Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

Employers Seek Hires With Soft Abilities Like Attitude, Teamwork

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2016 12:00 am

“Skills gap” discussions often pivot on abilities or qualifications that employers find in short supply, but broader communication and human interaction traits are more likely to determine success or failure on the job, human resources experts say.

Richard Turnage Named CEO of UAMS Medical Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 1:33 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday named Dr. Richard Turnage CEO of UAMS Medical Center and vice chancellor for clinical programs for UAMS.

Stephen Engstrom Pulls Out Of 7 Cases Involving John Goodson

by Mark Friedman 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Less than a month after Little Rock Attorney Stephen Engstrom was cleared of wrongdoing in a controversial class-action case, he asked to withdraw from seven other pending class actions in which his co-counsel included Texarkana attorney John Goodson.

UAMS Names Chase Smith New Assistant Professor (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Chase Smith has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics in the College of Medicine.

NIH Renews $10M Grant for Alzheimers Research at UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 11:19 am

An Alzheimer's disease research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Sweetheart of a Deal at UAMS (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/3/2016 12:00 am

UAMS’ conflict-of-interest policy allowed it to enter into a contract that didn’t pass the smell test of anyone who didn’t have a direct interest in it and left the state’s medical school vulnerable to lost revenue.

UAMS Awards Sheldon Riklon with Endowment (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Sheldon Riklon has been invested as the inaugural holder of the Peter O. Kohler M.D. Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Health Disparities at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

by Mark Friedman 9/26/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS’ intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS.

NIH Gives UAMS $42M to Oversee Pediatric Clinical Trial Network

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2016 11:27 am

The National Institutes of Health awards UAMS a $41.8 million grant to oversee a pediatric clinical trial network.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Will Retire July 31

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 11:00 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn says he will retire July 31.

W. James Chon Switches to UAMS To Lead Transplant Program (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Dr. W. James Chon has been appointed to manage the Renal Transplant Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as medical director. Chon will also serve as an associate professor of medicine at the UAMS College of Medicine.

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.

Pat Walker: Philanthropist

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Charitable foundation founder … healthcare advocate … rancher … mother and grandmother … Sunday school teacher … named one of the Most Distinguished Women in Arkansas … multiple award-winner and honorary society member. Her family name appears on theaters, senior centers, medical facilities and education programs.

Dr. Betty Ann Lowe: Physician and Educator

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

First woman to graduate top of her class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences … worked in private practice for 25 years … medical director of Arkansas Children’s Hospital … associate dean of pediatrics at UAMS … namesake of the Betty Ann Lowe M.D. Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Education … winner of numerous awards and a member of multiple boards and committees as well as President Bill Clinton’s task force for healthcare reform … first Arkansan and second woman to become president of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Northwest Arkansas Residency Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 11:30 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $750,000 to support the Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Arkansas Hospice Adds Physician Robin Devan (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Robin Devan of Little Rock has joined Arkansas Hospice as a physician for the central Arkansas area.

ARORA: Discord Over Promotions Leads to Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Personnel moves made in 2014 which resulted in the ARORA executive director being fired less than two months after taking on the job wasn’t the end of the nonprofit’s problems.

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic Near State Capitol

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new UAMS Neighborhood Clinic at Capitol Mall in Little Rock, offering both scheduled and walk-in primary care services.

Baxter Regional Medical Center Fights to Bring Pediatricians to Mountain Home

by Billy Jean Louis, The Baxter Bulletin 7/11/2016 7:10 am

Soon, Dr. Michael Adkins will be the only pediatrician in Mountain Home, a situation officials at Baxter Regional Medical Center say they are working to rectify.

The Managed Care Already Argument

by Sarah Campbell 7/4/2016 12:00 am

One argument against managed care organizations is that the state of Arkansas has already implemented many of the cost-saving methods in its Medicaid programs that managed care organizations use.