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Wood Chosen Senior Director of Development for UAMS Northwest
10.31.2014
LITTLE ROCK — Dina Wood, J.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as senior director of development for UAMS Northwest Arkansas Region.“We are very pleased to have someone of such broad experience joining our collaborative leadership team in northwest Arkansas and helping to move UAMS forward in meeting the needs of Arkansans,” said Lance Burchett, vice chancellor for institutional advancement. “I am confident that Dina will bring a wealth of professional experience and beneficial relationships.”
‘Simple Selfies’ Draw Attention to Health Literacy
10.31.2014
Oct. 28, 2014 | Want to take a “simple selfie?” This question was trending at the UAMS Center for Health Literacy’s open house as the center took to social media in an effort to make health information simple.
World Stroke Day Simulation at UAMS Raises Stroke Awareness
10.31.2014
Oct. 29, 2014 | Physicians and an actor used stagecraft and a touch of drama Oct. 29 to demonstrate what 30 Arkansans a day will experience — having a stroke.
Freedom From Smoking Celebrates First Class of Quitters
10.28.2014
Oct. 27, 2014 | A golden wedding anniversary isn’t the only milestone Janet Daughenbaugh is celebrating this year. She’s also celebrating her new life as a nonsmoker.
FDA Awards UAMS College of Public Health $1.2 Million to Improve Drug Safety Testing
10.28.2014
LITTLE ROCK — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a three-year $1.2 million contract to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to study new approaches for testing drug safety by accounting for gene mutations that can cause adverse reactions.
UAMS Screens Patients at Risk for Vascular Disease
10.27.2014
Oct. 24, 2014 | More than 200 Arkansans signed up to be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) at UAMS on Oct. 4. Often referred to as a silent killer, many people with the condition don’t experience symptoms. Screenings for those who are high risk is the best way to detect an AAA.
College of Health Professions Dedicates Legacy Garden
10.27.2014
Oct. 23, 2014 | Nearly 200 laser-engraved bricks spread across a 2,000-square-foot courtyard were the centerpiece of the Legacy Garden dedicated Oct. 21 by the College of Health Professions.
Optical Shop Grand Reopening Oct. 27-31 at UAMS Jones Eye Institute
10.27.2014
LITTLE ROCK – A week of discounts, vision screenings, prizes, and trunk shows will be held Oct. 27-31 at the newly designed Optical Shop at the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Hands-on Practice Piques Interest in Orthopaedic Surgery
10.23.2014
Oct. 22, 2014 | “Our main goal is to expose them early to show them they can do it,” said Ruth Thomas, M.D., professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the UAMS Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Brain Surgery Brings New Lease on Life
10.23.2014
Oct. 22, 2014 | When Mary Grace Brockinton, of North Little Rock, went to her primary care doctor for severe headaches, she never imagined that a month later she would be having brain surgery.
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