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

UAMS Designated Baby Friendly for Encouraging Breastfeeding

UAMS Baby freindly Status
UAMS Medical Center is the only hospital in central Arkansas to have received international recognition as “baby friendly” for its policies and procedures encouraging new mothers to breastfeed as a healthier way to feed their babies.
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Lifetime Achievement, Chancellor’s Awards Given at All Boards Luncheon

The UAMS Foundation Fund Board recognized four honorees Feb. 1 at UAMS’ annual All Boards Luncheon with lifetime achievement awards in gratitude for their decades of service and philanthropy to UAMS.
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MASH Celebrates 30 Years Sparking Interest in Health Care Fields

Students, graduates and supporters were in a festive mood as they gathered Jan. 26 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UAMS MASH program, which seeks to spark young people’s interest in the health care field.
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Hot Springs Village Man Still Active After Ankle Replacement

It was a slope he knew to avoid, but one his adventurous spirit wouldn’t let him. “What I love about snow skiing is you’re in complete control of your destiny,” said 74-year-old Marcus Everett. “I got hooked on the speed.”
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Watch - Dr. Ruth Thomas, Orthopedic Surgery -- Foot and Ankle

Dr. Ruth Thomas, Orthopedic Surgery -- Foot and Ankle

UALR Trojans ‘Pink Night’ Honors UAMS Breast Cancer Survivors, Doctor

UAMS breast cancer survivors were celebrated Feb. 22 as they joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) men’s and women’s basketball teams  at their annual Pink Night.
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Blue and You Foundation Gives UAMS $104,169 for Simulation Education

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $104,169 to UAMS to expand an education program using simulation to reduce sepsis, a life-threatening condition caused by infection.
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CoBALT Website Connects Families, Providers with Trusted Autism Resources

The endeavor is a result of the Community-based Autism Liaison and Treatment Project (CoBALT). The new site – www.CoBALTAR.org – aims to be a one-stop shop for families and providers.
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Accelerate Pheno at UAMS Significantly Reduces Time for Identification of Pathogens

A new technology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) reduces from days to hours the time it takes to identify pathogens associated with life-threatening blood-borne infections.
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Stroke Survivor Beats Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017. But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life.
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High-Tech Gait Lab Maps Infant Biomechanics  

Modern babies move from car seat to stroller to baby swing and back again. Meanwhile, what they aren’t moving is their muscles. What effect does all of this containment have? What muscles are key as babies work toward developmental milestones? How can baby products have an impact – for better or worse? Read more

Nursing, Pharmacy Students Go Abroad Over Holiday Break

Winter break is usually a time for students to rest, relax and recharge, but a dozen UAMS students from the colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing decided to do something a little different over the holidays. A half-dozen students from each college traveled to Taiwan for a three-week study abroad trip at Kaohsiung Medical University in Kaohsiung City.
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