Memphis Conference Brings Together Cancer Researchers

May 17, 2017 | UAMS joined with two other research entities to co-sponsor the spring 2017 Cancer Research Conference in Memphis, attracting more than 100 cancer researchers and provided networking opportunities for collaborative projects. The May 2 event was hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with UAMS and West [...]

By | 2017-05-17T15:31:33+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Hosts Second ICARE Conference for Trauma Education

May 10, 2017 | An interactive conference for health care professionals and first responders drew nearly 145 people to Fayetteville on May 3-5 to discuss and practice the best methods for handling severe traumatic injuries and medical emergencies in critical care settings It was the second year for the ICARE Conference (Improving Critical and Acute Care [...]

By | 2017-05-10T11:30:30+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Faculty, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Medical School Friends Celebrate People Behind Journey

May 8, 2017 | Wilson Alobuia could tell just from the smile on Danielle Tchoungang’s face at Match Day that she found good news within the envelope that revealed her residency match. Alobuia started jumping up and down and yelling, excited for his best friend from medical school and forgetting momentarily that he was recording [...]

By | 2017-05-08T11:02:52+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Shewmake Joins UAMS as Division Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

LITTLE ROCK — Kristopher B. Shewmake, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the College of Medicine Department of Surgery. He is also an associate professor of plastic surgery at UAMS. He continues to see patients through his private practice, [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:21:48+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

With Time on His Side, NLR Man Survives Stroke

May 4, 2017 | If his family had waited just half an hour more, the prognosis for 91-year-old Wayne Harris would not have been promising. One Saturday afternoon in early March, Cathy Harris was sorting clothes while her husband of 35 years was finishing a meal. “I could see him at the table and he [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:05:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Robin Dean Honored by UAMS Cancer Institute Auxiliary

May 3, 2017 | Gracious, calm and compassionate were just three of the words used to describe Robin Dean at an April 26 ceremony honoring her service to the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. “Robin looks for the sun when the clouds hit. She brings a positive attitude to everything she does,” said Kent [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:24:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Cancer, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Specialists to Speak at Hot Springs Village Event May 18

LITTLE ROCK — A panel of palliative care specialists from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be guests for “The Doctor is In,” a free program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 18 at Diamante Country Club, 2000 Country Club Drive, in Hot Springs Village. To register, call the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller [...]

By | 2017-04-28T10:44:42+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments