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Public Invited to Open House Sept. 13 for UAMS Neighborhood Clinic on Rahling Road
LITTLE ROCK — The public is invited to an open house celebrating the opening of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) new Neighborhood Clinic on Rahling Road in west Little Rock from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 13.
Research Study Using ADHD Drugs to Treat Addiction
LITTLE ROCK – A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers are studying the potential of two drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in helping addicts overcome their dependence on methamphetamine.
James Andrews to Speak at UAMS
LITTLE ROCK — World-renowned sports surgeon James R. Andrews, M.D., of Gulf Breeze, Fla. and Birmingham, Ala., will be the featured speaker at the 30th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum, to be held Sept. 5 at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
UAMS Myeloma Institute Director Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., Named ARA Scholar
Aug. 27, 2014 | Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., director of the University of Arkansas  for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, was named an Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Scholar at a news conference today at the State Capitol.
Makeovers Uplift Cancer Patients in UAMS Hospital
Aug. 28, 2014 | “I’ve never had a makeover before,” said Marcia Sweatt, as a specially trained cosmetologist applied blush to her cheeks. “This was such a surprise.”
Barone Named to FDA Panel on Tobacco
Aug. 20, 2014 | Claudia Barone, Ed.D., A.P.R.N., a professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has become the first nurse appointed to the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
UAMS Med Student From Gurdon Awarded $10,000 to Choose Primary Care
Aug. 15, 2014 | Sarah Franklin of Gurdon, Ark., has been named the first recipient of the Arkansas Mutual Medical Student Award, a scholarship for third-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) who want to practice primary care in rural Arkansas.
Patients Find Relief from Chronic Pain through New Device
Aug. 15, 2014 | Chronic pain had diminished the lives of both Steve Moore and Tony Yocom. Protégé, a new neurostimulation system implanted during surgery at UAMS, has given some of that life back.
Man Champions Flu Shot After Two Months in ICU
Aug. 20, 2014| Looking at Josh Jones today, it would not be easy to guess that he nearly died less than a year ago from a very severe case of H1N1 flu.
UAMS Neurosurgeon First in Arkansas to Implant New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device to Alleviate Chronic Pain
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Erika Petersen, M.D., recently became the first neurosurgeon in Arkansas to implant in a patient the Protégé IPG device, the world’s first and only neurostimulation system that can be updated through software rather than surgery.
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