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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.

Cancer Survivor's Luncheon to Feature Butterfly Release

by Alexis Hosticka 3/28/2016 8:30 am

Remembering those lost to cancer is heartbreaking, but at this luncheon you'll also be celebrating those who have survived.

Madonna Tribute Artist Headlining 2016 RockStar Lounge for UAMS

by Soirée Staff 3/18/2016 8:00 am

If you haven't done such a good job of expressing yourself lately, it's time to get into the groove and go vogue, because there's an award-winning Madonna tribute artist coming to a Little Rock stage near you.

UAMS Surgeon Named President of Geriatric Fracture Society

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2015 10:51 am

Dr. Simon C. Mears, a hip and knee surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been elected president of the International Geriatric Fracture Society.

UAMS Startup Gets State Grant for Radiation Protection Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 2:56 pm

Tocol Pharmaceuticals, a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences startup, has received a $50,000 Seed Capital Investment Program grant for further development of a plant-based compound for protecting humans against exposure to radiation.