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UAMS’ Mabry Named ACS Officer; Lee Joins Jones Eye Institute (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Charles D. Mabry, an associate professor of surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and medical director of physician practice management at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, is the new first vice president of the American College of Surgeons. read more >

Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders: Champion for Medical Equality

Army veteran … former head of the Arkansas Department of Health … Led charge for sweeping changes to statewide K-12 curriculum … Proponent of school-based sex education, substance abuse prevention and self-esteem programs … First African American and second woman to hold the post of U.S. Surgeon General … recipient of numerous awards and honors including National Institutes of Health career development award and past president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers … professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. read more >
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Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame Announces Second Class

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Thursday announced nine inductees to its second class, which includes two posthumous honorees and one organization. read more >
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders with Dr. Tom Bruce, inaugural dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, at the unveiling of the portrait commissioned in her honor by the college’s advisory council.
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UAMS Unveils Dr. Joycelyn Elders Portrait, Launches Endowment Campaign

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. surgeon general, has been honored with a portrait commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Advisory Council. The portrait was unveiled in a ceremony April 7 at UAMS. read more >