//University News

Baileys Give $150,000 to Create Distinguished Otology Lectureship

April 17, 2018 | Sharon and H.A. Ted Bailey, M.D., members of the Society of the Double Helix, have been steadfast supporters of UAMS for decades, particularly when it comes to education. So it’s only fitting that the Baileys chose to continue that tradition by establishing a distinguished otology lectureship with a gift of $150,000. [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:56:56+00:00 April 17th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Fights Opioid Epidemic on All Fronts

April 17, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is attacking the nationwide opioid epidemic on multiple fronts that have produced new research and treatment options for patients and health care providers across Arkansas and beyond. “As the state’s only health sciences university, UAMS is uniquely positioned to address this issue head on [...]

By | 2018-04-17T14:52:25+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

U.S. Surgeon General Emphasizes Partnerships for Health

April 16, 2017 | To be better partners, we must create better relationships, said Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., 20th U.S. surgeon general on April 12 during a visit to UAMS. He spoke about many different health topics such as the opioid crisis, medical marijuana, and access to care, but the overall theme [...]

By | 2018-04-17T11:08:16+00:00 April 16th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Biomedical Informatics Expert Discusses Uses of Big Data at Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture

April 13, 2018 | Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D., spoke to a packed house Wednesday, April 4, in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute as part of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture series. Butte, a leading voice in biomedical informatics, presented “Translating a Trillion Points of Data into Therapies, Diagnostics and New Insights [...]

By | 2018-04-13T09:26:44+00:00 April 13th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

2018 Great 100 Nurses List Includes 32 from UAMS

April 11, 2018 | Thirty-two nurses from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) were named to the Great 100 Nurses Foundation’s annual list of the state’s superb nurses. The list honors nurses from numerous backgrounds and specialties for their concern for humanity, their contributions to the profession and their mentorship of others. UAMS nurses [...]

By | 2018-04-11T12:04:10+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS First Hospital in Arkansas to Install Cameras on Every Preemie Bed

April 11, 2018 | The UAMS Medical Center and Angel Eye Camera Systems, a company established in 2013 with support from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently installed 40 new camera systems in the medical center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), making it the first in the state with a camera on [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:58:29+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Judo Olympian Now Fights Child Sexual Abuse

April 10, 2018 | Before she was a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Kayla Harrison didn't want to be the golden girl. She didn't want to get out of bed. She didn't want to talk about being sexually abused by her judo coach. She most certainly didn't want to train, even though she was winning national [...]

By | 2018-04-10T14:33:22+00:00 April 10th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Phenomenal Women Event Celebrates Women in Workplace

April 6, 2018 | Women today must strive for equity and avoid complacency to honor all those who came before them, said Trenda Ray, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., associate vice chancellor for patients and families. Ray was part of a four-woman panel held March 30 in conjunction with the UAMS celebration of national Women’s History Month. The [...]

By | 2018-04-06T09:28:54+00:00 April 6th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Arkansas Children’s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine Host Investiture Ceremony for Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

April 5, 2018 | Arkansas Children's Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine celebrated the investiture of Brian Reemtsen, M.D., as the recipient and steward of the Arkansas Log A Load For Kids Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery on April 4. Establishing endowed chairs provides Arkansas Children’s and [...]

By | 2018-04-06T15:29:10+00:00 April 5th, 2018|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments