The latest news from across UAMS.
The latest news from across UAMS.

UAMS Graduates 969 Health Care Professionals

UAMS Graduates Health Professionals
Degrees and certificates were awarded to 969 graduates of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.  Read more

UAMS, DHS Launch Free Video Conference Service about Opioids for Arkansas Health Care Providers

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) today launched a free one-on-one consultation service for health care providers treating patients diagnosed with opioid addiction.
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Otology Fellows from 10 Countries Learn Techniques at UAMS

Twenty-four otology fellows from 10 countries recently learned advanced techniques in otologic surgery from international experts at an annual fellows course hosted by the UAMS Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.
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Stroke Program Wins Two Awards for Excellence in Care

Excellence in treating stroke patients recently garnered two awards for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Stroke Program.
College of Medicine Honors Faculty, Staff at Annual Celebration
The UAMS College of Medicine paid tribute to faculty and staff for exemplary service, innovation and contributions to the college’s education, research and clinical mission areas at the eighth annual Dean’s Honor Day ceremony on April 24.
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Tonya Johnson named diateican of the year

Tonya Johnson Named Dietitian of the Year

Nutrition and Food Services Director Tonya Johnson was named the Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2018 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year.
The award recognizes demonstrated leadership in legislation, education, research, management or other areas.
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Wright, Sterba Honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year

Patricia Wright, Ph.D., R.N., and Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where two new awards for administrative support were also given to Pam Kahler and Johnpaul Jones.
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Telemedicine Used to Treat Inmates Creates Efficiencies, Improves Care

Using telemedicine to treat state prison inmates with orthopaedic injuries has reduced red tape and wait times while improving security thanks to a new UAMS Center for Distance Health program.

Family Medicine Conference Covers Updates on Practical Topics

More than 145 family physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists learned updates on marijuana and medicine, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea and common orthopedic issues May 10-12 at the 40th annual Family Medicine Intensive Review Course at UAMS.
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Proteomics Workshops Educate, Promote Collaborations

A skillful proteomics facility translates into improved care for a host of conditions. The research it fosters in identifying the functions of proteins drives the development of new treatments for diseases with high prevalence in Arkansas such as cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease. The key is a trained, knowledgeable staff.
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