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Stephanie Gardner

Education / Health Care

UAMS to Partner With Lyon College on Dental SchoolLock Icon

Lyon College will partner with UAMS to “identify opportunities for joint teaching, research, graduate education and professional development.” read more >
A rendering of the child development center that UAMS is building near the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library in Little Rock
Construction / Education / Health Care

UAMS Breaks Ground on $10M Child Development Center

The center is expected to create about 40 jobs for teachers, teacher assistants and other staff members. read more >
Janet Harris, the incoming executive director and CEO of the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
Business Services / Education / Nonprofits

Janet Harris Named Next CEO of Winthrop Rockefeller Institute

She's worked for the nonprofit since 2016, most recently as chief strategy officer. read more >
Dr. Gareth Morgan, former director of the UAMS Myeloma Center
Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

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 >
Matt Troup, CEO of Conway Regional Health System
Education / Government & Politics / Legal / Nonprofits

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before LawmakersLock Icon

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. read more >
The Myeloma Institute, located within the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at UAMS
Business Services / Education

UAMS Hopes Myeloma Audit Cuts to the BoneLock Icon

The audit of the Myeloma Institute should be able to determine if there’s any money unaccounted for in the cancer program. The accounting is expected to be final after January. read more >
Susan Long
Health Care

Susan Long Named Dean of UAMS Health Professions College

Susan Long was named Thursday dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

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 >
UAMS provides emergency medicine services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Nonprofits

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

The Arkansas General Assembly's Joint Performance Review Committee will continuing looking into a contract under which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides physician services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >
Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has contracted with UAMS for doctors’ services, a move that Conway Regional sees as unfair.
Construction / Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital RivalryLock Icon

Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has relied on doctors from UAMS to provide certain services. Since UAMS is a taxpayer-supported teaching hospital, Conway Regional Health System sees this as unfair competition. read more >
Dr. Cam Patterson
Education / Health Care

UA System President Endorses Cam Patterson to Be Next UAMS Chancellor

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt announced Friday that he will recommend Dr. Cam Patterson as the next University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences chancellor. read more >
“Everything is on the table,” said Stephanie Gardner, interim chancellor of UAMS.
Business Services / Education / Health Care / Insurance / Investments

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72MLock Icon

UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state’s largest employers. read more >
Health Care

UA System Names Two Finalists for UAMS Chancellor

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt on Friday named two finalists in the search for the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >
Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman
Health Care

UAMS Breast Surgeon Ronda Henry-Tillman Named to Kohn Chair

Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman is the recipient of the Muriel Balsam Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >
HD Nursing was born out of the BioVentures incubator program at UAMS in Little Rock.
Construction / Education / Health Care / Insurance

UAMS, Baptist Report Operating LossesLock Icon

UAMS and Baptist Health both report millions of dollars in operating losses in the most recent fiscal year. 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 >
UAMS Interim Chancellor Stephanie Gardner and Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells.
Education / Health Care

Baptist Health, UAMS Expand Partnership Under New Alliance

Baptist Health and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are expanding their partnership to offer a wider range of educational opportunities and deliver clinical care more efficiently. 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 >
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 >