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PT Program Turns to Plasticized Remains to Teach Anatomy

July 14, 2017 | John Jefferson, Ph.D., P.T., chair and associate professor of the Department of Physical Therapy (PT) in the College of Health Professions, thought long and hard about the best way to teach anatomy to physical therapy students when he was setting up the program.

By | 2017-07-14T10:29:16+00:00 July 14th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS HEALERS Program Gives Teens Inside Look

June 29, 2017 | Twelve rising high school juniors and seniors recently spent two weeks at UAMS learning about health care careers, patient- and family-centered care, first aid and teen health issues. They were selected from more than 60 applications submitted to the Health Education Active Learning Experience for Regional Scholars (HEALERS) program, which is [...]

By | 2017-06-29T16:11:10+00:00 June 29th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Speakers Urge PA Students to Remember True Meaning of White Coat

June 28, 2017 | The 36 members of the physician assistant program’s Class of 2019 were urged to remember the true meaning of the white coat as they donned the jackets for the first time and pledged to care for their patients. Both Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and College of Health Professions Dean Douglas L. Murphy, Ph.D., reminded the students during the May 26 ceremony that their white coats are not a status symbol that separates practitioners from their patients, but rather a reminder of the responsibility that health care professionals bear.

By | 2017-06-28T10:59:27+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Rahn Reflects on Eight-Year Tenure at UAMS During Farewell Address

June 23, 2017 | Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., reflected on the accomplishments of his eight-year tenure at UAMS and the challenges still facing the institution as he delivered his farewell address June 22 in the Fred W. Smith Auditorium in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute.

By | 2017-06-26T14:51:32+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Featured, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Awarded $2.1 Million for Marshallese Diabetes Prevention Research

May 18, 2017 | A $2.1 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will allow the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus to continue and expand its research to identify effective ways to combat diabetes in the Marshallese community.

By | 2017-05-18T13:20:15+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Montague Encourages Women to Excel, then Open Doors for Others

April 4, 2017 | “When someone tells you that you can’t do something, don’t believe them.”Those wise words summed up the way that Raye Montague has lived her life and set the tone for her keynote address at UAMS’ annual Women’s History Month event March 28, titled “Hidden Treasures – Herstory: Celebrating UAMS Phenomenal Women.”

By | 2017-04-04T14:51:21+00:00 April 4th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Scholarship, Donations Fund Assistant Professor’s Medical Missions

Feb. 17, 2017 | Lindsay Gilbert, M.Ed., MLS, has wanted to go on a medical mission trip for years, but financially, it was never feasible. So when the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) offered a scholarship for such trips, she jumped at the opportunity.

By | 2017-02-17T10:00:13+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments