August 23, 2017

Barnes Honors Mentor, Longtime Nurse by Donating $75,000 for Scholarships

Aug. 23, 2017 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., has made a distinguished career as an orthopaedic surgeon with the support of a kindly mentor and a dedicated nurse. Now, he’s paying it forward: spreading $75,000 across two scholarships, each honoring their contributions. Barnes donated $37,500, matched by UAMS for a total of $75,000, towards the Blackwell-Barnes…


August 15, 2017

Mehtas Give $50,000 to Create Internal Medicine Lectureship

July 27, 2017 | Together, the husband-and-wife physician team of Jawahar L. “Jay” Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., and Paulette Mehta, M.D., have done much to drive the mission of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) through cutting-edge research and outstanding patient care. Now, they’re looking even farther ahead: the Mehtas have given $50,000, matched…


August 9, 2017

UAMS One of Eight Selected Nationally for Home-Based Primary Care Education Program

Doctor and family member with patient

Aug. 9, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently was chosen by the Home-Centered Care Institute as one of eight Centers of Excellence for its Home-Based Primary Care program, a first-of-its-kind program designed to make high-quality, home-based primary care a more common practice across the United States. The institute’s program aims…


August 8, 2017

UAMS College of Medicine Appoints Drs. Charlotte Hobbs and Richard P. Morrison to Research Leadership Posts

Aug. 8, 2017 | Charlotte Hobbs, M.D., Ph.D., has been named executive associate dean for clinical and translational research and Richard P. Morrison, Ph.D., has been named executive associate dean for research in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Hobbs, previously executive associate dean for research, is a professor…


August 7, 2017

Welcome Class of 2021!

Welcome College of Medicine Class of 2021! Incoming medical student freshmen recently started the newest part of their career path. The next four years are some of the most challenging and rewarding journeys they will take in their lives.  The UAMS College of Medicine is proud of our incoming students and excited about the impact…


August 4, 2017

UAMS Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant to Study Regulation of Emotion

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently received a $422,610 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the mechanisms of control of emotional responses of men and women using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Keith Bush, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of…


Undergrads Practice ‘Dialogue of Science’ at Summer Research Symposium

Aug. 1, 2017 | Undergraduate scientists from across Arkansas wore buttons provided by the UAMS Graduate School that said “Ask Me about My Research” July 26 at the Central Arkansas Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. “Talking about science should be like talking about the weather. It should come that naturally,” said Grover P. Miller, Ph.D., professor…


July 27, 2017

Lee Archer, M.D., Named Chair of Department of Neurology

July 27, 2017 | Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Aug. 1. Archer, who has lead the department on an interim basis since July 2016, has served on the UAMS faculty for more…


July 25, 2017

Rick Barr, M.D., Joins UAMS as Chair of Department of Pediatrics

July 25, 2017 | Frederick “Rick” E. Barr, M.D., will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Pediatrics and associate dean for child health in the UAMS College of Medicine, as well as pediatrician-in-chief for Arkansas Children’s, effective Oct. 1. “Dr. Barr epitomizes the leader we have been…


July 24, 2017

A New Champion for Children

Brian Reemtsen, M.D., to Lead Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s and UAMS July 24, 2017 | There’s a new Champion for Children in Arkansas. Nationally renowned pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Brian Reemtsen, M.D., of Mattel Children’s Hospital and the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, has been named director of the Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s…


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