of Medicine Grads

March 17, 2017 | It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017, because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school. Starting at 11 a.m. Central Time on March 17 simultaneously across the nation, senior medical students [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

March 28 Science Café — ‘Riding the Gravitational Waves’

March 15, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Riding the Gravitational Waves, on March 28. Panelists will discuss particle interactions involved in galaxy formation and how gravitational waves, binary stars and black holes are created. Science Café will be from [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Educator Draws Attention of BuzzFeed for Using Social Media to Engage Students

March 14, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) educator caught the attention recently of BuzzFeed, a global media company, for using Snapchat to engage his medical students. BuzzFeed produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video, reaching a global audience of over 7 billion content views. Jerad M. Gardner, M.D., is [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Hopkins Appointed to National Vaccine Advisory Committee

March 13, 2017 | Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor and division director, has been appointed to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The committee recommends national vaccine policies to the director of the National Vaccine Program. Hopkins’ four-year term began [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

March 9, 2017 | If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic, reassuring a patient who was concerned about who will [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Motwani Appointed to National Hematology Society Committee

March 6, 2017 | Pooja Motwani, M.D., a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hematologist, has been appointed to the American Society of Hematology’s Scientific Committee on Lymphoid Neoplasia. The committee helps define the society’s research and policy agenda for hematology as well as recommends scientific session programs for the society’s annual meeting. Motwani’s [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Cancer, News Release|0 Comments

Showcase Highlights Expertise Available from Core Facilities

March 3, 2017 | By pooling resources through UAMS’ Core Facilities and Technical Services, more technology, tools and collaborative services are available to investigators than ever before – resulting in exciting research opportunities for Arkansas. The core facilities were featured at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: A Focus on Core Facilities on Feb. 22 — [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments