Tagged: University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

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With Arkansas’ public colleges in historic financial distress, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale prescribed a bitter remedy this month — cuts deep enough to cost tenured professors their jobs — and state education leaders fear other state universities may have to take a dose. read more >

UAMS Gets $101M Shot in the Arm From Fed

UAMS Gets $101M Shot in the Arm From Fed

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received an emergency advance of $101 million from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to help stop the bleeding of cash caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. read more >

UAMS Professor Awarded $1.86M Grant to Help Cancer Patients

UAMS Professor Awarded $1.86M Grant to Help Cancer Patients

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A professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a five-year grant of more than $1.86 million from the National Cancer Institute for research aimed at reducing long-term neurological damage caused by a common cancer treatment regimen. read more >

Fletcher of UAMS Receives National Honor (Movers & Shakers)

Fletcher of UAMS Receives National Honor (Movers & Shakers)

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Dr. James Fletcher, an assistant professor in the Division of Palliative Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, has earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. read more >

UAMS Awarded $1M for Two Opioid Trials

UAMS Awarded $1M for Two Opioid Trials

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute has received a $1 million federal grant for clinical trials involving infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome. read more >

UAMS Department Chair Named President of National Association

UAMS Department Chair Named President of National Association

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Dr. C. Lowry Barnes, chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, took office as the 30th president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons during its board of directors video conference on March 25. read more >