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Dr. Gareth Morgan, former director of the UAMS Myeloma Center
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Myeloma Audit Gives UAMS ‘Needed Insight’ Into $29M DeficitLock Icon

Some University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences employees saw red flags long before auditors discovered a deficit at the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy that was allowed to grow to $29 million over nine years. read more >
Dr. Gareth Morgan, former director of the UAMS Myeloma Center
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Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMSLock Icon

When the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in April 2014 that Dr. Gareth Morgan would lead the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, it was cause for a celebration. The cheers didn’t last long. read more >
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UAMS’ Turbulent Year Was Years in the MakingLock Icon

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ financial troubles slowly simmered for years before bubbling over in the fall. read more >
Dr. Stephanie Gardner, Interim Chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Troy Wells, President & CEO of Baptist Health.
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Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to ConwayLock Icon

The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration. read more >
Dr. A. Wesley Burks and Dr. Danny O. Jacobs
Education / Health Care

Two UAMS Chancellor Finalists Withdraw; Search to Continue

The University of Arkansas System says that the two finalists to become the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have withdrawn from consideration. read more >
Jeff Long of the University of Arkansas was the highest-paid highest-paid administrator of an Arkansas college or university. (Source: Administrator’s Compensation Survey, 2011-12 and 2016-17, salaries of $100,000 or more from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education; Research by Mark Friedman.)
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Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in ArkansasLock Icon

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent. read more >
Tim Hill
Education / Health Care

UAMS Names Tim Hill COO

Tim Hill, vice chancellor for regional campuses at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been named the system's chief operating officer. read more >
Dr. Dan Rahn, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Education / Health Care

Building Named for Retiring UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences honored retiring Chancellor Dan Rahn on Tuesday by dedicating an education building on the north side of campus as the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building. read more >
Dr. Dan Rahn, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Outgoing UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Lists the Top 7 Health Care Reforms He’d Like to See

Dr. Dan Rahn retires as chancellor of UAMS on July 31, nearly eight years after replacing Dr. I Dodd Wilson. read more >
Stephanie Gardner
Education / Health Care

Stephanie Gardner Named Interim Chancellor at UAMS

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. read more >
Dr. A. Wesley Burks and Dr. Danny O. Jacobs
Education / Health Care

UAMS Names Two Finalists for Chancellor

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Thursday announced the selection of two finalists for chancellor. read more >
Education / Health Care

White River Health System, UAMS Announce Agreement

White River Health System and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announce an affiliation agreement. read more >
Masters are elected “on account of personal character, positions of honor, contributions toward furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.”
Education / Health Care

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

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. read more >
Scott Pace is the CEO of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association.
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The Trump Effect: Arkansans Brace for Obamacare Repeal

With Obamacare in critical condition, Arkansas hospital officials are closely watching Washington while warning that it’s too early to predict an outcome. read more >
Dr. Dan Rahn, UAMS

Health Care Administrator of the Year Finalist: Dr. Dan Rahn, UAMS

Over the past seven years, University of Arkansas for Medical Science Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn has led the state’s flagship hospital and medical school to previously unknown levels of excellent patient care and sound financial management. And he’s done it in an era of unparalleled change in the American health care industry. read more >
Tery Baskin, left, is president of RxResults, and Chris Monroe is the national sales director. RxResults is a client of the UAMS BioVentures incubator.
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UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS’ intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS. read more >
Health Care

NIH Gives UAMS $42M to Oversee Pediatric Clinical Trial Network

The National Institutes of Health awards UAMS a $41.8 million grant to oversee a pediatric clinical trial network. read more >
Dr. Dan Rahn, UAMS chancellor.
Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Will Retire July 31

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn says he will retire July 31. read more >
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Former Head of Medicaid to Work With Arkansas DHS, UAMS

Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior adviser for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the state Department of Human Services. read more >
From left: Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Dan Rahn, Jerry Adams, William Slikker Jr. and Robert M. Califf.
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Governor, FDA Sign Agreement Extending NCTR Program

Arkansas has signed a memorandum of understanding to extend its partnership with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson County. read more >