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Center at UAMS Gets $7M Grant for Minority Health Disparities

by Associated Press 10/19/2017 11:46 am

Reducing children's exposure to tobacco smoke and preventing HIV among black inmates are the focus of a $7 million federal grant awarded to the Arkansas Center for Health Disparities at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 10/6/2017 12:04 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 9/15/2017 9:08 am

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

Two UAMS Chancellor Finalists Withdraw; Search to Continue

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 3:25 pm

The University of Arkansas System says that the two finalists to become the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have withdrawn from consideration.

UAMS Names Two Finalists for Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2017 10:34 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Thursday announced the selection of two finalists for chancellor.

William 'Skip' Baker Joins White River Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Dr. William "Skip" Baker has been hired as medical director and Dr. Danyale Wallace has been appointed assistant medical director in the emergency department at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

At UAMS, Smeltzer Gets $11M to Study Pathogens

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2017 11:17 am

UAMS says Mark Smeltzer has received $11 million in federal funding for Phase II of a program that supports microbiology and immunology research.

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 Little Rock 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 Little Rock 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.

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.

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