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David W. Ussery, Ph.D., Invested in Inaugural Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance Endowed Chair in Bioinformatics

Feb. 24, 2017 | David W. Ussery, Ph.D., director of the Arkansas Center for Genomic and Ecological Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Feb. 21 as the inaugural recipient of the Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair in Biomedical Informatics. Ussery, who has worked with bacterial [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS NICU Receives $20,000 from Blue & You Foundation Grant to March of Dimes

Feb. 24, 2017 | The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas awarded a $20,000 grant to the March of Dimes for the Family Support Program in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at UAMS Medical Center for a second year. A joint effort of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas March of [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Researcher’s Findings Likely to Change How Doctors Treat Underactive Thyroid in Pregnant Women

Feb. 23, 2017 | In the first national study on the topic, a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher found evidence to suggest that fewer pregnant women with a mildly underactive thyroid should be treated than previously recommended. UAMS’ Spyridoula Maraka, M.D., published the findings recently in The BMJ, an international peer-reviewed medical journal [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Maumelle Students Learn Career Possibilities at UAMS

Feb. 22, 2016 | Maumelle High School seniors learned about the numerous educational programs available at UAMS during a panel discussion Feb. 16 with UAMS faculty and staff. More than 60 students took part in the Senior Business Luncheon, an event of the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce and held in the UAMS Winthrop P. [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Emergency Care Providers Urge Education, Training, Technology

Feb. 21, 2017 | There are inconsistencies in the quality of emergency care across Arkansas that can and should be addressed, and UAMS staff are partnering with stakeholders to get that message out to lawmakers and the public. In short, they are asking lawmakers to improve education, training and technology for emergency, or acute, care [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|UAMS News, 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 | February 16th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

Senator Mark Pryor Gives Talk at MHSA/MHA Alumni Association Annual Luncheon

Feb. 15, 2017 | Former U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor gave some UAMS College of Public Health alumni a firsthand look recently at the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Pryor was the featured speaker Feb. 10 during the annual Alumni Association luncheon for the College of Public Health Master of Health [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Scientists Create Promising Mouse Model for Reaching Cure for ALS

Feb. 14, 2017 | Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have found a new way to replicate Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice, in what they hope will bring scientists one big step closer to a cure. Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Business of Medicine Course Preps Med Students for Real World

Feb. 10, 2017 | Most new doctors leave medical school with a dollar-sign-shaped gap in their knowledge. Particularly in the first year after medical school, graduates are faced with financial decisions that have a major impact on both their careers and private lives. It’s time to set up their practice, start paying student loan debt, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments