Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

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.

Sheena Howell Steps Up to Development Director at UALR College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR’s College of Business.

UAMS Seeks OK for Feasibility Study of Dental School

by Mark Carter 1/13/2016 12:43 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences wants to study the feasibility of adding a dental school, the state's first, and on Friday a legislative council will decide whether to authorize $50,000 for the study.

Arkansas Health Care Heavyweights Join to Share Services

by Mark Friedman 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A partnership formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas expects to save its members millions of dollars, but the details on how it plans to do that haven’t been released.

UAMS Creates Clinic at Pulaski County Detention Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2016 11:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has established a Women’s Health Clinic to provide prenatal care for pregnant inmates at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Center.

COCA Endorses NYIT Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 11:48 am

Arkansas State University said Tuesday that the New York Institute of Technology's plans for a College of Osteopathic Medicine on A-State's Jonesboro campus has been endorsed by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

State Claims Commission Awards Metheny Family $2M

by Lance Turner 11/18/2015 4:24 pm

The Arkansas Claims Commission has ordered the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to pay $2 million to the family of a man whose surgeon operated on the wrong side of his brain.

Physician of the Year Finalist: Dr. Gina Drobena, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Gina Drobena serves as Medical Director for the blood banks at both UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital as well as for the American Red Cross. She’s also director of Transfusion Medicine Fellowship and Transfusion Medicine Residency Rotation, both with UAMS, and Associate Medical Director of the Cell Therapy Lab there.

Physician of the Year Winner: Dr. Lee Archer, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Neurological diseases, especially stroke, affect Arkansans at an alarmingly high rate. No one knows why, but Dr. Lee Archer of University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) comes closer than just about anyone else in the world.

Women’s Health and Wellness Hero Finalist: Zachary Stowe, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Under the leadership of Dr. Zachary Stowe, Little Rock’s University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has developed into an internationally-recognized leader in women’s mental health, specifically neuropsychiatric illnesses in the perinatal period.

Innovation Hero Winner: Dr. Curtis Lowery, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas is a state at the forefront of telemedicine, thanks to the vision and expertise of Dr. Curtis Lowery Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. As UAMS Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn put it, “In Arkansas, if it’s telemedicine, Dr. Lowery had some hand in support of its creation.”

Large Hospital Finalist: UAMS Medical Center, Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in midtown Little Rock has always been a cornerstone of medical care and health care instruction in the state, but recent improvements and a continuing commitment to families and community outreach demonstrate UAMS Medical Center isn’t content to rest on that record.