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UAMS Only Medical Center in Arkansas Recognized by American College of Surgeons as Adult Level 1 Trauma Center

April 20, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become the only medical center in Arkansas to be certified nationally as an adult Level 1 Trauma Center  by the American College of Surgeons. To achieve the certification, hospitals go through a rigorous review process and must demonstrate they can provide the [...]

By | 2017-04-20T10:21:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Nurses Number Half of Inaugural Great 100 Nurses of Arkansas List

April 19, 2017 | The Great 100 Nurses Foundation has released its list of the top nurses in Arkansas and half of the caregivers honored are University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) nurses. The UAMS nurses recognized encompass numerous backgrounds and specialties in research, administration and practice. To see the UAMS nurses honored, visit [...]

By | 2017-04-20T09:45:53+00:00 April 19th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Peter Crooks, Ph.D., D.Sc. Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

April 18, 2017 | Peter Crooks, Ph.D., D.Sc., chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy, recently was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Being named a Fellow recognizes NAI members who have, according to the academy, “demonstrated [...]

By | 2017-04-18T09:42:25+00:00 April 18th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Student Pharmacists Win Historic Four-Award Sweep in National Competition

April 17, 2017 |For the first time in the history of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) student awards competition, students of the UAMS College of Pharmacy took home all four national awards for patient care and education. They garnered the historic win March 27 in San Francisco during the APhA annual meeting. About 300 students [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:09:58+00:00 April 17th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Offer Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening April 21

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 on the sixth floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Screenings are noninvasive, take about 10 minutes and are conducted by the UAMS Department of Otolaryngology - [...]

By | 2017-04-14T15:27:29+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

April 25 Science Café — ‘The Science of Memory’

April 14, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, The Science of Memory, on April 25. Panelists will discuss human memory and its relationship to sleep, behavior, memory decline and brain function. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Whole [...]

By | 2017-04-14T09:32:38+00:00 April 14th, 2017|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 4

April 13, 2017 | To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Arkansas Travelers are making May 4 “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with AR SAVES, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program. A helicopter will bring Sanjeeva Reddy Onteddu, M.D., AR SAVES medical director, to North Little Rock’s Dickey-Stephens [...]

By | 2017-04-13T11:07:09+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News Release|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

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

Dean Keith Olsen, Pharm. D., Invested in UAMS College of Pharmacy Dean’s Chair

April 7, 2017 | Keith Olsen, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy, was invested April 6 as the recipient of the College of Pharmacy Dean’s Chair. Olsen was presented with a medallion commemorating the investiture by UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., UAMS [...]

By | 2017-04-07T10:59:41+00:00 April 7th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments