Essential Tremor Patient Says Surgery was Life-Changing

Aug. 13, 2018 | Kimberly Zimmer stretches her arms out in front of her and smiles. The 50-year-old is showing off how steady her hands are. “Never in my life have I been able to hold my hands that still,” she said. Zimmer had been diagnosed with essential tremor as a child. Fellow students bullied [...]

By | 2018-08-13T11:14:04+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Featured, Neurology, Surgery, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Man Regains Vision After Nearly Two Years in the Dark

Aug. 3, 2018 | For the past few months, Mack and Karen Farris have spent lots of quality time taking in sights. The Fort Smith couple has enjoyed sunsets on the beach, trips back to their hometown in Alabama, visiting friends and family in Mississippi and Georgia and boating with dolphins in Florida. It is [...]

By | 2018-08-06T11:54:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Eye Care, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanketing Cancer Patients with Love

July 27, 2018 | Patients of the UAMS Myeloma Institute were recently wrapped in additional care and comfort, thanks to the nationwide Subaru Loves to Care initiative by the vehicle manufacturer in partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Not a Step Slower: Knee Replacement Produce Maximum Strength, Mobility

July 23, 2018 | Retired police chief David Flory, 59, and Rick Gautier, 66 play pickle ball together at the Village Church of Christ in Hot Springs Village. The paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis is not the only thing they share. They both recently had knee replacement surgery with [...]

By | 2018-07-27T15:33:58+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Stroke Care Ensures Patient Can Tell His Story

July 16, 2018 | Rodney Morrison of Hot Springs has a story to tell, and if it wasn’t for the part UAMS played in it, he might not have been able to tell it. UAMS recently became the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by [...]

By | 2018-08-03T10:54:49+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Center Certified as First and Only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Arkansas

July 13, 2018 | UAMS Medical Center has become the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates and accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. “Achieving [...]

By | 2018-07-25T13:06:21+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Featured, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Musician: Surgery ‘Changed My Whole Life’

July 10, 2018 | As a musician, 37-year-old Paul Campbell generally keeps a busy schedule. If he’s not playing live music with a band, he’s producing in a studio, instructing students as an adjunct professor at Arkansas Baptist College or serving as a career coach at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech. Campbell even took [...]

By | 2018-07-11T10:53:30+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Ear, Nose and Throat, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS Eye Patient: To See Again is Phenomenal

June 25, 2018 | Each visit to UAMS to see cornea surgeon David Warner, M.D., is a joyous occasion for Cindy Jones. That’s because with each visit in the year-long recovery after her cornea transplant, her vision improves. “Each time it was better and better,” said Jones. Jones, 44, has had a lifetime of vision [...]

Maumelle Man Diagnosed Twice with Head & Neck Cancers

June 20, 2018 | As John Foster prepares for a summer of travel and merriment, he and his wife, Rebecca, are happy they have made health a priority. Eleven years ago, Foster felt a lump in his neck while shaving. He said at first he thought little about it, assuming it may have just been [...]

By | 2018-06-25T09:02:15+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments