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Three UAMS Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Rural Arkansas Primary Care

Sept. 21, 2017 | Three UAMS medical students have each been awarded a $20,000 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship, which encourages aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in rural Arkansas. This year’s recipients are Steven James, a senior from Conway; Julie Sherrill, a senior from Dumas; and Allison Jackson, a [...]

By | 2017-09-21T13:30:04+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Graduates Reunite, Some Decades Apart, at Alumni Weekend 2017

Aug. 31, 2017 | Amid all the handshakes, hugs, smiles and laughter, UAMS alumni reminisced and caught up on their divergent paths, delighted to be together again – some who hadn’t seen each other since graduation, decades ago. Charles Born, Ph.D., and Carol Born, Pharm.D., both COP '67. The 2017 Alumni Weekend held [...]

By | 2017-09-01T13:09:05+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Hat Club of Little Rock Donates $15,500 to UAMS NICU

Aug. 28, 2017 | Members of the Hat Club of Little Rock presented a $15,500 check to the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on Aug. 15, earning a symbolic tip of the cap from doctors, nurses and staff. Blue and white from the Hat Club’s distinctive baseball caps intermingled with strings of more than [...]

By | 2017-08-28T15:10:02+00:00 August 28th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Barnes Honors Mentor, Nurse with $75,000 in Scholarships

Aug. 23, 2017 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., has made a distinguished career as an orthopaedic surgeon with the support of a kindly mentor and a dedicated nurse. Now, he’s paying it forward: spreading $75,000 across two scholarships, each honoring their contributions. Barnes donated $37,500, matched by UAMS for a total of $75,000, towards the [...]

By | 2017-08-23T11:34:00+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Mehta Husband-Wife Team Give $50,000 to Create Internal Medicine Lectureship

July 27, 2017 | Together, the husband-and-wife physician team of Jawahar L. “Jay” Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., and Paulette Mehta, M.D., have done much to drive the mission of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) through cutting-edge research and outstanding patient care. Now, they’re looking even farther ahead: the Mehtas have given $50,000, matched [...]

By | 2017-08-15T10:44:14+00:00 August 15th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Diversity Programs Get $24,000 Boost from Bank of America

August 11, 2017 | An informal thank-you luncheon held Aug. 2 for UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs students and donors had a sweet ending, thanks to a surprise presentation of $24,000 from Bank of America. Although the event had been planned weeks in advance, the gift was not announced until the day before. Bank of [...]

By | 2017-08-25T11:46:38+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Volunteers Honored at Annual Luncheon

July 6, 2017 | Plenty of smiles and more than a few tears were on display as more than 100 UAMS volunteers and their families gathered in the Hospital Lobby Gallery on June 29 to be recognized for their hard work. The volunteers were the focal point of the UAMS Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon hosted by [...]

By | 2017-07-06T09:48:50+00:00 July 6th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS East Regional Campus Breaks Ground on Family Medicine Clinic

June 26, 2017 | Thirteen ceremonial golden shovels dug into a patch of dirt placed in the auditorium of UAMS East Regional Campus at a groundbreaking ceremony June 22 to kick off the transformation of its west wing into a 5,400-square-foot family medicine clinic. The clinic is expected to open in late September. Weather concerns [...]

By | 2017-06-26T14:02:27+00:00 June 26th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Patent Hopefuls Gather for Medical Inventions Showcase

June 14, 2017 | Potential patents for medical inventions as small as a molecule prompted big discussions among UAMS researchers who gathered for a showcase hosted June 6 by the College of Medicine to highlight medical research. “Every poster you see here today has a patent application on file with the Patent and Trademark Office,” [...]

By | 2017-06-14T11:08:33+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Beebes, Rutledges Welcome Inaugural Friends of UAMS – Searcy

May 18, 2017 | A beautiful spring evening was the setting May 8 as former Gov. Mike and Ginger Beebe and neighbors Ann and Reynie Rutledge co-hosted more than 100 business and community leaders at the Beebes’ home for the inaugural Friends of UAMS – Searcy event. Beebe, governor from 2007-2015, serves as of counsel [...]

By | 2017-05-19T10:44:35+00:00 May 18th, 2017|University News|0 Comments