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UA Board Honors Chancellor Rahn with Building Name, Emeritus Status

May 25, 2017 | The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted May 25 to honor UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., who is retiring July 31, by naming a building on the northern side of campus the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building. The building houses the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, the [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:48:51+00:00 May 25th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Team Wins Top National Award for Patient Handbook in Simple, Clear Language

May 23, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Health Literacy won top honors at the ClearMark Awards Ceremony hosted by the Center for Plain Language on May 9 in Washington, D.C. UAMS won the Grand ClearMark Award in the Spanish language category for its plain language handbook, “Cómo Hablar con [...]

By | 2017-05-25T09:03:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Memphis Conference Brings Together Cancer Researchers

May 17, 2017 | UAMS joined with two other research entities to co-sponsor the spring 2017 Cancer Research Conference in Memphis, attracting more than 100 cancer researchers and provided networking opportunities for collaborative projects. The May 2 event was hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with UAMS and West [...]

By | 2017-05-17T15:31:33+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

May 23 Science Café — ‘Indwelling Gut Bacteria and You’

May 11, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Indwelling Gut Bacteria and You, on May 23. Panelists will discuss the role of microbiome bacteria on the immune system, potential infections and overall human health. Science Café will be from 7-9 [...]

By | 2017-05-11T11:57:55+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Tsai, Smeltzer Recognized as Graduate Faculty of the Year

May 11, 2017 | Pao-Feng Tsai, Ph.D., R.N., and Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year on April 27 at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where the achievements of students and faculty mentors were also recognized. “I can’t thank y’all enough for all that you do for graduate studies,” said Robert [...]

By | 2017-05-11T10:17:42+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Two UAMS Cancer Researchers Awarded American Cancer Society Grants Totaling $1.58 Million

May 9, 2017 | Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been awarded Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society. Aime Franco, Ph.D., and Ling Gao, M.D., Ph.D., each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their ongoing cancer research. Charles Saxe, Ph.D., (second from left) of [...]

By | 2017-05-09T13:00:22+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Medical School Friends Celebrate People Behind Journey

May 8, 2017 | Wilson Alobuia could tell just from the smile on Danielle Tchoungang’s face at Match Day that she found good news within the envelope that revealed her residency match. Alobuia started jumping up and down and yelling, excited for his best friend from medical school and forgetting momentarily that he was recording [...]

By | 2017-05-08T11:02:52+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Shewmake Joins UAMS as Division Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

LITTLE ROCK — Kristopher B. Shewmake, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the College of Medicine Department of Surgery. He is also an associate professor of plastic surgery at UAMS. He continues to see patients through his private practice, [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:21:48+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments