Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Ruth Thomas, M.D., Receives Inaugural National Women’s Leadership Award

    Dr. Ruth Thomas receives award

    Orthopaedic surgeon Ruth Thomas, M.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received the inaugural Women’s Leadership Award from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. The award was established by the society’s Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation to recognize current and future female leaders in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery outside…

  • White Coats Mark Beginning of Medical School Journey for College of Medicine Class of 2022

    Medical students seated, holding copies of oath

    As Linda L.M. Worley, M.D., began her keynote address at the White Coat Ceremony for the UAMS College of Medicine Class of 2022, she said she felt like she was officiating a wedding. It was a fitting comparison, as the annual ceremony is steeped in tradition and emotion. Before a crowd of their family and…

  • UAMS Researcher Receives $2.1 Million Grant To Determine Best Nutrition for Military Combat, Training

    Arny Ferrando, Ph.D.

    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Arny Ferrando, Ph.D., recently received $2.1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to determine the best possible nutrition for military personnel engaged in combat and combat training. “UAMS and its scientists like Arny Ferrando continue to demonstrate how the university is leading in research that promises not…