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El Dorado Artist Melinda Cameron-Godsey Donates Original Painting to UAMS Cancer Institute

LITTLE ROCK – El Dorado artist, interior designer and cancer survivor Melinda Cameron-Godsey has donated an original piece of art to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Titled “Hope,” the large, colorful acrylic painting of monarch butterflies can be viewed on the first floor near Infusion [...]

By | 2018-05-24T10:55:26+00:00 May 24th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Professor Offers Insights into Criminal Intent, Co-Authors Law Review Article

May 23, 2018 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor of neurobiology recently co-authored a Kentucky Law Review article that offers insights into the nature of criminal intent and urges the court system to admit more expert testimony into trials regarding the subject. In “Actus Reus, Mens Rea, and Brain Science: What [...]

By | 2018-05-23T09:06:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

WISE Childhood Nutrition Program Wins Education Award

May 22, 2018 | Rarely are child temper tantrums a sign of success, but this is one of those circumstances. The WISE program – Together, We Inspire Smart Eating – has been working to introduce fresh fruits and vegetables into the diets of Arkansas children since 2011. “Parents come into the program thinking, ‘oh, my [...]

By | 2018-05-22T14:46:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Graduates 969 Health Care Professionals

May 21, 2018 | Degrees and certificates were awarded to 969 graduates of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 157 in the College of Medicine; 282 in the College of Nursing; 111 [...]

By | 2018-05-21T14:50:06+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Stroke Program Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Care

May 21, 2018 | Excellence in treating stroke patients recently garnered two awards for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Stroke Program. The American Heart Association honored the program with the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award. The Arkansas Department of Health recognized the program with [...]

By | 2018-05-21T12:21:45+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Family Medicine Conference Covers Updates on Practical Topics

May 17, 2018 | More than 145 family physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists learned updates on marijuana and medicine, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea and common orthopedic issues May 10-12 at the 40th annual Family Medicine Intensive Review Course at UAMS. The conference, one of UAMS’ larger family-medicine conferences, offered 23 hours of continuing education on medical [...]

By | 2018-05-17T14:16:42+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

Wright, Sterba Honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year

May 17, 2018 | Patricia Wright, Ph.D., R.N., and Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where two new awards for administrative support were also given to Pam Kahler and Johnpaul Jones. “It’s been a great year for the graduate school,” said Robert E. McGehee [...]

By | 2018-05-17T11:10:31+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Strike Out Stroke Nights Grow as AR SAVES Does

May 16, 2018 | As AR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support) marks its 10th year of operation, the total number of stroke survivors and their families helped by the program expands too, bringing more and more of them to the ballpark for Strike Out Stroke nights. Stroke survivors wait on the [...]

By | 2018-05-16T15:06:36+00:00 May 16th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage

May 16, 2018 | Everyone has an answer to the question of how they ended up at UAMS. Faculty, staff and students heard four unique perspectives May 2 at an event honoring Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The lunchtime symposium, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, brought [...]

By | 2018-05-16T10:08:57+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments