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UAMS Researchers Unlock More Clues to Alzheimer’s; Illustrates How Protein Risk Factor Interacts with DNA

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D., have found a way to illustrate how a protein known to be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease interacts with DNA. Sue Griffin, Ph.D., is an internationally known Alzheimer’s disease researcher at UAMS. The findings were published February 2018 [...]

UAMS Sets March Adult Computer Classes

Feb. 7, 2018 | One computer class — Computer Basics — and seven computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Free Workshop, Computer Maintenance, Online Shopping & Banking, Texting & Typing on Your iPhone, File Management and Google Photos — will be taught in March for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) [...]

By | 2018-02-07T09:32:00+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Sets SeniorNet May Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

April 10, 2017 | Three computer classes — Introduction to Computers Windows 10, Microsoft Excel and Fundamentals for Computers  —  and three workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Tips & Tricks: iPhone & iPad and Computer Maintenance — will be taught in April for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:42:05+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Named Most Wired Hospital for 2016

July 20, 2016 | UAMS Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Award for the second year in a row from the American Hospital Association Health Forum. The hospital, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has won the distinction nine times. It is one of only two hospitals in Arkansas [...]

Amyn Amlani Appointed Chair for UAMS-UALR Audiology, Speech Pathology Department

LITTLE ROCK – Amyn M. Amlani, Ph.D., of Denton, Texas, has been appointed chair effective July 1 of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, operated as a consortium between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, housed [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:10+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Clinic Offers Free Car Safety Checks for Older Drivers at April 16 CarFit Event

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Outpatient Therapy Clinic, 1125 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville, will host a CarFit event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 16 with free checkups of vehicles intended to improve comfort and safety for older drivers. Appointments are not required but drivers are [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:11+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Project SEARCH Joins State Rep. Douglas Honoring Group Working to Improve Lives for the Disabled

LITTLE ROCK – When Jermaine Moore completed the Project SEARCH work internship program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2015, he did so with custom computer-control technology that enabled him to efficiently use his computer with only head movements. Be Extraordinary, the Arkansas non-profit group who provided the equipment to Moore, [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:12+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Campus Hosts March 2 Open House to Recruit Standardized Patients for Clinical Skills Center

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Northwest Arkansas Campus in Fayetteville will host a March 2 open house for its clinical skills center, seeking people interested in helping students learn and strengthen clinical communication and physical exam skills. The open house for the Pat and Willard Walker Student Clinical Education [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:27+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Two UAMS Programs Receive Grants Totaling $98,000 From Arkansas Cancer Coalition

LITTLE ROCK – Two programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have received grants totaling almost $98,000 from the Arkansas Cancer Coalition. Funded for $54,853, a project titled Community-based Tobacco Control will provide tailored evidence-based smoking cessation for UAMS patients at the thoracic oncology clinic at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute [...]