Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas provide a peek into the millions of dollars the hospitals spend on their vendors.

Translational Research Institute at UAMS Receives $3.5M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2017 10:52 am

The University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences announced Wednesday that its Translational Research Institute has received a $3.5 million Clinical and Translational Science Award.

UAMS, Baptist Report Operating Losses

by Mark Friedman 10/9/2017 12:00 am

UAMS and Baptist Health both report millions of dollars in operating losses in the most recent fiscal year.

Maurice Rigsby Named Vice Chancellor at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Maurice Rigsby has been appointed vice chancellor for institutional relations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Hospitals' Hiring Frenzy Now in Remission

by Kyle Massey 10/2/2017 12:00 am

After a years-long spree of hospitals eagerly hiring doctors and snapping up medical practices, the fever has broken, but the aftereffects are striking.

Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to Conway

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration.

UAMS Regional Campuses Get $4.2M for Education, Recruitment

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2017 9:37 am

The eight University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences regional campuses have been awarded a five-year, $4.2 million grant for professional education, faculty development and recruitment.

For Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health, Disasters Mean Business

by Mark Friedman 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Founded in 1997, CTEH of North Little Rock got its start dealing with chemical spills from train derailments, but now includes services such as risk assessment, crisis management and training.

Baptist Health, UAMS Expand Partnership Under New Alliance

by Lance Turner 8/29/2017 3:05 pm

Baptist Health and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are expanding their partnership to offer a wider range of educational opportunities and deliver clinical care more efficiently.

UAMS Names Associtate Deans to College of Medicine (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Charlotte Hobbs has been named executive associate dean for clinical and translational research at the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and Richard P. Morrison has been named executive associate dean for research.

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.

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