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Medical Student Survives Stroke Thanks to Classmates’ Quick Reaction

June 15, 2017 | Justin Treas is a busy man. The 29-year-old has a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology and has worked in cancer research. He’s married with three children and just earned his medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine. On March 28, 2017, Treas had a stroke that his doctors believe would have [...]

By | 2017-06-16T09:06:07+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Medical Student Survives Stroke Thanks to Classmates’ Quick Reaction

June 15, 2017 | Justin Treas is a busy man. The 29-year-old has a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology and has worked in cancer research. He’s married with three children and just earned his medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine. On March 28, 2017, Treas had a stroke that his doctors believe would have [...]

By | 2017-06-15T12:03:15+00:00 June 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Pine Bluff Man Free of Esophagus Cancer After Early Detection

June 1, 2017 | When Mark Harper went to see his gastroenterologist last September, he wasn’t expecting a cancer diagnosis. “I never had any symptoms,” he said. “I went in because I promised my wife I’d go see Dr. Henry Rogers before he retires.” Harper considers himself lucky. The doctor in Pine Bluff did an [...]

UAMS Hosts Second ICARE Conference for Trauma Education

May 10, 2017 | An interactive conference for health care professionals and first responders drew nearly 145 people to Fayetteville on May 3-5 to discuss and practice the best methods for handling severe traumatic injuries and medical emergencies in critical care settings It was the second year for the ICARE Conference (Improving Critical and Acute Care [...]

By | 2017-05-10T11:30:30+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

With Time on His Side, NLR Man Survives Stroke

May 4, 2017 | If his family had waited just half an hour more, the prognosis for 91-year-old Wayne Harris would not have been promising. One Saturday afternoon in early March, Cathy Harris was sorting clothes while her husband of 35 years was finishing a meal. “I could see him at the table and he [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:05:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Cabot Man Regains Use of Hands

April 21, 2017 | Using our hands to grasp a tool or offer a round of applause are simple tasks made possible by the presence of a tissue just beneath the skin called palmar fascia. “It has a real function,” said Theresa Wyrick, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine. [...]

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Bony Sinus Tumor Removed Without a Single Cut

April 3, 2017 | Mary Neal French went in for surgery to remove a bony tumor from her sinus last September and woke up to find the tumor gone. But her surgeon didn’t have to make a single cut. French said she began having headaches with a lot of pressure in July. She believed it [...]

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

March 2, 2017 | Ambassador Ruth A. Davis traveled the world as a U.S. diplomat during her 40 years with the U.S. Foreign Service. But when she learned she had a relapse of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in the blood, she headed to Arkansas and the UAMS Myeloma Institute. “I’ve often had [...]

By | 2017-03-09T16:36:26+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

UAMS Weight Control Clinic Helps Nurse Drop 80 Pounds

Feb. 24, 2017 | “Who’s going to take care of me when I can’t take care of myself?” Donnia Cox a patient in the UAMS Weight Control Clinic says she asked herself that question as she struggled to lose weight and get in shape. “I was at a point in my life where I realized [...]