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

Bobbit Recommends Patterson as UAMS Chancellor

Bobbitt Recommends Patterson as UAMS Chancellor
University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt announced today he will recommend Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Read more

Breast Surgeon Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., Named to Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology

Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., F.A.C.S., was invested Nov. 29 as recipient of the Muriel Balsam Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is chief of Breast Oncology in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Surgery.
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Hearts2Soles Provides Free Foot Exam, Shoes to Local Homeless

Ruth Thomas, M.D., professor in the UAMS College of Medicine's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has led efforts for a decade through Hearts2Soles to provide an annual event where the area's homeless, working poor and disabled can receive free medical foot care and shoes.
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Head Start Carolers Bring Good Tidings to UAMS

The children of Kennedy Head Start school Room 1 arrived midmorning at UAMS, clad in bright holiday red t-shirts, some featuring superheroes. They attracted plenty of attention as they merrily made their way down the halls, bidding passersby good morning until they reached the office of Interim Chancellor Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D.
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Research Grants Surge 53 Percent to $170.6 Million in Fiscal Year 2017

Research funding at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) grew 53 percent during the last fiscal year, contributing to the Arkansas economy and bringing the potential to grow new businesses.
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Study Shows Key Molecular Differences in Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Could Lead to Better Treatment

UAMS’ Jason Farrar, M.D., and collaborators at eleven other institutions published their study in the journal Nature Medicine and presented findings at the 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting (ASH) held Dec. 9-12 in Atlanta. 
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Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging Boasts Two Decades of Accomplishment

Unlike most 20 somethings who are starting careers and have relatively little yet they want to boast about, the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, which turned 20 this year, already can look back on a rich legacy of achievements.
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Northwest Regional Campus Marks 10 Years of Academic Medicine

Celebrating 10 years as northwest Arkansas’ home to academic medicine, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus hosted community leaders, friends, faculty and staff today for a timeline unveiling and open house.
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Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

Tina Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later.
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Northwest Regional Campus Launches Pacific Islander Health Research Network, Earns Grant Funding
To ensure health research about Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders reaches those populations, the Center for Pacific Islander Health at the Northwest Regional Campus of UAMS has launched the Pacific Islander Health Research Network.
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