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Schwanda Flowers
Health Care

UAMS Names Schwanda Flowers Interim Dean of Pharmacy College

Schwanda Flowers has been named interim dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Pharmacy. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Research Awarded $350K for Telehealth Counseling Study

University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences researcher Nickolas Zaller, Ph.D., receives a three-year, $350,000 fellowship for a new telehealth counseling pilot study. read more >
Dr. G. Richard Smith, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at UAMS and director of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute.
 
Education

G. Richard Smith to Lead UAMS Psychiatry Department, Research Institute

Dr. G. Richard Smith has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and director of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute. read more >
Education

Baptist Health, UAMS Recruiting For New Residency Programs

The Baptist Health-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Education Program is recruiting residents for two residency programs in internal medicine and family medicine that are set to launch in July 2019. read more >
Pearl McElfish, vice chancellor of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Education

UAMS Promotes Pearl McElfish to Vice Chancellor

Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., has been promoted to vice chancellor of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

UAMS Awarded $3.29M to Reduce Obesity Rates

The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock has received a $3.29 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for a five-year project to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition in Arkansas, especially in the Delta. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Day of Giving Raises $518K

Over a 24-hour period beginning early Tuesday and ending late Wednesday, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation received more than $500,000 in response to the second annual UAMS Day of Giving fundraising campaign. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

UAMS Gets $1.27M Grant For Little Rock STEM, Heart Education Program

UAMS gets a $1.27 million science education research grant to teach Little Rock School District students about STEM careers and cardiovascular health. read more >
Martin Radvany of UAMS
Health Care

UAMS Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences recently became the first and only hospital in Arkansas to be certified as a “comprehensive stroke center.” read more >
Jong Lee, president, CEO and co-founder of Day Zero Diagnostics of Boston, gives a brief presentation about his company at Monday's launch of the inaugural Health InnovatAR accelerator. 
Business Services / Health Care / Investments / Small Business

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures announced six startups that have been selected to participate in the first Health InnovatAR health care accelerator. read more >
Education / Health Care

Osteopathic School At A-State Receives $828K Grant for Mobile Clinic

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University has been awarded a $828,748 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a mobile medical clinic. read more >
Dr. Linda Worley
Health Care

Dr. Linda Worley Named Associate Dean at UAMS

Dr. Linda Worley, a nationally recognized psychiatrist who has worked at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for more than 20 years, has been appointed associate dean of its new northwest Arkansas campus. read more >
Health Care / Nonprofits

UAMS To Use $1M Gift To Fight Aggressive From Of Breast Cancer

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will use a $1 million gift to advance research on triple negative breast cancer. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Professor Receives $11.3M Grant

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences professor has been awarded a $11.3 million federal grant to be distributed over five years that will fund the launch of a Center For Musculoskeletal Disease Research. read more >
Noelle Danylchuk
Education / Health Care

UAMS Names New Genetic Counseling Department Chair

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Wednesday that Noelle Danylchuk, a certified genetic counselor at its Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville, has been appointed chair of the Department of Genetic Counseling in the College of Health Professions at UAMS. read more >
Dr. Brian Reemtsen
Health Care

Brian Reemtsen to Lead Arkansas Children’s Heart Institute

Arkansas Children's Hospital names pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Brian Reemtsen to lead its new Heart Institute. 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 >
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 >
Education / Health Care

UAMS to Offer 3 Degrees, Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Monday announced that it will offer three new graduate degrees and a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics. read more >