Nontraditional College of Medicine Grads Follow Winding Path

April 24, 2017 | All life stories have a purpose. A journey is taking place. A path is being forged. But for many of the non-traditional students graduating in this year’s UAMS College of Medicine class, the way forward wasn’t always obvious. The path that brought them to medicine was a winding one. “Looking back, [...]

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Cabot Man Regains Use of Hands

April 21, 2017 | Using our hands to grasp a tool or offer a round of applause are simple tasks made possible by the presence of a tissue just beneath the skin called palmar fascia. “It has a real function,” said Theresa Wyrick, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine. [...]

Communication Skills Honed at Student Research Day

April 14, 2017 | In the classroom, lab and clinic, UAMS students learn to “walk the walk,” and with the annual Student Research Day held April 12, they also learn to “talk the talk.” Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the UAMS Graduate School, said such events give students the all-important experience of communicating [...]

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UAMS to Offer Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening April 21

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 on the sixth floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Screenings are noninvasive, take about 10 minutes and are conducted by the UAMS Department of Otolaryngology - [...]

By | 2017-04-14T15:27:29+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beaches of Bali, this 29-year-old professional blogger spends more than 300 days a year documenting her travels to vacation destinations around the world.

By | 2017-04-14T15:54:16+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

April 25 Science Café — ‘The Science of Memory’

April 14, 2017 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, The Science of Memory, on April 25. Panelists will discuss human memory and its relationship to sleep, behavior, memory decline and brain function. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at Whole [...]

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Proteomics Workshop Facilitates Sharing Resources Across Nation

April 12, 2017 | Technology? Check. Expertise? Check. Leadership? Double check. The UAMS Proteomics Core Facility has been diligently amassing the technology needed to make it a leader in its field, which is studying the many functions of proteins. And now it’s taking that leadership role a step further by facilitating the exchange of ideas [...]

By | 2017-04-14T16:01:18+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

NFL Players Pay Surprise Visit to UAMS Cancer Patients

APRIL 12, 2017 | Giving back to his home state is a goal Clinton McDonald takes seriously. For the fifth straight year, the Jacksonville native and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle returned to Arkansas for a week of activities aimed at lifting up the community that gave him his start.

By | 2017-04-12T10:09:36+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Rahn, Hopkins, Only Arkansans and Two of Only 53 Physicians Worldwide Honored by American College of Physicians

April 11, 2017 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., professor in the UAMS College of Medicine have joined an elite group of physicians awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Rahn and Hopkins, director of the Division of [...]

By | 2017-04-11T09:50:27+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments