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Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held April 6

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop April 6 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Faith, Community Leaders to Gather April 7 for Community-Campus Partnership Conference

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas faith leaders, community leaders, educators, health care providers and researchers are invited to attend the Third Annual Community-Campus Partnership Conference to address health disparities on April 7. The free conference, presented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Little [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

New Scanner Provides Full-Body, Low-Dose Imaging at UAMS Orthopaedics Clinic

March 21, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first in the state to acquire an EOS® imaging system to provide full-body scans with low-dose radiation for advanced orthopaedic care. The EOS system provides low dose, full body, stereo-radiographic images of patients in a functional, weight-bearing position and is now available [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Stephen Mette Named UAMS Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

March 20, 2017 | Stephen “Steppe” Mette, M.D., has been named executive associate dean for clinical affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Mette will also continue his role as chief clinical officer for UAMS Medical Center. “Dr. Mette will facilitate goals and initiatives across our clinical departments,” [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ April 6

March 16, 2017 | To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals baseball team is making its April 6 opening game of the 2017 season “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program, AR SAVES. A helicopter will bring Washington Regional Medical [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

March 28 Science Café — ‘Riding the Gravitational Waves’

March 15, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Riding the Gravitational Waves, on March 28. Panelists will discuss particle interactions involved in galaxy formation and how gravitational waves, binary stars and black holes are created. Science Café will be from [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Sets SeniorNet April Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

March 14, 2017 | One computer class — Introduction to Windows 10 —  and four workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Introduction to Windows 10 Photos, Computer Maintenance 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 [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Educator Draws Attention of BuzzFeed for Using Social Media to Engage Students

March 14, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) educator caught the attention recently of BuzzFeed, a global media company, for using Snapchat to engage his medical students. BuzzFeed produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video, reaching a global audience of over 7 billion content views. Jerad M. Gardner, M.D., is [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Accepting Applications for CHAMPS Summer Health Careers Program

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus is now accepting applications from students who will be entering the eighth-10th  grades and are interested in exploring careers in health care for its one-week, Community Health Applied in Medical Public Service (CHAMPS) programs. The CHAMPS program at the UAMS Northwest Regional [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Hopkins Appointed to National Vaccine Advisory Committee

March 13, 2017 | Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor and division director, has been appointed to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The committee recommends national vaccine policies to the director of the National Vaccine Program. Hopkins’ four-year term began [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments