LITTLE ROCK — Lyle J. Burdine, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a kidney, liver and pancreas transplant surgeon. Burdine also serves as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Burdine will perform kidney and liver transplants, as well as combined kidney-pancreas transplants. [...]
Oct. 25, 2017 | Four early career UAMS researchers were recently selected to receive KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. The KL2 Scholar program at the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) provides two years of research training to junior faculty. It provides 75 percent salary support and up to $25,000 per year for research, [...]
June 1, 2017 | When Mark Harper went to see his gastroenterologist last September, he wasn’t expecting a cancer diagnosis. “I never had any symptoms,” he said. “I went in because I promised my wife I’d go see Dr. Henry Rogers before he retires.” Harper considers himself lucky. The doctor in Pine Bluff did an [...]
Edward Williams, assistant professor in the physician assistant program, helps a student into her white coat while program director Patricia Kelly looks on. June 11, 2015 | Thirty-four students in the third class of the physician assistant program in the UAMS College of Health Professions received their white coats in a May 22 ceremony with [...]
LITTLE ROCK — Stephen Mette, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chief clinical officer. “I look forward to getting to know my new colleagues, students and the wonderful people of Arkansas as we work every day to improve the health and lives of the communities we serve,” said Mette. [...]
LITTLE ROCK – The first-ever treatment for a rare blood disorder called multicentric Castleman’s disease was approved recently by the Food and Drug Administration after drug trials headed by a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Public, Private Collaboration Supports Physical Therapy Program, Internal Medicine Residency at UAMS Northwest
LITTLE ROCK – A public and private collaboration was announced today to help fund a physical therapy academic program, an internal medicine residency and related programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest campus in Fayetteville.
LITTLE ROCK – An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.
UAMS Center for Dental Education Welcomes Senior Dental Students from University of Tennessee for Clinic Rotations
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Center for Dental Education is now hosting small groups of dental students from University of Tennessee College of Dentistry for two-week clinical rotations.
LITTLE ROCK — Former patients of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and their families are invited to its third annual reunion April 12 to celebrate and reconnect with doctors and staff.