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Two Former U.S. Surgeons General Give Advice on Becoming the Healthiest Nation

April 28, 2017 | Our ethics must be as sophisticated as our science, said former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher on April 20 to UAMS faculty, students and staff. Satcher, at UAMS to discuss how the United States could become the healthiest nation, was quoting from former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna [...]

By | 2017-04-28T15:05:34+00:00 April 28th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D., Named Nettleship Chair in Oncologic Pathology

LITTLE ROCK — Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D., was invested April 26 as recipient of the Drs. Mae and Anderson Nettleship Chair in Oncologic Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is a professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Sciences in the UAMS College of Medicine and co-leader of the [...]

By | 2017-04-27T11:46:59+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Fiser Receives COM Distinguished Faculty Service Award

April 26, 2017 | The UAMS College of Medicine honored Richard Thomas “Tad” Fiser, M.D., for his longstanding service as an educator, physician, scholar and leader and highlighted the accomplishments of many other faculty and staff at its seventh annual Dean’s Honor Day on April 24. Fiser, professor in the Section of Critical Care Medicine [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:23:42+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Dornhoffer Named Otolaryngology Chairman in UAMS College of Medicine

April 26, 2017 | John Dornhoffer, M.D., has been appointed chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dornhoffer – like many of his patients – has a severe hearing loss and brings a unique perspective to the role. With this [...]

By | 2017-04-26T11:17:15+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Nicki Hilliard, Pharm.D., Wins Outstanding Woman Faculty Award from UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus

April 25, 2017 | Nicki Hilliard, Pharm.D., a pharmacy professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently was honored with the 2017 Outstanding Woman Faculty Award by the UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus. Hilliard is a professor in the UAMS College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice. The award is given to a [...]

By | 2017-04-25T09:48:07+00:00 April 25th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Nontraditional College of Medicine Grads Follow Winding Path

April 24, 2017 | All life stories have a purpose. A journey is taking place. A path is being forged. But for many of the non-traditional students graduating in this year’s UAMS College of Medicine class, the way forward wasn’t always obvious. The path that brought them to medicine was a winding one. “Looking back, [...]

By | 2017-04-24T13:38:31+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

How a Governor’s Cup Win Got an Assist from the UAMS Translational Research Institute

April 24, 2017 | UAMS’ Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D., recently celebrated her team’s victory in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup business plan competition. The team, Rejuvenics Technologies, won the $25,000 top prize with its idea for commercializing a drug-delivery system to reduce the harmful side effects of chemotherapy. Just under a year ago, the [...]

By | 2017-04-24T11:24:22+00:00 April 24th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

James M. Raczynski, Ph.D., Named to Inaugural M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Chair in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

April 21, 2017 | James M. Raczynski, Ph.D., dean of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested April 20 as the inaugural recipient of the M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Chair in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Raczynski, professor and founding dean of the [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:03:05+00:00 April 21st, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Only Medical Center in Arkansas Recognized by American College of Surgeons as Adult Level 1 Trauma Center

April 20, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become the only medical center in Arkansas to be certified nationally as an adult Level 1 Trauma Center  by the American College of Surgeons. To achieve the certification, hospitals go through a rigorous review process and must demonstrate they can provide the [...]

By | 2017-04-20T10:21:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Nurses Number Half of Inaugural Great 100 Nurses of Arkansas List

April 19, 2017 | The Great 100 Nurses Foundation has released its list of the top nurses in Arkansas and half of the caregivers honored are University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) nurses. The UAMS nurses recognized encompass numerous backgrounds and specialties in research, administration and practice. To see the UAMS nurses honored, visit [...]

By | 2017-04-20T09:45:53+00:00 April 19th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments