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College of Medicine Holds Dean’s Honor Day
April 23, 2014 | The UAMS College of Medicine paid tribute to internationally known otolaryngology leader James Y. Suen, M.D., for his 40 years of service and celebrated the accomplishments of many other faculty, staff and alumni at its fourth annual Dean’s Honor Day on April 15.
Internationally Known Multiple Myeloma Expert Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., Coming to Lead UAMS Myeloma Institute
April 22, 2014 | World-renowned multiple myeloma researcher and clinician Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., today was named director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy (MIRT).
Super Bowl Champ Visits Cancer Institute Patients
April 21, 2014 | Defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Super Bowl XLVIII champion Clinton McDonald learned that he has something in common with UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute patients when he paid them a visit last week — they are fighters.
UAMS Chancellor’s Circle Awards 10 Grants to New Programs
April 11, 2014 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D. awarded 10 grants to UAMS programs at the annual Chancellor’s Circle Awards Reception, including one named in honor of longtime fundraiser Sue Williamson.
Expanding the Classroom to the Community
Students across the UAMS College of Health Professions are finding community service is an integral part of their education.
Alumni and Giving Profile: Craig Gilliam, '78 College of Health Professions
“UAMS prepared me well for a career — I don’t think I realized how well until I got out of school and started working,” says Craig Gilliam.

Public, Private Collaboration Supports Physical Therapy Program, Internal Medicine Residency at UAMS Northwest
LITTLE ROCK – A public and private collaboration was announced today to help fund a physical therapy academic program, an internal medicine residency and related programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest campus in Fayetteville.
UAMS, Arkansas Mutual Team Up to Annually Award Primary Care Student $10,000
LITTLE ROCK – An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.
UAMS First in State with Ultra-Rapid Diagnostic Device and Automation Tool
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently became the first hospital in Arkansas to acquire a breakthrough device that can identify microorganisms in a fraction of the time and cost of conventional diagnostic methods.
AR SAVES, UAMS Physicians Help 500th Stroke Patient Through Statewide Network
LITTLE ROCK – Dustin Martinez’s truck crashed through a mailbox, three culverts and hit a tree before he found himself in a hospital as the 500th stroke patient to receive a powerful blood-thinner through the AR SAVES stroke network.
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RockStar Lounge
Saturday, April 26
Join Little Rock’s hottest rock ’n roll party at Rock Town Distillery!
Tickets are $50
Benefits cancer research at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Hosted by the Cancer Institute Foundation’s Envoys advocacy group
Chaired by Hatim Smouni and Alex Ifrah

Julep Cup Jaunt
Saturday, May 3, 2014
4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Race Time 5 p.m. CST)
Arkansas' Premiere Kentucky Derby Watch Party
Silent Auction, Live Music & Hat Contest
Tickets are $40

14th Annual Paul Dunn Golf Classic
Monday, May 19
Four-person scramble
Maumelle Country Club

Help find a cure for ALS!
Register Your Team

3rd Annual Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas Luncheon
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Arkansas Governor's Mansion
Honoring: Samantha McKelvey Teeter, M.D.

13th Annual Village Walk for Cancer Research
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Hot Springs Village

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