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 | March 22nd, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Match Day A Record for 2017 College of Medicine Grads

March 17, 2017 | It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017, because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school. Starting at 11 a.m. Central Time on March 17 simultaneously across the nation, senior medical students [...]

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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 [...]

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Showcase Highlights Expertise Available from Core Facilities

March 3, 2017 | By pooling resources through UAMS’ Core Facilities and Technical Services, more technology, tools and collaborative services are available to investigators than ever before – resulting in exciting research opportunities for Arkansas. The core facilities were featured at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: A Focus on Core Facilities on Feb. 22 — [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Black History Panel Discusses Higher Education

Feb. 28, 2017 | A group of Arkansas educators and students convened at UAMS on Feb. 23 to discuss issues facing black students throughout the education system. More than 50 UAMS faculty, staff and students attended the event, hosted by the Chancellor’s Committee for Diversity and the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs as part of [...]

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MHA Team Takes First Place at Case Competition

Jan. 13, 2017 | A Master of Health Administration team in the UAMS College of Public Health earned first place at a recent case competition, going head-to-head with other major universities in the Midwest region. Case competition participants are asked to apply classroom knowledge to solve a real-world problem facing a health care organization. They [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Fellows Win Big at Nephrology Conference

Jan. 11, 2017 | It was “Arkansas vs. The World” – and for a moment, it seemed like all was lost. The aptly named team of nephrology fellows from UAMS went toe-to-toe with top programs from across the United States in a Jeopardy-style test of their knowledge before an international audience of their peers. “The [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Student from Harrison Receives Scheving Award

Dec. 16, 2016 | Rebekah G. Langston of Harrison has received the Lawrence E. Scheving Award for earning the highest score in the 2016 human structure course at UAMS. Langston, a first-year medical student, is a fourth-generation UAMS student but the first woman in the family to pursue a medical degree. The human structure course includes [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments

12th Street Center Marks World AIDS Day with Screenings

Dec. 13, 2016 | Janay Tatum got some good news on Dec. 1 at the UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center: She’s healthy. “It was a good experience, and I had never been here before,” said Tatum, 27, of Wrightsville. “Everybody was nice, very friendly. My blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar were good. [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments

College of Public Health Student Presents Research on Nutrition

Dec. 2, 2016 | UAMS College of Public Health student ReeShema Britt presented her research on nutrition for the elderly at two conferences recently. Britt presented her paper, “Raising Awareness in the Elderly Nutritional Needs for African Americans,” at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, held Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 in [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments