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UAMS Gains New Chair in Family Medicine (Super Mover)

Dr. Shashank Kraleti was recently installed in the Family Medicine chair endowed in honor of Dr. Algernon Disney Garnett. read more >
Health Care / Industry / Media & Marketing

Lindsey Spears Joins Medical Assets Holding Co. as Director of Business Development (Movers & Shakers)

Spears has more than a decade of experience serving seniors in the health care industry. read more >
Health Care

Arkansas Children’s and UAMS Get $3.2M to Study Treatments for Vascular Abnormalities

Dr. Graham Strub is using a novel approach to reverse the growth of lymphatic malformations. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Technology

UA and UAMS Awarded $1.9M to Develop Wearable Blood Loss Detector

Funds come from the U.S. Department of Defense. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry / Nonprofits

UAMS Hires 2 New Oncologists (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Manojna Konda and Dr. Vivek Yadala have both been hired as oncologists. read more >
Health Care / Industry / Insurance

Healthcare Havoc: Arkansas Institutions Grapple with Aftermath of Cyberattack

The Feb. 21 cyberattack squeezed cash flow to hospitals and prevented dozens of physicians and pharmacists from collecting millions of dollars’ worth of claims. The full scale of the attack’s damage may not be fully calculated for months. read more >
Health Care

UAMS Gets $2.3M Grant for Bone Loss Study

The study aims to answer questions about the cellular mechanisms used by estrogen to prevent bone loss and osteoporosis. read more >
Business Services / Health Care / Investments / Small Business / Technology

BioVentures and The Venture Center Partner to Support Health Tech Entrepreneurs

The year-long program will accept 25 participants annually, providing a range of services to early-stage companies with the potential to influence markets both locally and globally. read more >
Health Care / Technology

UAMS Awarded $11.5M to Establish Center for Molecular Interactions in Cancer

UAMS said the grant will strengthen its cancer research infrastructure with the creation of two research cores, each with highly specialized equipment for cancer research. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry

James Graham Elected Chair-Elect of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (Super Mover)

Graham is executive associate dean for academic affairs of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Little Rock. read more >
Pearl McElfish of the UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Health Care

UAMS to Establish Institute for Community Health Innovation

The institute, which will be based in northwest Arkansas, will have staff and offices across the state. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry / Nonprofits

Lyon College Vet School Names Ashley Mounts as Associate Dean for Clinical Programs & Outreach (Movers & Shakers)

She has served as a small-animal clinical veterinarian for more than 15 years. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Doctoral Student Development Program Awarded $1.8M

Funds will help the program, which aims to increase the number of doctoral graduates from underrepresented groups, continue through 2028. read more >
Health Care

UAMS Researchers Discover Potential Alzheimer’s Drug

The finding comes after UAMS built the first known full-length structure of the Alzheimer’s gene protein in 2017. read more >

Tammy Jones Named Chief Nursing Officer for UAMS Health

She's the former senior director of the UAMS Health Center for Nursing Excellence. read more >
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UAMS Reaches $30M Fundraising Goal for Cancer Institute 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has reached its $30 million goal for a National Cancer Institute designation. read more >
Education / Health Care

UA Little Rock Professor Receives Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award (Movers & Shakers)

Ann Robinson, a distinguished professor at UA Little Rock, has been named the winner of the 2023 NAGC Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award.  Crystal Rose has been named to […] read more >
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

St. Bernards of Jonesboro Names Mallory Black Director of Physician Marketing (Movers & Shakers)

Mallory Black has been hired as director of physician marketing of St. Bernards Healthcare & Medical Group of Jonesboro. She previously was marketing director of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce. […] read more >
Health Care

UAMS Opens Satellite Transplant Clinic in Helena-West Helena

It's the sixth satellite center statewide at which UAMS provides monthly follow-up care for transplant patients. read more >
Education / Health Care

NIH Awards UAMS Researcher $1.8M to Study Key Cell Processes in Energy Production

UAMS researcher Huiliang Zhang will use the National Institutes of Health funding to study proton leak, a process within the body that affects metabolism and energy. read more >