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UAMS College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Northwest Regional Campus Earns Full Accreditation

June 20, 2018 | The Internal Medicine Residency Program  at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was recently awarded a full, 10-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency program, launched in 2015, provides a three-year training period to recently graduated medical students [...]

By | 2018-06-20T09:26:48+00:00 June 20th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Establishes Pamela Rakhshan Chair in Otolaryngology with $1 Million Gift from Chris Rakhshan

June 20, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has established the Pamela Rakhshan Chair in Otolaryngology thanks to a $1 million gift from her father, Chris Rakhshan, in gratitude to the physician who saved her life. UAMS will name a professor to the Rakhshan Chair at a later time. Rakhshan, of [...]

By | 2018-06-20T09:05:59+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Laura Hutchins, M.D., Appointed Interim Director of UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

June 19, 2018 — Laura Hutchins, M.D., a hematologist oncologist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) who has devoted her medical practice and research to fight breast cancer, melanoma and brain cancer, has been appointed interim director for the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute effective immediately.

By | 2018-06-20T13:28:57+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Jill M. Mhyre, M.D., Tapped to Lead UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology

June 19, 2018 | Jill M. Mhyre, M.D., an authority on obstetric anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the UAMS College of Medicine, effective July 1. Mhyre is vice chair for research and associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and [...]

By | 2018-06-19T10:12:58+00:00 June 19th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Kristy Walters Named UAMS Associate Vice Chancellor For Finance and Treasurer

June 18, 2018 | Kristy Walters has been named associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She had held the position on an interim basis since December 2017. Walters is responsible for providing oversight for multiple UAMS financial offices, monitoring and managing cash needs and investments, managing [...]

By | 2018-06-18T15:56:01+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Two UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Faculty Inducted into Clinical Society

June 14, 2018 | Sheldon Riklon, M.D., and Thomas Schulz, M.D., associate professors in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine on the Northwest Regional Campus, were recently inducted into the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation. The society was formed by leaders of 19 southern medical schools in 1946 to advance [...]

By | 2018-06-14T10:47:17+00:00 June 14th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Sets July Computer Classes for Adults

June 12, 2018 | Two computer class — Computer Basics and Intermediate Computers — and two computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your iPhone & iPad — will be taught in July for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on [...]

By | 2018-06-12T10:24:34+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Brian Cotten to Lead UAMS Campus Operations

June 12, 2018 | Brian Cotten has been named associate vice chancellor for campus operations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective July 1. Cotten now serves as the UAMS Medical Center’s administrator for support services and is responsible for managing the performance of core hospital services including clinical engineering, patient transport, food [...]

By | 2018-06-12T09:30:15+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Amanda George Named CFO for UAMS Clinical Programs

June 11, 2018 | Amanda George, CPA, M.H.S.A., has been named associate vice chancellor for clinical finance and chief financial officer for the Integrated Clinical Enterprise at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). George has been at UAMS since 2013. Amanda George “Amanda is uniquely qualified to serve in this role,” [...]

By | 2018-06-11T10:39:06+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Susan Long, Ed.D., Named Dean of UAMS College of Health Professions

June 7, 2018 | Longtime educator and administrator Susan Long, Ed.D., has been named dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Long, a UAMS faculty member since 1992, had been serving as interim dean since the retirement of Douglas L. Murphy, Ph.D., on Dec. 31, 2017. She [...]

By | 2018-06-11T10:33:20+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments