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UAMS-Developed Omnibalm Cream Holds Promise for Diabetic Skin Ulcer Recurrence Prevention
March 26, 2015 | Omnibalm Daily Foot Therapy, a cream for general and diabetic foot care developed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), holds promise as a treatment for preventing the recurrence of lower extremity ulcers in diabetic patients, a pilot study indicates.
Kidney Disease Commission Honors Sudhir Shah
March 25, 2015 | Sudhir Shah, M.D., a professor in the UAMS College of Medicine and the former director of the college’s division of nephrology, received the Bob Abbott Distinguished Service Award from the Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission on March 11.
Students Share Research in Inaugural GSA Symposium
March 23, 2015 | Poster and oral presentations from some 30 UAMS Graduate School students were featured March 16 in an inaugural research symposium organized and presented by the Graduate Student Association (GSA).
NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro Joins UAMS-Led Program to Provide Emergency Stroke Care
LITTLE ROCK — NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro has partnered with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide life-saving emergency care for stroke patients in the region.
College of Nursing’s Schmidt Honored by Red Cross
March 19, 2015 | Responding to fires, tornadoes, ice storms and hurricanes, Cheryl Schmidt, Ph.D., R.N., is going to leave quite a legacy behind.
UAMS to Host Journalist, Author Stobbe April 8 for National Public Health Week
LITTLE ROCK — Associated Press national medical correspondent Mike Stobbe, Dr.P.H., author of Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor, will give a lecture April 8 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.
Cornea Transplant Patient Grateful for Donor
March 19, 2015 | Lisa Holt thinks about the family of her eye donor every March — National Eye Donor Month — and is grateful.“His family gave a total stranger the gift of sight. That truly is remarkable,” she said.
Half of State’s ‘Best Doctors’ at UAMS
March 18, 2015 | Once again, UAMS has placed the most physicians on the state’s “Best Doctors” list with nearly 200 of the 387 Arkansas physicians named to the 2015 list on staff at UAMS.
UAMS, AETN Host Screening of Cancer Documentary
March 13, 2015 | Arkansans got a sneak peak at a new documentary March 9 when UAMS and the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) hosted a screening of “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.”
UAMS Gains Approval for Dental Residency Program
March 11, 2015 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) gained accreditation recently to begin a general practice dental residency program, with the first two resident dentists to begin one-year residencies this summer.
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