Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

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.

Outgoing UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Lists the Top 7 Health Care Reforms He'd Like to See

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn retires as chancellor of UAMS on July 31, nearly eight years after replacing Dr. I Dodd Wilson.

Stephanie Gardner Named Interim Chancellor at UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/30/2017 11:34 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt names Stephanie F. Gardner, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, as interim UAMS chancellor.

UAMS Names Two Finalists for Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2017 10:34 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Thursday announced the selection of two finalists for chancellor.

Wendy Nembhard to Chair UAMS Epidemiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Wendy Nembhard has been named chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

by Mark Friedman 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services.

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2017 11:28 am

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

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Kim Dutton Advances at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Kim Dutton has been promoted to executive director of philanthropy at Arkansas Children’s Foundation in Little Rock.

Steve Schexnayder Named to Pediatric Task Force Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Steve Schexnayder has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.

UAMS Gets $1.7M NIH Grant to Study Therapy Against Blood Cancer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2017 11:25 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a potential new therapy to reduce the risk of blood cancer caused by ionizing radiation.

Enid Olvey Promoted at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Olvey will provide oversight to the principal gifts, planned gifts and major gifts programs and will continue to serve as a key member of the foundation leadership team.

Arkansas Senate Exempts College Sporting Events from Concealed Carry Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/23/2017 1:12 pm

The state Senate votes to exempt college sporting events from a new law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, addressing concerns that the gun rights measure would lead to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas.

UAMS-Baptist Health Partnership Could Expand in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences already provides emergency room and orthopedic services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, but more could be on the way.

Arkansas Senate Panel Backs Bill Requiring Colleges to Allow Guns

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2017 6:55 am

An Arkansas Senate panel on Wednesday advanced legislation requiring colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus, rejecting a proposal to make employees who want to be armed undergo additional training.

Tom Frazier Joins UAMS Orthopaedic Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Dr. G. Thomas Frazier has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a hand and upper extremity surgeon.

Under Pressure: America’s Ongoing Battle with Stress

by Dwain Hebda 1/19/2017 12:00 am

Of everything for which Americans are known, our capacity for stress is something we as a culture have elevated to an art form, and it just may be the singular ingredient in the Yankee stew that has fed our history.

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