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

UAMS Study Finds Opioid Supply of Three Days or Less Reduces Likelihood of Chronic Opioid Use

By prescribing for a patient an opioid supply of three days or less, a health care professional can reduce the likelihood of a patient’s chronic opioid use one to three years later, according to UAMS research.

Match Day A Record for 2017 College of Medicine Grads

It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017 because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school.
U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

Ambassador Ruth A. Davis traveled the world during her 40 years with the U.S. Foreign Service. But when she learned she had a relapse of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in the blood, she headed to Arkansas and the UAMS Myeloma Institute.
UAMS Surgeons Reattach Texas Man’s Hand After Sawmill Accident

UAMS Surgeons Reattach Texas Man’s Hand After Sawmill Accident

It was not uncommon for a seasoned sawmill operator like Mauro Santiago to remove a lodged piece of wood from his machine, but what happened the morning of Aug. 15 was anything but routine.

UAMS Chancellor’s Circle Awards Grants to 12 Programs

Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., awarded 12 UAMS programs a total of $360,000 at the annual Chancellor’s Circle Grant Awards ceremony and reception March 9. This year’s awards again set a record for the most funds distributed, said Rahn.
UAMS Recognized by State Senate for Marshallese Work

UAMS Recognized by State Senate
for Marshallese Work

UAMS was recognized March 6 by the Arkansas State Senate for its work to address health care disparities in diabetes among the Marshallese population in northwest Arkansas.
Hopkins Appointed to National Vaccine Advisory Committee

Hopkins Appointed to National Vaccine Advisory Committee

Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., a UAMS professor and division director, has been appointed to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
New Scanner Provides Full-Body, Low-Dose Imaging at UAMS Orthopaedics Clinic

New Scanner Provides Full-Body, Low-Dose Imaging at UAMS Orthopaedics Clinic

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first in the state to acquire an EOS® imaging system to provide full-body scans with low-dose radiation for advanced orthopaedic care.

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic.

Schexnayder Appointed to International Task Force

Steve Schexnayder, M.D., has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.
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