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UAMS Graduates 942 New Health Care Professionals

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) awarded certificates and degrees May 20 to 942 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 163 in the College of Medicine; 265 in the College of Nursing; 123 [...]

By | 2017-05-22T13:12:58+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Power of Research Inspires Patient Scientist Academy Graduates

May 19, 2017 | Learning how research is done at UAMS and how they can be a part of it was an eye-opener for the nine new graduates of the Translational Research Institute’s inaugural UAMS Patient Scientist Academy. Over four two-hour sessions in April, the academy covered research basics such as the difference between blind [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:26:11+00:00 May 19th, 2017|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

Beebes, Rutledges Welcome Inaugural Friends of UAMS – Searcy

May 18, 2017 | A beautiful spring evening was the setting May 8 as former Gov. Mike and Ginger Beebe and neighbors Ann and Reynie Rutledge co-hosted more than 100 business and community leaders at the Beebes’ home for the inaugural Friends of UAMS – Searcy event. Beebe, governor from 2007-2015, serves as of counsel [...]

By | 2017-05-19T10:44:35+00:00 May 18th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Memphis Conference Brings Together Cancer Researchers

May 17, 2017 | UAMS joined with two other research entities to co-sponsor the spring 2017 Cancer Research Conference in Memphis, attracting more than 100 cancer researchers and provided networking opportunities for collaborative projects. The May 2 event was hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with UAMS and West [...]

By | 2017-05-17T15:31:33+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Celebrates New Family Medical Center Building at UAMS West Regional Campus in Fort Smith

May 16, 2017 |The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) West today celebrated the move of its Family Medical Center to a new, more spacious and up-to-date facility at the corner of South 12th and E streets in Fort Smith. The Family Medical Center recently began serving patients after relocating from its building a [...]

By | 2017-05-16T16:34:59+00:00 May 16th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Julep Cup Jaunt Gallops Across with $81,000 for UAMS NICU

May 16, 2017 | The 143rd Kentucky Derby had its share of thrills, with racing fans picking favorites among a crowded field. However, the crowd at the 14th Julep Cup Jaunt at UAMS gathered to support patients who need encouragement the most. More than 200 guests in colorful derby attire attended the event, held May [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:50:29+00:00 May 16th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher’s Mobile Application Enhances Training for Emergency Dispatchers

LITTLE ROCK — A mobile training application developed by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher aims to reduce mortality rates during emergency situations by helping dispatchers provide improved, more in-depth information to paramedics. Of the 75 counties in Arkansas, only five have emergency medical dispatchers. The classification requires dispatchers undergo six months [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:35:44+00:00 May 15th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

BioVentures Earns UAMS National Ranking of 87th Out of 225 Universities for Technology Transfer

May 12, 2017 | BioVentures recently earned the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) a national ranking by the Milken Institute of 87th out of 225 universities for technology transfer — the ability to take basic research and develop it into new technologies, products and companies. UAMS ranked above several well-known institutions, including the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:03:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Fire Alarm Disrupts, Does Not Deter TRI ‘A-Team’

Homer Paul, a research participant, was in the midst of a 10-hour series of blood draws and neurological tests for a new Parkinson’s disease drug when the fire alarm sounded at the UAMS Translational Research Institute’s (TRI) Clinical Trials Innovation Unit on the fifth floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute building. [...]

By | 2017-05-11T09:41:40+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Research, University News|0 Comments