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UAMS Nursing, Pharmacy Students Go Abroad Over Holiday Break

Feb. 22, 2018 | Winter break is usually a time for students to rest, relax and recharge, but a dozen UAMS students from the colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing decided to do something a little different over the holidays. A half-dozen students from each college traveled to Taiwan for a three-week study abroad trip at [...]

By | 2018-02-22T10:25:37+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Based on UAMS Research, InterveXion Wins Grants, Partners with BioVentures’ Help

Feb. 20, 2018 | Truly good ideas like the one around which InterveXion was built have staying power. Since InterveXion was established as a company in 2004, granting agencies and others have continued to value both the company and its mission. BioVentures from the first saw merit in the new treatment for methamphetamine abuse developed [...]

By | 2018-02-20T14:02:06+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Research, University News|0 Comments

Brandi Mize Wins Scheving Award

Feb. 16, 2018 | A new name now graces the Lawrence E. Scheving Award plaque outside the Division of Clinical Anatomy’s office on the ground floor of the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building. Brandi M. Mize of Paragould accepted the award, given to the first-year medical student with the highest grade in Human Structure, Feb. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T20:37:28+00:00 February 16th, 2018|News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

Feb. 12, 2018 | Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017. But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life. The tele-stroke network, the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:32:33+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Vietnam Vet, Now Ophthalmologist, Recounts Years as POW

Feb. 15, 2018 | F. Harold Kushner was four months into his deployment as an Army flight surgeon in the Vietnam War when a driving rainstorm caused the helicopter he and three other soldiers occupied to crash into the side of a mountain in the middle of enemy territory. The pilot was killed on impact. [...]

By | 2018-02-15T16:37:02+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Jones Eye Home Page, University News|0 Comments

Out of Research at UAMS HD Nursing Grows, Succeeds in Business

Feb. 13, 2018 | Increasing success in preventing injuries to patients in falling accidents has resulted in ever rising licensing revenue for HD Nursing, a company started with help from BioVentures at UAMS. “By the end of 2016, we were at about $250,000,” said Amy Hester, Ph.D., R.N., chief scientific officer for HD Nursing. “We [...]

By | 2018-02-23T09:07:03+00:00 February 13th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Sets March Adult Computer Classes

Feb. 7, 2018 | One computer class — Computer Basics — and seven computer workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Free Workshop, Computer Maintenance, Online Shopping & Banking, Texting & Typing on Your iPhone, File Management and Google Photos — will be taught in March for adults at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) [...]

By | 2018-02-07T09:32:00+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Hot Springs Village Man Still Active After Ankle Replacement

Feb. 1, 2018 | It was a slope he knew to avoid, but one his adventurous spirit wouldn’t let him. “What I love about snow skiing is you’re in complete control of your destiny,” said 74-year-old Marcus Everett. “I got hooked on the speed.” He was halfway down the mountain in Breckinridge, Colorado, in 2008, [...]

By | 2018-02-01T10:27:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

UAMS Pays Homage to MLK with Walk, Donations, Service

Jan. 31, 2018 | Whether his plight was racism, poverty, segregation or war, Martin Luther King Jr. always believed the most impactful avenue for change was peaceful protest in the form of demonstrations, rallies, marches and boycotts. The civil rights leader’s most cherished accomplishments are tied to that belief. There was the Montgomery bus boycott [...]

By | 2018-01-31T12:19:27+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Woman Wins Battle to Keep Her Vision

Jan. 25, 2018 | Maintaining her vision while three rival eye conditions attempt to steal it away is a battle, but it’s one Pamela Morehart is able to win thanks to the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute. “We have a blessing in the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS,” said Morehart. First, there’s the [...]