Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS Outsources Marketing to Nebraska Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

After years of in-house marketing, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has hired Swanson Russell of Lincoln, Nebraska, to be its advertising agency of record.

Lawsuit Hits Nerve for Former Friends Fighting Over Medical Fees Earned

by Mark Friedman 9/1/2014 12:00 am

A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved.

UAMS Gets $2.1M For Marshallese Health Study

by Mark Friedman 8/25/2014 12:00 am

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

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic

by Associated Press 7/30/2014 9:14 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new neighborhood clinic in west Little Rock.

C. Lowry Barnes Set To Chair UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:00 am

Dr. C. Lowry Barnes has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He previously worked at UAMS as a professor of orthopedics and maintains a private practice. He will start in his new position Aug. 1 and will continue to see patients at Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics and St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, both in Little Rock.

UAMS Receives $900k Federal Grant to Train Primary Care Physicians

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2014 2:22 pm

The grant will fund a training program for resident physicians at UAMS' regional center in Fort Smith. It will pay for the addition of two new resident physicians and continued funding for four others that have been added over the past two years.

UAMS Anesthesiology Department Gains New Chair (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/2/2014 12:00 am

Williams Brooks Gentry has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, effective July 1.

Cross-College Entrepreneur Team Making Its Mark

by Marty Cook 5/5/2014 12:00 am

It all started when Carol Reeves held the Arkansas Commercialization Retreat atop Petit Jean Mountain at the UA’s Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.

London Doctor Gareth Morgan to Lead UAMS Myeloma Institute

by Mark Carter 4/22/2014 1:19 pm

Dr. Gareth Morgan, a cancer researcher from London, was introduced Tuesday as the new head of the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Central Arkansas Medical Centers Collaborate, Compete in Tight Health Care Market

by Mark Friedman 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Hospitals in central Arkansas must collaborate to survive, according to St. Vincent Health System President and CEO Peter Banko, who says he doesn’t think Little Rock can support three hospitals.

UAMS Gets $2M in Donations, Grants for Northwest Campus Programs

by Lance Turner 4/3/2014 11:32 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences marked $2 million in donations and economic development grants to fund program at its campus in Fayetteville.

Judd Hill Foundation Gives $1M to Centers for Children in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/18/2014 9:57 am

The Judd Hill Foundation announces a $1 million donation to Arkansas Children's Hospital's Centers for Children facility in Jonesboro.

UAMS, Baptist Health Collaborate in Vascular Care, Surgery Venture

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 9:57 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health are collaborating on a new 24-hour, seven-day-a-week vascular care and surgery service at Baptist Health in Little Rock.

UAMS, Saline Memorial Join Forces With New Clinic

by Eric Monson 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The residents of Saline County recently received a boost to their health care options as Saline Memorial Hospital joined with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock to open the UAMS Neurosurgery Clinic at Saline Memorial.

UAMS Names Pedro Delgado PRI Director

by Mark Friedman 3/3/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced last week that Dr. Pedro Delgado will be the director of its Psychiatric Research Institute starting April 1.

CJRW Sweeps State Addy Awards

by Luke Jones 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods received many of the top honors, including best in show, at this year’s central Arkansas Addy awards.

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 2:32 pm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Attacks Red Ink With Balanced Budget Plan

by Mark Friedman 2/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had an operating loss of $27.8 million in the first six months of its current fiscal year, a dramatic downturn from an $8.5 million operating gain during the same period a year earlier.

Davy Carter Expects Private Option Funding Will Be Approved

by Mark Friedman 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Davy Carter, speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, said he thinks legislators will hold their noses and vote to continue funding the “private option” Medicaid expansion during the fiscal session that begins Feb. 10.

UAMS Sued Again by Former Resident Nasrin Fatemi

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

A former University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences resident is making a second run at suing the Little Rock medical school.