Tagged: the university of arkansas for medical sciences

Former Head of Medicaid to Work With Arkansas DHS, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2016 11:18 am

Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior adviser for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the state Department of Human Services.

UAMS, Arkansas Children's Receive $1.4M to Study Childhood Obesity

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2016 10:21 am

Scientists at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have received a $1.4 million grant from the USDA to find out why obesity rates in Arkansas are among the worst in the nation, the organizations announced in a news release Wednesday.

UAMS Researchers Receive $1.6M to Study Childhood Obesity

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/7/2016 9:42 am

The Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute and the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center will use a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study infancy and childhood obesity.

UAMS Receives $2.3M Grant for Geriatric Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2015 10:18 am

The Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received a three-year grant of $2.3 million to provide geriatric training.

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Gives $7.9M to UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2015 10:04 am

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given a $7.9 million grant to the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Tim Hill Named Vice Chancellor at UAMS

by Alexis Crowe 7/30/2015 1:39 pm

Tim Hill has been named University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences vice chancellor for Regional Programs, effective Aug. 1.

Mexican Consulate Provides $40,000 to UAMS for Screenings

by Associated Press 6/15/2015 8:45 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has received $40,000 from the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock to continue a partnership that began in 2010.

UAMS BioVentures Providing Business Guidance

by Sean Beherec 5/18/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures was launched more than a decade ago to combine research at UAMS with entrepreneurship, technology licensing and economic development. BioVentures has since spun off 22 companies using technologies developed at the campus.

UAMS Awarded $538,000 Grant for Opioid Study

by Associated Press 1/26/2015 1:19 pm

A pair of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will study how opioids are prescribed and dispensed by doctors and pharmacists.

Kudos: Goodwill Gains Rehab Accreditation, UAMS Names Oral Health Clinic After Delta Dental

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, based in Little Rock, has received full three-year accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The accreditation process began more than a year ago, and a two-day study by CARF determined Goodwill’s status.

Dr. Lowry Barnes to Chair UAMS Orthopedic Surgery Department

by Gwen Moritz 7/11/2014 10:48 am

Barnes will continue seeing patients at Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics and at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, as well as at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Muhammad A. Kahn Takes Promotion with White River Health System (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

As chief medical information officer of the White River Health System in Batesville, Kahn will collaborate with different physicians to change and simplify the flow of electronic health records, which will decrease work for staff and improve the quality of patient care.

Hospitals Move Toward Electronic Records Exchange

by Mark Friedman 2/25/2013 12:00 am

On Feb. 11, the 471-bed Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff became the third hospital this year to join Arkansas’ network that will let health care providers access patients’ electronic medical records.

Dixie Montgomery Joins Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Dixie Montgomery of Bryant has been named finance director at Arkansas Hospice. Montgomery, a certified public accountant, previously worked at Arvest Bank.

UAMS College of Health Related Professions Celebrates 40 Years

by Soiree Staff 5/1/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Health Related Professions celebrated their 40th anniversary with an event at the Jackson T. Stephens Institute on the UAMS campus. Proceeds from the evening benefited scholarship funds.

UAMS College of Pharmacy Dean's Society Dinner

by Soiree Staff 5/1/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Pharmacy hosted the donor recognition and dean’s society dinner at the Governor’s Mansion.

UAMS Alumni Gather

by Staff 11/1/2011 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hosted an alumni weekend, including a reception at the Peabody Hotel. The Golden Graduate cocktail reception honored the 50-year Class of 1961.