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UAMS Team Wins Top National Award for Patient Handbook in Simple, Clear Language

May 23, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Health Literacy won top honors at the ClearMark Awards Ceremony hosted by the Center for Plain Language on May 9 in Washington, D.C. UAMS won the Grand ClearMark Award in the Spanish language category for its plain language handbook, “Cómo Hablar con [...]

By | 2017-05-25T09:03:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Awarded $2.1 Million for Marshallese Diabetes Prevention Research

May 18, 2017 | A $2.1 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will allow the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus to continue and expand its research to identify effective ways to combat diabetes in the Marshallese community.

By | 2017-05-18T13:20:15+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Sets SeniorNet June Computer Workshops for People 50 and Up

May 18, 2017 | Three computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Facebook Workshop and File Management — will be taught in April for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The Facebook Workshop will be offered free of charge. Courses begin June 5. [...]

By | 2017-05-18T08:51:12+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Celebrates New Family Medical Center Building at UAMS West Regional Campus in Fort Smith

May 16, 2017 |The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) West today celebrated the move of its Family Medical Center to a new, more spacious and up-to-date facility at the corner of South 12th and E streets in Fort Smith. The Family Medical Center recently began serving patients after relocating from its building a [...]

By | 2017-05-16T16:34:59+00:00 May 16th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher’s Mobile Application Enhances Training for Emergency Dispatchers

LITTLE ROCK — A mobile training application developed by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher aims to reduce mortality rates during emergency situations by helping dispatchers provide improved, more in-depth information to paramedics. Of the 75 counties in Arkansas, only five have emergency medical dispatchers. The classification requires dispatchers undergo six months [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:35:44+00:00 May 15th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

BioVentures Earns UAMS National Ranking of 87th Out of 225 Universities for Technology Transfer

May 12, 2017 | BioVentures recently earned the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) a national ranking by the Milken Institute of 87th out of 225 universities for technology transfer — the ability to take basic research and develop it into new technologies, products and companies. UAMS ranked above several well-known institutions, including the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:03:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Walton College, UAMS Collaborate on Healthcare Management M.B.A.

May 11, 2017 | The Sam M. Walton College of Business is collaborating with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health to offer a Healthcare Management track for its Executive Master in Business Administration program. Beginning this summer, students in the Executive M.B.A. program will be able to [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:48:54+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments