Feb. 24, 2017 | The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas awarded a $20,000 grant to the March of Dimes for the Family Support Program in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at UAMS Medical Center for a second year. A joint effort of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas March of [...]
Feb. 15, 2017 | Former U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor gave some UAMS College of Public Health alumni a firsthand look recently at the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Pryor was the featured speaker Feb. 10 during the annual Alumni Association luncheon for the College of Public Health Master of Health [...]
UAMS Awarded Nearly $42 Million by NIH to Oversee 17-site Pediatric Clinical Trial Network Across U.S.
Sept. 21, 2016 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded $41.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to oversee a 17-site pediatric clinical trial network that will provide medically underserved and rural children access to clinical studies studying environmental influences on early development. UAMS will be the Data [...]
HOT SPRINGS – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop Sept. 29 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at [...]
Former Head of Medicaid under President Bush to Serve as UAMS Faculty, DHS Senior Advisor for Medicaid
LITTLE ROCK – Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the Department of Human Services (DHS) effective Sept. 15. Dennis G. Smith “We were very excited when DHS Director Cindy [...]
LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop Sept. 14 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at [...]
Oct. 15, 2015 | UAMS has joined with other state leaders in health care, education, business and government to launch a comprehensive plan to improve the health of all Arkansans. The plan, called Healthy Active Arkansas, was released Oct. 14 at a news conference at the State Capitol attended by representatives of the different sectors [...]
UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., speaks to supporters in northeast Arkansas about the importance of having UAMS advocates in communities around the state. Oct. 12, 2015 | A group of UAMS supporters enjoyed an evening of food and conversation Oct. 8 in the Ballroom at Sue’s Kitchen in Jonesboro as they learned about [...]
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The 15th U.S. Surgeon General, the doctor who performed the world’s first kidney transplant, and the first African-American to be admitted to the UAMS College of Medicine were among seven with UAMS ties honored recently for their contributions to civil rights in the medical field in Arkansas.