//Patient Stories

UAMS Nursing, Pharmacy Students Go Abroad Over Holiday Break

Feb. 22, 2018 | Winter break is usually a time for students to rest, relax and recharge, but a dozen UAMS students from the colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing decided to do something a little different over the holidays. A half-dozen students from each college traveled to Taiwan for a three-week study abroad trip at [...]

By | 2018-02-22T10:25:37+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

Feb. 12, 2018 | Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017. But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life. The tele-stroke network, the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:32:33+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Little Rock Woman Wins Battle to Keep Her Vision

Jan. 25, 2018 | Maintaining her vision while three rival eye conditions attempt to steal it away is a battle, but it’s one Pamela Morehart is able to win thanks to the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute. “We have a blessing in the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS,” said Morehart. First, there’s the [...]

Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Jan. 18, 2017 | Eighteen years ago, Gail Clayton received news that changed her life. Looking back, she says finding out she had breast cancer marked the beginning of new perspectives. “When I was first diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t the end of life as so many people think. To me, it was the beginning [...]

By | 2018-01-19T15:33:38+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

First Arkansan Receives Surgery to Prepare for Robotic Arm

Jan. 8, 2018 | Jacob Mauterstock can run a half-marathon in an hour-and-a-half. He’s in the gym every day. He demonstrates yoga poses at the drop of a hat. “It’s a lifestyle thing,” said Mauterstock, 41, of Conway. That approach to life remains steadfast, even though Mauterstock lost his left arm in December 2016. Despite [...]

By | 2018-01-09T13:51:17+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Surgeons Team Up to Remove Pituitary Gland Tumor

Jan. 3, 2018 | Carolyn Pry says members of her church congregation were surprised to see her in Sunday worship just days after she’d had brain surgery. The 69-year-old retired school teacher from Emerson no longer has headaches or feels dizzy after two UAMS surgeons removed a tumor using a multidisciplinary, non-invasive approach. Analiz [...]

By | 2018-01-03T10:27:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Study Shows Key Molecular Differences in Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Could Lead to Better Treatment

LITTLE ROCK – A scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is among the lead authors of a study that could lead to more effective therapies for children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). UAMS’ Jason Farrar, M.D., and collaborators at eleven other institutions published their study in the journal Nature Medicine and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T09:56:30+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Man Beats Cancer Twice with Help of UAMS

Dec. 18, 2017 | After 40 years, Jerry and Sharon Moskwiak were ready to leave the cold Michigan winters behind. They considered a move to their favorite vacation spot in South Carolina, but there was one catch: The nearest academic health care center was at least one hour away. Because Sharon had worked for 35 [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:06:07+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS’ C. Lowry Barnes: Trinidad Trip ‘Very Rewarding’

Dec. 8 2017 | The procedure itself was nothing out of the ordinary for a seasoned orthopaedic surgeon like C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., but the response he received from the patient will always be a special memory for him. In the middle of a medical mission trip to Trinidad, Barnes had just helped a middle-aged [...]

By | 2017-12-08T10:03:12+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Featured, Medical News, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

Dec. 1, 2017 | Tina Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later. “I was planning to stay about two months,” said Farber, a native Arkansan who now [...]

By | 2018-02-21T09:53:30+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments