Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

by Kyle Massey 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that’s a good thing.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

Cord Blood Saves Lives, Mothers Told

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Cord blood cells harvested after the birth of a healthy child can be used in blood marrow transplants, and they offer the possibility of repairing injured organs or treating neurological disorders such as autism.

Barr, Archer Named Department Chairs at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Frederick “Rick” E. Barr has been hired as chair of the Department of Pediatrics and associate dean for child health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, as well as pediatrician-in-chief for Arkansas Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Robert L. “Lee” Archer has been named chair of the Department of Neurology.

UAMS Gets $2.9M Grant to Study Radiation Treatment

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 11:22 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says a team of researchers received a $2.97 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases.

Startups and More Bubble Up from Governor's Cup

by Sam Hoisington 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Over nearly two decades of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competition, just over $2 million in prize money has been given to teams of college students with entrepreneurship ideas deemed promising by competition judges.

Tim Hill Takes Dual Role with COO Slot at UAMS Health System (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Tim Hill, vice chancellor for Regional Campuses at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has recently taken on another role as chief operating officer of the UAMS Health System. Hill will also be continuing in his role as vice chancellor for regional campuses.

UAMS Nets $710K Grant for Training Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/19/2017 1:52 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Wednesday announced that one of its professors has secured a $710,000 grant to continue an interdisciplinary training program for health professionals that is focused on improving services for children with developmental disabilities.

NIH Gives Arkansas Children's Research Institute $11.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 11:07 am

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11.5 million grant to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute to develop a new center that will study how pediatric diseases develop and devise new treatments for children.

Medical Education Takes Leap With Virtual Reality

by Jan Cottingham 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira of UA Little Rock and Dr. T. Glenn Pait of UAMS have devised "Anatomical Eyes" to train doctors, the military, students and more.

Outgoing UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Lists the Top 7 Health Care Reforms He'd Like to See

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn retires as chancellor of UAMS on July 31, nearly eight years after replacing Dr. I Dodd Wilson.

Stephanie Gardner Named Interim Chancellor at UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/30/2017 11:34 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt names Stephanie F. Gardner, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, as interim UAMS chancellor.

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.

Wendy Nembhard to Chair UAMS Epidemiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Wendy Nembhard has been named chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

by Mark Friedman 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services.

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2017 11:28 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded another $2.1 million grant to attempt to reduce diabetes in the Marshallese community in northwest Arkansas.

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Kim Dutton Advances at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Kim Dutton has been promoted to executive director of philanthropy at Arkansas Children’s Foundation in Little Rock.

Steve Schexnayder Named to Pediatric Task Force Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Steve Schexnayder has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.