Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • UAMS Fights Opioid Epidemic on All Fronts

    Illustration showing pills over a US map

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is attacking the nationwide opioid epidemic on multiple fronts that have produced new research and treatment options for patients and health care providers across Arkansas and beyond. “As the state’s only health sciences university, UAMS is uniquely positioned to address this issue head on for the betterment…

  • Baileys Give $150,000 to Create Distinguished Otology Lectureship


    Sharon and H.A. Ted Bailey, M.D., members of the Society of the Double Helix, have been steadfast supporters of UAMS for decades, particularly when it comes to education. So it’s only fitting that the Baileys chose to continue that tradition by establishing a distinguished otology lectureship with a gift of $150,000. The Sharon and Dr.…

  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Earns Highest Accreditation Level

    Bashir Shibabuddin, M.D.

    The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been accredited with the highest designation available from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The Level 4 accreditation means that UAMS is capable of performing the most complex surgeries for the treatment of epilepsy. The accreditation is valid through December 2019.…