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Patient, 88, Perseveres to Earn Graduate Degree
07.21.2014
July 18, 2014 | Shirley Pence, 88, has learned the open secret about aging: To be able to keep doing things, you need to keep doing things.
UAMS to Host Breastfeeding Symposium Aug. 8
07.21.2014
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites physicians, nurses, dieticians and other health care providers who support and promote breastfeeding to attend the Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition Symposium on Aug. 8, in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building on the UAMS campus.
Oncology On Canvas Art Exhibit on Display at UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
07.21.2014
LITTLE ROCK – Oncology On Canvas, an art exhibition honoring the journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis, is on display July 18-25 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. This free public exhibit, which is touring communities nationwide, will showcase about 75 pieces of art from the 2010 and 2012 Oncology On Canvas competitions.
Jansen Chosen for Leadership Role at UAMS Center for Healthcare Enhancement and Development
07.21.2014
LITTLE ROCK — Longtime family medicine physician Mark Jansen, M.D., has been selected as primary care medical director for the Center for Healthcare Enhancement and Development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
First Drug Discovery Colloquium Draws Researchers
07.21.2014
July 15, 2014 | The UAMS College of Pharmacy’s first Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium already has discovered success.
Dogs Sniffing Out Cancer
07.18.2014
LITTLE ROCK, AR - UAMS doctors and researchers getting ready to launch a program to train more dogs to sniff out cancer. They believe it's the first program of its kind.
She's Back! Mallory Brooks Returns from Maternity Leave
07.15.2014
Left to right: Mallory's physician, Dr. Paul Wendel with the UAMS Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department and obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Adam Sandlin, who delivered Grace Anne Brooks.

LITTLE ROCK, AR - She's back! Mallory Brooks returned to the set of KARK 4 Today this morning after five months away from the newsdesk.
Oncology On Canvas Art Exhibit on Display at UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
07.14.2014
LITTLE ROCK – Oncology On Canvas, an art exhibition honoring the journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis, is on display July 18-25 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. This free public exhibit, which is touring communities nationwide, will showcase about 75 pieces of art from the 2010 and 2012 Oncology On Canvas competitions.
C. Lowry Barnes Named Chair of UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery
07.14.2014
July 11, 2014 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., one of Arkansas’ and the region’s foremost joint replacement experts, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) effective August 1. He will hold the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Two UAMS Medical Students Committed to Primary Care Receive $20,000 Scholarships
07.14.2014
LITTLE ROCK – Two senior medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been awarded $20,000 scholarships earmarked for future physicians who are committed to improving access to primary care for Arkansans. 
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