//Tag:Arkansas Department of Health

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

One in 77 Arkansas Children Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Says New CDC/UAMS Report

April 27, 2018 | An estimated  one in 77 Arkansas children are identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The new Arkansas numbers are based on information collected from health [...]

By | 2018-04-27T09:56:42+00:00 April 27th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Update Provides Latest Innovations, Best Practices for Diabetes

April 20, 2018 | Even just a few small changes in diet — peanuts instead of peanut butter and crackers — can have a profound, positive effect on a person’s health, including someone with diabetes, a guest speaker told the audience April 6 at the 23rd annual UAMS Diabetes Update Symposium. Harlan visits with [...]

By | 2018-05-14T10:52:50+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Continuing Education, University News|0 Comments

Mentorship Program Encourages Careers in Public Health

July 17, 2017 | Eliminating tuberculosis, preventing violence, and improving health for people worldwide. A mentoring program provided jointly by the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the Arkansas Department of Health has inspired students to study and make an impact in these areas of public health — areas they may not [...]

By | 2017-07-17T14:44:22+00:00 July 17th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Faith, Community Leaders to Gather April 7 for Community-Campus Partnership Conference

March 22, 2017 — Arkansas faith leaders, community leaders, educators, health care providers and researchers are invited to attend the Third Annual Community-Campus Partnership Conference to address health disparities on April 7. The free conference, presented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Little [...]

By | 2017-03-28T14:02:57+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Diabetes Update Set for Feb. 17-18

Jan. 24, 2017 | The 22nd annual University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Diabetes Update will be held Feb. 17-18 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Little Rock. The symposium, presented by the UAMS Office of Continuing Education and co-sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Health, is open to health care professionals, students, [...]

By | 2017-01-25T15:08:35+00:00 January 24th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS, ADH Study Links Longer Driving Time to Heart Attack Death

Arkansans’ risk of dying from a heart attack increases the farther away they live from hospitals capable of treating them when compared to state residents who live closer, a new study by Arkansas researchers shows. Their death risk can be as much as 26 percent higher, according to the multi-year study led by Appathurai Balamurugan, [...]

By | 2016-03-09T11:02:15+00:00 March 4th, 2016|News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Baylor Study Finds Neonatal Hypoglycemia May Affect School-Age Academic Outcomes

Newborns with transient low blood sugar may have lower literacy and math achievement test scores in fourth grade, according to researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report published online today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:01+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

College of Medicine Honors Faculty, Staff, Alumni

April 22, 2015 | The UAMS College of Medicine celebrated the achievements and service of faculty members, staff and alumni at its fifth annual Dean's Honor Day ceremony April 14 with numerous awards and the surprise announcement of an endowed scholarship campaign to honor academic leader Richard P. Wheeler, M.D.

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Journalist, Author Stobbe April 8 for National Public Health Week

LITTLE ROCK — Associated Press national medical correspondent Mike Stobbe, Dr.P.H., author of Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor, will give a lecture April 8 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.