In the News - March 2016
In the News - March 2016

Medical Students Learn

Residency Plans at Match Day

Countless hours spent in lecture halls, laboratories, study groups and clinical rotations provided 157 soon-to-be graduates of the UAMS College of Medicine with a sealed, white envelope that held their future.

Delta Dental Foundation Awards $30,000 to 12th Street Center

Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation recently presented a $30,000 grant to the UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center to help pay for additional dental care for patients seen first at the center..

Renowned Physician-scientist to Chair Radiation Oncology Department

Fen Xia, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., an internationally recognized radiation oncologist and physician-scientist, is joining the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine.

UAMS Team First to Demonstrate Blood Flow Manipulation

A UAMS research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., is the first to demonstrate noninvasive, remote manipulation of blood and lymph flow in the body.

Ten-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Cancer Institute

Ten years ago, Lennon Tusieseina had just entered the world. Meanwhile, a team of doctors at UAMS was saving his grandfather’s life. Earlier this year, they saved his uncle, too. Lennon wanted to give something back.

New Tradition Bonds Friends
Fighting Breast Cancer

During one of her many trips to the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Tammy Alexander spotted an old friend browsing in the gift shop.

Hot Springs Woman’s Hip Replacements Leave Behind
Pain, Discomfort

In the past six months, Vicki Brooks has undergone two hip replacements, but it’s hard to tell from her energetic walk and cheerful demeanor.

Northwest Campus Shows Off
Clinical Skills Center

It was a negative encounter with doctors that made Betty Anderson decide to do something about it 21 years ago. Now she hopes more northwest Arkansas residents will join her to give UAMS students a chance to learn better clinical skills through simulated patient experiences.

Stroke Patient Feels ‘Wonderful’
After Clot Treatments

Mary Lemaster and her husband, James, had participated in the Sunday School class at Baring Cross Baptist Church on Feb. 7, 2016, and were getting ready to attend morning worship in the sanctuary when Mary went to the restroom.

UAMS Helps Harmony Clinic
Obtain Retinal Camera

UAMS Glaucoma specialist Grant Morshedi, M.D., knows how important Little Rock’s Harmony Health Clinic is to those who need health care but can’t afford it.
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