UALR Trojans ‘Pink Night’ Honors UAMS Breast Cancer Survivors, Doctor

Feb. 23, 2018 | UAMS breast cancer survivors were celebrated Feb. 22 as they joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) men’s and women’s basketball teams  at their annual Pink Night. UAMS breast cancer survivors join the UALR men's basketball team on the court for the national anthem. Seven breast cancer [...]

By | 2018-02-23T14:23:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

Feb. 12, 2018 | Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017. But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life. The tele-stroke network, the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:32:33+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Hot Springs Village Man Still Active After Ankle Replacement

Feb. 1, 2018 | It was a slope he knew to avoid, but one his adventurous spirit wouldn’t let him. “What I love about snow skiing is you’re in complete control of your destiny,” said 74-year-old Marcus Everett. “I got hooked on the speed.” He was halfway down the mountain in Breckinridge, Colorado, in 2008, [...]

By | 2018-02-01T10:27:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Little Rock Woman Wins Battle to Keep Her Vision

Jan. 25, 2018 | Maintaining her vision while three rival eye conditions attempt to steal it away is a battle, but it’s one Pamela Morehart is able to win thanks to the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute. “We have a blessing in the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS,” said Morehart. First, there’s the [...]

Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Jan. 18, 2017 | Eighteen years ago, Gail Clayton received news that changed her life. Looking back, she says finding out she had breast cancer marked the beginning of new perspectives. “When I was first diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t the end of life as so many people think. To me, it was the beginning [...]

By | 2018-01-19T15:33:38+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

First Arkansan Receives Surgery to Prepare for Robotic Arm

Jan. 8, 2018 | Jacob Mauterstock can run a half-marathon in an hour-and-a-half. He’s in the gym every day. He demonstrates yoga poses at the drop of a hat. “It’s a lifestyle thing,” said Mauterstock, 41, of Conway. That approach to life remains steadfast, even though Mauterstock lost his left arm in December 2016. Despite [...]

By | 2018-01-09T13:51:17+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Surgeons Team Up to Remove Pituitary Gland Tumor

Jan. 3, 2018 | Carolyn Pry says members of her church congregation were surprised to see her in Sunday worship just days after she’d had brain surgery. The 69-year-old retired school teacher from Emerson no longer has headaches or feels dizzy after two UAMS surgeons removed a tumor using a multidisciplinary, non-invasive approach. Analiz [...]

By | 2018-01-03T10:27:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Sees Changes in Patient Care, Education, Research in 2017

Dec. 28, 2017 | For UAMS, 2017 was a year of leadership changes and opening new buildings, of grants awarded for research and awards granted in recognition and praise. In late December that University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbit will recommend to the UA Board of Trustees that Cam Patterson, M.D., be the [...]

By | 2017-12-28T13:28:29+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Featured, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Man Beats Cancer Twice with Help of UAMS

Dec. 18, 2017 | After 40 years, Jerry and Sharon Moskwiak were ready to leave the cold Michigan winters behind. They considered a move to their favorite vacation spot in South Carolina, but there was one catch: The nearest academic health care center was at least one hour away. Because Sharon had worked for 35 [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:06:07+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments