Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS Gets $1.5M for Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2018 10:58 am

UAMS has received a $1.5 million gift from the estate of Carl R. Stout to create the R. Louise Stout Simmons, M.D. Endowed Scholarship in the College of Medicine.

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

by Mark Friedman 12/10/2018 12:00 am

State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Christina Drale Moves Into Interim Executive Spot at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Christina Drale has been named interim executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

UAMS Welcome Reception for Dr. Patterson

by Staff 11/1/2018 12:00 am

Held in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences held a private reception honoring the arrival of Dr. Cam Patterson, a renowned cardiologist and health care administrator, who took the reins as the school's chancellor this summer.

Gala for Life

by Staff 11/1/2018 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hosted a fabulously feathered night during this annual black-tie affair. Chaired by Patricia and Dr. Loverd Peacock, the event featured cocktails, dinner, dancing and entertainment by Remember When Rock Was Young: The Elton John Tribute. Proceeds from the event went to the UAMS Bone Marrow Transplant Program.

Distinguished Professorship Becomes $1M Endowed Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 10:56 am

The Peter O. Kohler M.D. Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Health Disparities has been elevated to the endowed chair level at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Philamlee, Burkett Practicing at Conway Regional (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Whitney Philamlee and Dr. Ben Burkett have joined the medical staff of Conway Regional Health System.

UAMS’ BioVentures Goes Nonprofit

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/15/2018 12:00 am

BioVentures converted to a nonprofit last year to become more competitive with private companies and other universities commercializing new technology.

BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp run by BioVentures recently won a national award, the second-place Innovations Research & Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Bottom Line Taking Time to Get Better for Arkansas Hospitals

by Mark Friedman 10/1/2018 12:00 am

2017 was a tough year for some Arkansas hospitals, and the situation could be getting worse.

Cam Patterson Points at Digital Health, Regional Campuses as Parts of UAMS' Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Cam Patterson, the new UAMS chancellor, says the university is discussing adding more regional campuses around the state.

Organ Transplant Surgeon Giorgakis Joins UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Emmanouil Giorgakis has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a liver, kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon and as an assistant professor in the College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.

Arkansas Children's Research Institute Gets $3M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2018 10:52 am

The Arkansas Children's Research Institute gets a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how smartphone technology can help adolescents with asthma use self-management strategies to improve their health.

Nicki Hilliard: Recognizing Pharmacists as Providers Would Sweeten the Pill

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2018 12:00 am

Nicki Hilliard, president of the American Pharmacists Association, says pharmacists are underused as a primary health care provider.

UAMS Gets $2M to Study How Best to Feed Soldiers in Combat

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2018 11:15 am

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences researcher received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to determine the best possible nutrition for military personnel in combat and combat training.

Neurosurgeon Kelly-Ann Patrice Joins UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/13/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Kelly-Ann Patrice has been hired as a neurosurgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Bill Gwatney: What Might Have Been

by Gwen Moritz 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Democrats who worked with Bill Gwatney agree that the slain party leader would have had a "legitimate shot" at a higher political office had he lived.

UAMS Adds Bruno Machado to Urology Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Bruno Machado has been hired as a specialist in urinary system surgeries and minimally invasive endoscopic techniques at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Jill Mhyre to Chair UAMS Anesthesiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Jill M. Mhyre has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

UAMS Gets $1M for Chair in Otolaryngology

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2018 2:44 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a $1 million donation to establish a chair in otolaryngology in honor of one of its doctors.