Maumelle Man Diagnosed Twice with Head & Neck Cancers

June 20, 2018 | As John Foster prepares for a summer of travel and merriment, he and his wife, Rebecca, are happy they have made health a priority. Eleven years ago, Foster felt a lump in his neck while shaving. He said at first he thought little about it, assuming it may have just been [...]

By | 2018-06-21T12:46:40+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Deep Brain Stimulation Puts Pulaski County Man Back in Control

June 15, 2018 | Jim Kimbrough of Scott hadn’t been able to drink a cup of coffee without spilling it in three years. That was until tiny electrodes were placed in areas of his brain that control movement in a procedure called deep brain stimulation. The electrodes stimulate the area, and slow down the tremors, [...]

By | 2018-06-15T07:59:53+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Telestroke Conference 2018 Awards

The AR SAVES team used sites scorecards and reviewed site performance to evaluate and determine the winners of this year’s awards. Deliverables, outreach and education activities, mocks, accuracy and timeliness of data submission, meeting and conference attendance were all considered. The program also considered internal process changes, at their respective hospitals, to improve the care [...]

By | 2018-06-12T10:42:27+00:00 June 12th, 2018|UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Stroke Program Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Care

May 21, 2018 | Excellence in treating stroke patients recently garnered two awards for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Stroke Program. The American Heart Association honored the program with the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award. The Arkansas Department of Health recognized the program with [...]

By | 2018-05-21T12:21:45+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Springdale Man Finds Personalized Care at UAMS

May 21, 2018 | There were plenty of reasons why Seth Mohorn would need a feeding tube for an extended period after a recent surgery, but he was determined to quell them. It did not matter that an everyday task would suddenly require more effort from him than ever before. He wanted to continue to [...]

By | 2018-05-21T09:54:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Parkinson’s Patient Active and Proactive About His Condition Treatment

May 14, 2018 | John Lee, of Little Rock, first noticed the small twitch in his fingers about seven years ago. He was in his 50s and Parkinson’s disease was at the top of his mind when he asked his primary care physician about it. “My brother and my cousin both have it,” Lee said. [...]

By | 2018-05-14T13:58:42+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Public Invited to Attend UAMS Community Scientist Academy

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans interested in having a voice in research programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) or simply learning how research is done are invited to participate in UAMS’ Summer 2018 Community Scientist Academy. Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, the Community Scientist Academy will be on Tuesdays each [...]

By | 2018-05-08T10:18:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Catheter Device Slows Down Internal Bleeding, Saves Lives

May 1, 2018 | Angela Hall of Pineville, Missouri, was halfway through her pregnancy when she had a scare that sent her to her doctor in Rogers. “I experienced some bleeding,” Hall said. “Having had a couple of miscarriages prior to this pregnancy, I was worried it could be happening again.” Hall says once they [...]

By | 2018-05-01T11:43:49+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Featured, OB/GYN, UAMS News|0 Comments

NICU Graduates Show off Growth in 7th Annual Reunion

April 25, 2018 | A steady stream of healthy, happy and adventurous infants and toddlers visited UAMS Medical Center April 21 for the Seventh Annual NICU Reunion. Karrissa Newby has been to the event once before, when her baby was about 3 months old and a very recent graduate of the UAMS neonatal intensive care [...]

By | 2018-04-25T14:17:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments