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UAMS Researcher Receives $2.1 Million Grant To Determine Best Nutrition for Military Combat, Training

Aug. 16, 2018 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Arny Ferrando, Ph.D., recently received $2.1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to determine the best possible nutrition for military personnel engaged in combat and combat training. “UAMS and its scientists like Arny Ferrando continue to demonstrate how the university is leading [...]

By | 2018-08-16T09:19:28+00:00 August 16th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Mary Ann Scott, Ph.D., of the UAMS Schmieding Developmental Center, Named Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Aug. 15, 2018| Mary Ann Scott, Ph.D., a pediatric neuropsychologist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology. Scott is the section chief for the UAMS Schmieding Developmental Center in Lowell. Mary Ann Scott Diplomate certification is awarded to neuropsychologists [...]

By | 2018-08-15T11:57:42+00:00 August 15th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

AR SAVES Uses Simulation to Teach Students about Stroke

Aug. 14, 2018 | Although the high school students in the UAMS Simulation Center this summer may not have been stroke doctors or nurses yet, they got a chance to play those roles on TV and learn to recognize stroke symptoms. For almost a decade, AR SAVES has been educating school children about stroke, and [...]

By | 2018-08-14T10:22:57+00:00 August 14th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Symposium Shows How Technology Bolsters Learning

Aug. 7, 2018 | He hasn’t overhauled his teaching methods or reinvented the wheel, but Jerad Gardner’s lectures, insight and expertise are reaching well beyond the confines most teachers educate within. In the pathology and dermatology fields, and among medical students and residents under his tutelage, Gardner is a bit of a social media star. [...]

By | 2018-08-06T16:53:15+00:00 August 6th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Have Medicare? You May Qualify for Assistance in Affording Medications and Medicare Part B Premiums

Aug. 2, 2018 | If you have Medicare and are income qualified, you may be eligible for programs that could save you money on your Medicare premiums and drug costs. On-site application assistance for those who qualify for these benefits will be available from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Center on Aging-Northeast at [...]

By | 2018-08-02T16:36:52+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Awarded $450,000 Telemedicine Grant to Serve Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors

July 19, 2018 | A new telemedicine program to provide care and services to traumatic brain injury survivors recently received funding through a $450,000 federal grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living awarded the three-year grant for The Traumatic Brain [...]

By | 2018-07-19T09:13:54+00:00 July 19th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Stroke Care Ensures Patient Can Tell His Story

July 16, 2018 | Rodney Morrison of Hot Springs has a story to tell, and if it wasn’t for the part UAMS played in it, he might not have been able to tell it. UAMS recently became the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by [...]

By | 2018-08-03T10:54:49+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Center Certified as First and Only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Arkansas

July 13, 2018 | UAMS Medical Center has become the first and only health care provider in Arkansas to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates and accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. “Achieving [...]

By | 2018-07-25T13:06:21+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Featured, News Release, University News|0 Comments