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UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Marks 10 Years of Academic Medicine

Nov. 17, 2017 | Celebrating 10 years as northwest Arkansas’ home to academic medicine, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus hosted community leaders, friends, faculty and staff today for a timeline unveiling and open house. “We are happy to host the community on campus today to celebrate how far we’ve come [...]

By | 2017-11-17T16:39:44+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center to Provide Health Screenings Nov. 30 for World AIDS Day

Nov. 17, 2017 | In observance of World AIDS Day, the public is invited to participate in free health care screenings from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 30 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) 12th Street Health & Wellness Center, 4010 W. 12th St. The center will provide free HIV testing. The testing will [...]

By | 2017-11-17T09:47:06+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Nov. 28 Science Café — ‘Hibernation: A Mammal Staycation?’

LITTLE ROCK — Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Hibernation: A Mammal Staycation?, on Nov. 28. Panelists will discuss the habits and habitats of hibernating animals in Arkansas, including bears and bats. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Hibernia [...]

By | 2017-11-15T09:41:14+00:00 November 15th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS East Regional Campus Opens New Family Medical Center in Helena

Nov. 7, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) East Regional Campus in Helena today celebrated the opening of its Family Medical Center, as part of its strategic efforts to expand clinical and educational services in the Delta. About 5,400 square feet of the facility were recently renovated at a cost of [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:30:43+00:00 November 7th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Glaucoma Specialist Christopher Lee, M.D., Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

Nov. 6, 2017 | Christopher Lee, M.D., has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He will also serve as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology. Lee specializes in glaucoma. Lee comes to UAMS from the University of Texas Southwestern [...]

By | 2017-11-06T11:57:53+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Experience Symptoms of Dementia at Nov. 16 Simulation

Nov. 3, 2017 | The Oaklawn Center on Aging, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will host a free event Nov. 16 in Hot Springs to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the [...]

By | 2017-11-03T08:54:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Dementia Update to be Held Dec. 2 at UAMS

Nov. 1, 2017 | Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians and caregivers are invited to the 2nd annual Dementia Update on Dec. 2 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). From 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the I. Dodd Wilson Building, near the corner of West Markham Street and Hooper Drive, health care professionals and [...]

By | 2017-11-01T09:14:52+00:00 November 1st, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Cancer Imaging Archive Housed at UAMS Bolstered by $8.3 Million NCI Grant

LITTLE ROCK – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded an $8.3 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for expansion and enhancement of an archive containing freely accessible cancer medical images and data. The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) is a free online service that hosts a large collection of cancer-related [...]

By | 2017-10-31T12:34:17+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Ruth Wood Endowed Physical Therapy Student Award Created at UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

Oct. 30, 2017 | Shirley Wood of Ames, Iowa, has established the Ruth Wood Endowed Physical Therapy Student Award at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus in honor of her sister. The award will allow UAMS physical therapy students to develop leadership skills through participation in professional associations that benefit their [...]

By | 2017-10-30T11:18:10+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments