Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Hearts2Soles Provides Free Foot Exam, Shoes to Local Homeless

    Ruth Thomas, M.D., working on a patient’s foot

    Dec. 11, 2017 | Her youngest daughter, Cheyenne, covets new shoes like most 10-year-old children; her oldest child, 13-year-old Sequoia, continues to hit growth spurts every few months making new shoes a necessity; and she, 35-year-old Virginia Duck, has worn through the soles from her current pair of shoes. Those circumstances made the annual Hearts2Soles…

  • Dementia Update Educates Health Care Professionals, Caregivers

    yketsos, M.D., left, visits with Mark Pippenger

    Dec. 12, 2017 | If nothing improves in dementia care in the next three decades, then by 2050 taking care of people with dementia will cost $1 trillion annually in the United States, a guest speaker warned Dec. 2 during the Dementia Update conference at UAMS. Lyketsos, M.D., left, visits with Mark Pippenger, M.D., whose…

  • UAMS’ C. Lowry Barnes: Trinidad Trip ‘Very Rewarding’

    Dr. Barnes with patient in Trinidad

    The procedure itself was nothing out of the ordinary for a seasoned orthopaedic surgeon like C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., but the response he received from the patient will always be a special memory for him. In the middle of a medical mission trip to Trinidad, Barnes had just helped a middle-aged woman move her hip…