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UAMS Establishes Pamela Rakhshan Chair in Otolaryngology with $1 Million Gift from Chris Rakhshan

June 20, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has established the Pamela Rakhshan Chair in Otolaryngology thanks to a $1 million gift from her father, Chris Rakhshan, in gratitude to the physician who saved her life. UAMS will name a professor to the Rakhshan Chair at a later time. Rakhshan, of [...]

By | 2018-06-20T09:05:59+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Extending a Hand: Chancellor Patterson Greets UAMS Employees, Staff

Patterson said he was thrilled to be part of the UAMS team. June 6, 2018 | UAMS employees arrived in droves at the Lobby Gallery on June 5 to meet new UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, who welcomed them with open arms – and selfies. Patterson, whose first day at UAMS was [...]

By | 2018-06-06T15:51:13+00:00 June 6th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Taking the Lead: Julep Cup Jaunt Raises $60,000 for UAMS Programs

June 5, 2018 | Through the spattered mud of a rain-soaked Churchill Downs, racing fans focused on the past, as Justify beat out a crowded field to break the 136-year Curse of Apollo. Meanwhile, the 15th Julep Cup Jaunt at UAMS, held May 5 in Little Rock, was looking ahead: raising $60,000 to benefit medical [...]

By | 2018-06-05T10:03:30+00:00 June 5th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Roller Funeral Homes Dedicate Memorial to Pregnancy and Infant Loss

May 2, 2018 | In memory of pregnancy and infant loss, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Love Lives Program and Roller Funeral Homes today dedicated the Love Lives Memorial at Riverwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Maumelle.

By | 2018-05-31T11:04:21+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Baileys Give $150,000 to Create Distinguished Otology Lectureship

April 17, 2018 | Sharon and H.A. Ted Bailey, M.D., members of the Society of the Double Helix, have been steadfast supporters of UAMS for decades, particularly when it comes to education. So it’s only fitting that the Baileys chose to continue that tradition by establishing a distinguished otology lectureship with a gift of $150,000. [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:56:56+00:00 April 17th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

James E. McDonald, M.D., Invested in Ernest J. Ferris, M.D. Chair in Diagnostic Radiology

April 3, 2018 | James E. McDonald, M.D., F.A.C.R., chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested March 27 as the holder of the Ernest J. Ferris, M.D., Chair in Diagnostic Radiology. McDonald, who joined UAMS in 2010, was appointed department [...]

By | 2018-04-03T09:43:57+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Chancellor’s Circle Awards $425,000 to 13 Programs

March 12, 2017 | UAMS Interim Chancellor Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., awarded a record $425,000 to 13 UAMS programs at the annual Chancellor’s Circle Grant Awards ceremony and reception March 7. The awards were the most funds ever distributed by the Chancellor’s Circle for the second consecutive year, Gardner said. Since 2014, when the awards [...]

By | 2018-03-12T11:54:51+00:00 March 12th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Blue and You Foundation Gives UAMS $104,169 for Simulation Education to Reduce Infection

Feb. 14, 2018 | The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $104,169 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to expand an education program using simulation to reduce sepsis, a life-threatening condition caused by infection. The gift goes to fund the Simulation Outreach to Address Patient Safety (SOAPS) program, [...]

By | 2018-05-14T11:01:38+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Continuing Education, News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Foundation Fund Board Honors Four for Lifetime Achievement

LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Foundation Fund Board has recognized four honorees with lifetime achievement awards in gratitude for their decades of service and philanthropy to UAMS. The awards were presented Feb. 1 at UAMS’ annual All Boards Luncheon. Jo Ellen Ford and Lee Ronnel, both of Little Rock, were named the inaugural recipients of [...]

By | 2018-02-06T10:10:47+00:00 February 6th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments