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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.
UAMS/UALR-Developed Clot Buster Device Helps in Stroke Treatment
Aug. 12, 2014 | A new device developed by a physician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and a researcher at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) could soon be available to treat stroke more effectively.
Donation to UAMS Funds Acquisition of New Neurosurgical Robot
LITTLE ROCK – Through a donation of $402,000 by the late Edwin “Brad” Bradberry, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center recently purchased a neurosurgical robot, ROSA, to be used in stereotactic procedures for epilepsy and oncology.
UAMS Approved for Nearly $2.1M for Study to Aid Marshallese with Diabetes
FAYETTEVILLE —A research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been approved for nearly $2.1 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how to improve diabetes self-management in the Marshallese community of northwest Arkansas.
U.S. News Ranks UAMS College of Medicine Second Most Popular School to Attend
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) ranks second nationally among medical schools in the percentage of first-year students who are accepted and ultimately choose to enroll, according to U.S. News and World Report.
College of Nursing Graduates Achieve Top Pass Rate in State
LITTLE ROCK – Recent graduates of the baccalaureate degree (BSN) program in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing recorded the highest pass rate of any Arkansas nursing college on the Registered Nurse (RN) National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
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