Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Edith Irby Jones, M.D., Trailblazing Medical Pioneer, Passes Away at 91

    Edith Irby Jones graduation photo

    Edith Irby Jones, M.D., who became a pioneer when she enrolled at UAMS in 1948 as the first African American to enroll in an all-white medical school in the South, and who went on to a distinguished career as a doctor, educator and philanthropist, passed away on July 15. She was 91.

  • Jason Mizell, M.D., Featured on Doctors Unbound Podcast

    Jason Mizell, M.D.

    Most physicians have never taken a financial course. As a result, many make mistakes with money early in their career. Jason Mizell, M.D., of the Department of Surgery, realized this was a huge issue in the medical community and developed a Business and Medicine course from scratch. Perhaps one of the first of its kind,…

  • Researcher Receives Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from National Consortium

    UAMS researcher Tiffany Weinkopff, Ph.D., is pictured with Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, and Vice Chancellor for Research Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.

    UAMS researcher Tiffany Weinkopff, Ph.D., has received a 2019 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, sponsored by Oak Ridge Associated Universities, which recognizes promising new scientific careers and supports their development.