Course on Advanced Inner Ear Surgeries Attracts International Participation

April 13, 2017 | UAMS hosted otology fellows and faculty from all over the world April 7-9 as part of the second annual International Otology Fellows Congress and Advanced Course in Ear and Skull Base Surgery. Twenty-four fellows from 14 countries and 14 faculty from four countries participated in the event, which was held in [...]

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Proteomics Workshop Facilitates Sharing Resources Across Nation

April 12, 2017 | Technology? Check. Expertise? Check. Leadership? Double check. The UAMS Proteomics Core Facility has been diligently amassing the technology needed to make it a leader in its field, which is studying the many functions of proteins. And now it’s taking that leadership role a step further by facilitating the exchange of ideas [...]

By | 2017-04-14T16:01:18+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Rahn, Hopkins, Only Arkansans and Two of Only 53 Physicians Worldwide Honored by American College of Physicians

April 11, 2017 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., professor in the UAMS College of Medicine have joined an elite group of physicians awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Rahn and Hopkins, director of the Division of [...]

By | 2017-04-11T09:50:27+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Program Marks 25 Years for Training PreK-12 Teachers in Health Science

April 10, 2017 | The Partners in Health Sciences (PIHS) program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is celebrating 25 years of promoting science education for PreK-12 teachers/school nurses statewide. E. Robert Burns, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Medicine Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences since 1968, started the program [...]

By | 2017-04-10T14:07:49+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Welcomes Undergraduate Students for Diversity Day

March 22, 2017 | Undergraduate students recently learned the ins and outs of what it’s like to be a UAMS student and work toward a career in health care. More than 150 students from 10 Arkansas colleges and universities were on campus March 10 as part of UAMS Diversity Day, an event sponsored by the [...]

By | 2017-03-22T15:17:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Helps Shine Light on Rare Diseases at State Capitol Event

March 20, 2017 | Hoping to bring more attention to rare diseases, several UAMS faculty and staff went to the state Capitol on March 8 to participate in the inaugural Rare Disease Day advocacy event. Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UAMS Myeloma Institute and a professor of internal medicine in the UAMS College of [...]

By | 2017-03-21T08:51:46+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

Educator Draws Attention of BuzzFeed for Using Social Media to Engage Students

March 14, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) educator caught the attention recently of BuzzFeed, a global media company, for using Snapchat to engage his medical students. BuzzFeed produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video, reaching a global audience of over 7 billion content views. Jerad M. Gardner, M.D., is [...]

By | 2017-03-14T08:47:31+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Transparency, Vigilance Highlight UAMS’ Commitment to Patient Safety

March 13, 2017 | Every morning at 8:30 a.m., the UAMS Lobby Gallery is crowded with a mix of white coats, suits and scrubs as about 80 employees from all clinical and support units gather for the daily safety huddle. The huddles, begun by UAMS in February at the suggestion of Richard Turnage, M.D., UAMS [...]

By | 2017-03-15T14:05:24+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

March 9, 2017 | If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic, reassuring a patient who was concerned about who will [...]

By | 2017-03-27T16:27:45+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Recognized by State Senate for Marshallese Work

March 8, 2017 | UAMS was recognized March 6 by the Arkansas State Senate for its work to address health care disparities in diabetes among the Marshallese population in northwest Arkansas. State Sen. Linda Chesterfield introduced the Senate Resolution commending Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus; Peter Kohler, Ph.D., [...]

By | 2017-03-08T15:57:59+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments