Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations.

Jana Rucker Named Harding University VP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Jana Rucker, a Florida marketing executive, will become Harding University’s vice president for communication, a newly created position in the president’s cabinet.

Reynolds Foundation Gives $1.5M for New UAMS Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2016 11:32 am

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences $1.5 million to establish a distinguished chair.

Donna Gullette Honored by UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Donna Gullette, associate dean for practice and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing, received the 2016 Outstanding Woman Faculty Award from the UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus.

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

by Associated Press 5/25/2016 12:26 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta.

UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

by Sarah Campbell 5/16/2016 12:21 pm

Hong-yu Li, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was awarded the $1 million Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair and named an ARA scholar in a ceremony held Monday at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President’s Award.

Renee Joiner To Lead Stroke Awareness at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Renee Joiner has been named by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as director of the Arkansas Stroke Awareness & Virtual Emergency Support program.

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2016 12:00 am

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature.

At Delta Conference, Panel Says 'Arkansas Works,' More Doctors Crucial

by Sarah Campbell 4/7/2016 1:31 pm

The Arkansas Delta needs more doctors, and passage of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's "Arkansas Works" plan for Medicaid expansion is crucial, attendees of "The Arkansas Delta: Why It Still Matters" conference were told Thursday.

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff in Benton (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Shyam Dang and Dr. Kristin Patton have joined the staff of Saline Memorial Hospital at Benton.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Celebrates More Than $500M in Grants

by Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:51 am

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than half a billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Health Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A health care resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Lyon College's Jenn Daniels Placed on National 'Outstanding' Top 10 List (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Jenn Daniels, assistant professor of psychology and co-director of the Year One program at Lyon College in Batesville, has been named one of 10 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates by the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience & Students in Transition and Cengage Learning.

White River Health System Names New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Robyn Sweet has been named director of the White River Health System’s Rural Health Clinics in Cave City, Drasco, Melbourne, Pleasant Plains and Strawberry. Hope Caraway has been promoted to director of human resources

Lase Med's Antonella Carpenter Convicted on Cancer Scheme

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

After a 15-day trial in federal court in Tulsa, the 71-year-old was found guilty on 29 of 41 counts. She was acquitted on nine counts and the jury hung on three counts.

The Beat Goes On

by Sarah Orsborn 2/25/2016 12:00 am

In this month's installment, Sarah Sweatt Orsborn recalls a very specific day in Little Rock that marked the beginning of a different life: life after catastrophic heart failure.

Sparks Adds Two to Fort Smith Offices (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Mark J. Fowler, an OB/GYN, has joined Sparks Obstetrics & Gynecology inside Sparks Plaza on Dodson Avenue while Kayla Pipkins, a physician assistant, has joined Sparks Clinic Cancer Center in Fort Smith.

St. Bernards' Brenda Million Earns Fellow Status (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Brenda Million has earned fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of 80 chapters and 40,000 healthcare executives. Million is the vice president of women’s and children’s and perioperative services at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.