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Study Says Obesity is Problem in Finding Care After Hospitalization

Nov. 1, 2017 | Transitions in care for obese people who need to be transferred to nursing homes after hospitalization are being overlooked, a study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research by faculty at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing finds. Elderly, [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:15:06+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Research, University News|0 Comments

‘Pay for Performance’ Incentives Hurting Mississippi Delta Hospitals

Oct. 30, 2017 | Two Medicare “pay for performance” programs have contributed to declining financial performance by Mississippi Delta hospitals and widening the gap in financial performance between Mississippi Delta hospitals and other hospitals in the nation, according to a study published in Medical Care by UAMS faculty. The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) and [...]

By | 2017-11-01T09:21:42+00:00 October 30th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Arkansas Center for Health Disparities Awarded $7 Million for Minority Health Disparities Research

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Center for Health Disparities at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded a $7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for research on minority health disparities, including reducing tobacco smoke exposure among children in the Delta and studying HIV prevention among incarcerated African-Americans. The grant [...]

By | 2017-10-19T09:21:44+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Faith, Community Leaders Convene to Address Mental Health Disparities

Sept. 15, 2017 | Developing an action plan for emotional wellness was the goal for leaders who gathered Sept. 9 at the FAITH Network Summit held at the Centre at University Park in Little Rock. The FAITH (Faith-Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health) Network is a collaboration between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) [...]

By | 2017-09-15T09:01:44+00:00 September 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Marshallese Students Encouraged to Pursue Health Care Careers

July 18, 2017 | More than 50 Marshallese high school students and parents attended the Pathways to Health Professions conference June 9-10 in Springdale, where they were encouraged to pursue higher education and health care careers. Sheldon Riklon, M.D., an associate professor in the UAMS College of Medicine, shared the story of his perseverance and [...]

By | 2017-07-18T14:52:06+00:00 July 18th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Mentorship Program Encourages Careers in Public Health

July 17, 2017 | Eliminating tuberculosis, preventing violence, and improving health for people worldwide. A mentoring program provided jointly by the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the Arkansas Department of Health has inspired students to study and make an impact in these areas of public health — areas they may not [...]

By | 2017-07-17T14:44:22+00:00 July 17th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Celebrates 12 Project SEARCH® Graduates

May 31, 2017 | UAMS applauded the hard work and dedication of its 12 Project SEARCH® interns during a May 24 graduation ceremony, held in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute. UAMS Project SEARCH is a job-training program that helps young adults with disabilities develop independent living and working skills. “This class of [...]

By | 2017-05-31T10:27:21+00:00 May 31st, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Sets SeniorNet June Computer Workshops for People 50 and Up

May 18, 2017 | Three computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Facebook Workshop and File Management — will be taught in April for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The Facebook Workshop will be offered free of charge. Courses begin June 5. [...]

By | 2017-05-18T08:51:12+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher’s Mobile Application Enhances Training for Emergency Dispatchers

LITTLE ROCK — A mobile training application developed by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher aims to reduce mortality rates during emergency situations by helping dispatchers provide improved, more in-depth information to paramedics. Of the 75 counties in Arkansas, only five have emergency medical dispatchers. The classification requires dispatchers undergo six months [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:35:44+00:00 May 15th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments