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From Undocumented Immigrant to Brain Surgeon, Guest Lecturer to Tell Inspiring Story at UAMS March 6

Feb. 23, 2018 | The public is invited to hear internationally renowned neuroscientist, neurosurgeon, author and inspirational Latin-American figure Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D., at noon March 6 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The free lecture will be held in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building auditorium. Quiñones was invited as the keynote [...]

By | 2018-02-23T11:15:03+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Accelerate Pheno at UAMS Significantly Reduces Time for Identification of Pathogens, Treatment

Feb. 21, 2018 | A new technology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) reduces from days to hours the time it takes to identify pathogens associated with life-threatening blood-borne infections. The FDA-approved Accelerate Pheno(TM) system also quickly identifies which antibiotic would be most effective on a case-by-case basis. It is the latest addition [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:46:16+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Gundogdu Joins UAMS as Neuromuscular Disorder Specialist

Feb. 20, 2018 | Betul Gundogdu, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disorders. She sees patients in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute’s Neurology Clinic. She provides electromyography, which measures nerve and muscle function using electrical activity and is used in diagnosing a [...]

By | 2018-02-20T09:25:53+00:00 February 20th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Brandi Mize Wins Scheving Award

Feb. 16, 2018 | A new name now graces the Lawrence E. Scheving Award plaque outside the Division of Clinical Anatomy’s office on the ground floor of the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building. Brandi M. Mize of Paragould accepted the award, given to the first-year medical student with the highest grade in Human Structure, Feb. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T20:37:28+00:00 February 16th, 2018|News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Christopher Trudeau Tapped for National Health Literacy Roundtable

LITTLE ROCK — Christopher Trudeau, J.D., an associate professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been selected for a three-year term on the Roundtable on Health Literacy with the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. The private, nonprofit institution provides independent, objective analysis and advice [...]

By | 2018-02-15T16:36:09+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Feb. 27 Science Café — ‘Farming in the 21st Century’

Feb. 15, 2018 — Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Farming in the 21st Century, on Feb. 27. Panelists will contrast farming operations large and small as well as discuss the challenges of modern farming, crop choices, methods and costs. Science Café [...]

By | 2018-02-15T16:35:53+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Blue and You Foundation Gives UAMS $104,169 for Simulation Education to Reduce Infection

Feb. 14, 2018 | The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $104,169 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to expand an education program using simulation to reduce sepsis, a life-threatening condition caused by infection. The gift goes to fund the Simulation Outreach to Address Patient Safety (SOAPS) program, [...]

By | 2018-02-15T16:30:47+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Sets March Adult Computer Classes

Feb. 7, 2018 | One computer class — Computer Basics — and seven computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Free Workshop, Computer Maintenance, Online Shopping & Banking, Texting & Typing on Your iPhone, File Management and Google Photos — will be taught in March for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) [...]

By | 2018-02-07T09:32:00+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Foundation Fund Board Honors Four for Lifetime Achievement

LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Foundation Fund Board has recognized four honorees with lifetime achievement awards in gratitude for their decades of service and philanthropy to UAMS. The awards were presented Feb. 1 at UAMS’ annual All Boards Luncheon. Jo Ellen Ford and Lee Ronnel, both of Little Rock, were named the inaugural recipients of [...]

By | 2018-02-06T10:10:47+00:00 February 6th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

CoBALT Website Connects Families, Providers with Trusted Autism Resources

Feb. 5, 2018 | A new website developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) connects families and health care professionals with information and resources about autism and other developmental disorders. The endeavor is a result of the Community-based Autism Liaison and Treatment Project (CoBALT). The new site – www.CoBALTAR.org – aims to be [...]

By | 2018-02-05T11:00:17+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments