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UAMS Sets SeniorNet October Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

Sept. 22, 2017 | Three computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Basic Computer Maintenance, and Google Photos — and one computer class — Microsoft Word — will be taught in September for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. Courses begin Oct. 2. [...]

By | 2017-09-22T09:32:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Receives Grant to Improve Access to Cancer Genetic Counseling Across Arkansas

Sept. 20, 2017 – A grant of more than $55,000 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will assist health care providers across the state to identify and treat families with an inherited risk for cancer. The one-year grant totaling $55,554 was presented to Kristin Zorn, M.D., director of the Division of Gynecologic [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:54:07+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Radiation Oncologist Thomas Kim, M.D., Joins UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Radiation oncologist Thomas Kim, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and sees patients in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center. Thomas Kim, M.D. He serves as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology. Kim’s medical and research interests include breast, [...]

By | 2017-09-20T09:37:10+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Joins Nationwide Network to Offer Simulation Courses for Anesthesiologists

Sept. 19, 2017 | The Simulation Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been recognized as a program of quality in anesthesiology simulation and approved by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to offer educational courses for anesthesiologists to hone their skills and maintain their professional certifications. The UAMS Simulation Center is [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:58:37+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Sept. 26 Science Café 10th Anniversary Celebration to Feature ‘Virtual Reality — Window into Other Worlds’

Sept. 18, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will celebrate its 10th anniversary Sept. 26 with several hands-on virtual reality demonstrations and an expanded version of its public forum science series. The special edition of the forum will be from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Historic Arkansas Museum, [...]

By | 2017-09-18T11:52:24+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

$50,000 Grant Funds UAMS Support Program for Women with Gynecological Cancers

LITTLE ROCK – A $50,000 grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA) will allow the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to expand its support services to women with gynecological cancers. The one-time grant provides resources to bring OCRFA’s Woman to Woman support program to the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. [...]

By | 2017-09-22T14:17:44+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Sickle Cell Symposium Oct. 19 to Focus on Stem Cell Transplants for Sickle Cell Disease

Sept. 15, 2017 | People with sickle cell disease, their families, health care professionals and the public are invited to the 2017 annual Sickle Cell Symposium at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The symposium is free for the general public, and $20 for health care providers who [...]

By | 2017-09-15T09:36:39+00:00 September 15th, 2017|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., Joins UAMS as a Stroke Neurologist

Sept. 13, 2017 | Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a stroke neurologist, providing comprehensive stroke care from the initial emergency contact to outpatient recovery care. In addition, Nalleballe will serve as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) network, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:10:20+00:00 September 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Cancer Institute Partners Card Offers Shoppers and Diners 20 Percent Discount

LITTLE ROCK –More than 250 shops and restaurants in central and northwest Arkansas and Conway will offer discounts Oct. 27 – Nov. 5 with Partners Card, a fundraising project of the volunteer auxiliary of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). To purchase a Partners Card or [...]

By | 2017-09-11T12:33:11+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments