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UAMS Names Makhoul as Inaugural Hutchins Distinguished Chair

by Lee Hogan 2/19/2014 1:08 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences named Dr. Issam Makhoul as the inaugural recepient of the Dr. Laura F. Hutchins Distinguished Chair for Hematology and Oncology.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Attacks Red Ink With Balanced Budget Plan

by Mark Friedman 2/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had an operating loss of $27.8 million in the first six months of its current fiscal year, a dramatic downturn from an $8.5 million operating gain during the same period a year earlier.

UPDATED: St. Vincent, UAMS End Strategic Alliance Talks

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2013 2:55 pm

Almost a year after they began discussing a strategic alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and St. Vincent Health System said Friday that they have ended talks. "Despite the good faith efforts of everyone involved, neither entity has been able to define a pathway that meets the goals of both institutions."

G. Richard Smith Settling In as Dean of UAMS' College of Medicine, Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2013 12:00 am

G. Richard Smith was named dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor by Chancellor Dan Rahn. He officially assumed his duties May 1, succeeding Debra H. Fiser, who has been the College of Medicine dean and vice chancellor of UAMS since September 2006.

2 Researchers at Arkansas Children's Hospital Get $1.3M NIH Grant

by Associated Press 4/18/2013 11:18 am

Two researchers at the Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute have received a $1.3 million grant to student how children's immune systems are affected by a common pollutant.

CFO Melony Goodhand Resigns from UAMS

by Mark Friedman 12/11/2012 5:25 pm

Goodhand is leaving Dec. 31 to be the chief operating officer for a health system in Tennessee.

A Checkup on Dental Care (Chip Taulbee Associate Publisher's Note)

by Chip Taulbee 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas creating its own dental college is like NASA sending a manned mission to Mars. They’re both admirable yet expensive goals; they should both be scheduled for the not-near but not-too-distant future; and they should both be preceded by the completion of more immediate, more realistic milestones.

UAMS Promotes Leslie Taylor

by Kate Knable 12/3/2012 11:48 am

Former journalist and CARTI executive Leslie Taylor will be promoted to vice chancellor for the UAMS Office of Communications & Marketing on Jan. 1.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Out of the Gate (Sponsored Report)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2012 12:00 am

In the world of research, like the horse with tendinitis, too many tantalizing studies wind up going nowhere. Knowledge and health findings that could benefit the general public too often remain trapped inside academic medical centers. The issue, recognized nationally more than a decade ago, has led to major research reforms, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is among the leaders of this change.