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Journey Tribute Band to Headline UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge

by Lydia McAllister 3/1/2017 1:07 pm

Relive the '80s on April 7 with Resurrection – A Journey Tribute as they headline the UAMS Cancer Institute's RockStar Lounge.

March Man-ness Event Returns for Fourth Year

by Soirée Staff 3/1/2017 8:21 am

Put the brackets down. It's not what it sounds like.

UAMS to Host A Day at the Races Benefitting Cancer Institute

by Lydia McAllister 2/17/2017 3:09 pm

A day at the races for a great cause? We're in.

Beebe, Brooks, Hubbard Join UAMS Foundation Fund Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 10:24 am

Seven new members have been elected to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation Fund Board.

Get Spooky for a Good Cause at Tiny Hands Monster Bash

by Soirée Staff 10/14/2016 8:54 am

The more Halloween, the better — that’s what we always say. And UAMS and Family Home get it because they’re bringing back this annual bash.

Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:16 am

From elementary to college, students in central Arkansas have a variety of choices for their education. Private and parochial schools are abundant, and three public school districts in the Little Rock area offer a rigorous curriculum.

Get Big Savings For a Good Cause During UAMS Partners Card Week

by Jess Ardrey 9/20/2016 12:00 am

Attention, shoppers: You're going to want to mark your calendars. A week full of restaurant and shop discounts is coming our way, and here's what you need to know.

The Best Is Yet to Come for Annual Gala for Life Event

by Jess Ardrey 9/12/2016 4:15 pm

This annual UAMS fundraising event is a night out on the town in pure ‘60s fashion.

Asa Hutchinson, Doctors Criticize Medical Marijuana Push

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/12/2016 1:05 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and some of the state's top doctors are criticizing efforts to legalize medical marijuana, accusing backers of two ballot measures of misleading voters about the benefits of the drug.

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.

Hat Club Salute

by Arvest Bank 7/27/2016 12:00 am

The Hat Club’s annual crawfish boil downtown “saluted” the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Attendees enjoyed some of the state's best boiled crawfish/sausage/corn, cold beverages, live music, raffle items, a silent auction and of course their one-of-a-kind live crawfish race.

13th Annual Julep Jaunt

by Arvest Bank 7/27/2016 12:00 am

The UAMS Consortium Advisory Board hosted the premier Kentucky Derby watch party. Guests enjoyed a silent and live auction while watching the race as well as a hat contest. Proceeds from the day benefited the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit and the mom and baby renovation project.

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 Gets $2.7M for Synthetic Marijuana Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 10:20 am

A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $2.7 million federal grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the dangers posed by synthetic marijuana products.

UAMS Names 14 New Board Members for Fayetteville Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 3:11 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Monday the appointment of 14 new members to the advisory board for its Northwest Campus in Fayetteville.

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

by Associated Press 5/25/2016 12:26 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta.

5 Digestive Health Myths Debunked

by Soirée Staff 4/26/2016 6:32 pm

Whether it's on gluten, probiotics or detoxing, it seems like everyone is an expert these days. To sort through all the misconceptions, we got the wellness lowdown from an actual expert, gastroenterologist Dr. Brian McGee.

In Fiscal Session, Another Battle in the War Over Medicaid (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 4/13/2016 1:28 pm

The 2016 fiscal session began at noon today and, as expected, the battle continues over the re-authorization of the Medicaid expansion program "Arkansas Works," formerly known as the private option. The outlook is not nearly as promising as it was a year ago.

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.

The Doctor Is In

by Arvest Bank 3/31/2016 12:00 am

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hosted The Doctor Is In on the 10th floor of the Cancer Institute. The evening included the presentation of research grants and a scientific poster presentation.