LITTLE ROCK – El Dorado artist, interior designer and cancer survivor Melinda Cameron-Godsey has donated an original piece of art to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Titled “Hope,” the large, colorful acrylic painting of monarch butterflies can be viewed on the first floor near Infusion [...]
May 7, 2018 | “It’s officially crayon o’clock,” presenter MK Czerwiec, R.N., proclaimed to participants at a UAMS workshop designed to unleash the creative storytelling ability of health care professionals. Participants in the graphic medicine workshop complete one of the exercises let by nurse and artist MK Czerweic, R.N. “Graphic Medicine: How Comics [...]
LITTLE ROCK – Omar T. Atiq, M.D., has been named chair-elect of the board of governors of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. His term began during Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, ACP’s annual scientific meeting held in New Orleans from April 19-21. Atiq is a professor of medicine and otolaryngology-head [...]
LITTLE ROCK – The public is invited to learn about the latest advances in gynecologic cancers and cancer genetics at a free event sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 24 at Moix RV Supercenter, 800 N. Creek Drive, in Conway. Featured speaker [...]
A $1 million gift from the estate of Linda Garner Riggs to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be used to advance research of triple negative breast cancer.
April 12, 2018 | UAMS patient C.M. McClain Jr. was not expecting to celebrate the final day of his treatment cycle with six NFL players, including a Heisman Trophy winner. But that’s exactly what he did. UAMS patient Chris Wyrick (center) got a surprise visit from (from left) NFL trainer Abraham Holloway; former Seattle [...]
LITTLE ROCK – You are invited to learn about the latest advances in cancer research, treatment and prevention at a free event featuring a researcher from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The program will be held at 11 a.m. May 17 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 295 Balearic Road, in [...]
LITTLE ROCK – Smokers who are ready to kick the habit are invited to participate in a free seven-week program sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. for seven Tuesdays starting April 24 at 900 John Barrow Road. There is no [...]
LITTLE ROCK – Radiation oncology is a complex and competitive field, attracting some of the brightest medical students from across the country. Until now, however, anyone in Arkansas interested in pursuing a career in radiation oncology had to leave the state for advanced training. This summer, that will change when Arkansas’ first-ever radiation oncology residency [...]
March 19, 2018 | Two UAMS events combined forces for the second year in a row to educate health care providers on the latest advances in gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis and therapy.