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Painting Honors Lana Rahn for Arts Council Work
Oct. 16, 2014 | Bright yellows, greens and blues decorate the canvass of a painting donated recently to UAMS Medical Center in honor of Lana Rahn for her leadership in bringing the arts to UAMS to comfort patients, families and employees.
Day of Remembrance Bonds Those Who Share Losses
Oct. 17, 2014 | A searchlight cast into the chilly, clear October sky served not only as a reminder of those being honored by the National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Wave of Light Vigil, but as a symbol of what many in attendance sought: a ray of light.
Tiny Hands Monster Bash Costume Party to Benefit UAMS Family Home, Neonatal Intensive Care
LITTLE ROCK – Grab your favorite ghoul and scare up some fun at the Tiny Hands Monster Bash. The costume party fundraiser is scheduled for 7-11:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Next Level Events, located at 1400 W. Markham St. in Little Rock’s Union Station.

Bush Named Project Director of Tri-State Telehealth Center
LITTLE ROCK — Erin Bush, R.N. has been named director of the South Central Telehealth Resource Center, part of the Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and one of only 12 such telehealth resource centers in the United States.
Free Legal Assistance Event for Cancer Patients and Survivors Oct. 22
LITTLE ROCK – Anyone in cancer treatment or who has completed treatment is invited to receive free legal assistance on important personal documents at an upcoming event.
Center for Distance Health Hosts Delta Group
Oct. 15, 2014 | A group of 60 people from eight states visited UAMS and its Center for Distance Health on Sept. 10 to learn about the impact of UAMS’ telemedicine program across Arkansas.
Young Cancer Patient Brings Smiles
Oct. 14, 2014 | Keagan Provost runs almost everywhere he goes. And if he’s not running, the 4-year-old walks quickly with his head held high wearing a wide grin.
UAMS-Developed Medical Device for Monitoring Uterine Contractions Goes to Market
LITTLE ROCK – An inexpensive, disposable external medical device created and developed by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) professors can now be bought and used by clinicians to monitor contractions in pregnant women.
Partners in Care Conference Educates on End-of-Life Care
Oct. 10, 2014 | Teaching sessions from pain and symptom management to end of life care drew 175 hospice and palliative care professionals Oct. 2-3 to the third annual Partners in Care Conference, organized in part by UAMS.
Jorden Named Vice Chancellor for Information Techology and Chief Information Officer
LITTLE ROCK — Rhonda Jorden, a 27-year veteran of information technology, has been named vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
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