Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • UAMS' Dr. Teresa Hudson Participates in Summit on America's Heartland

    Informal snapshot of Drs. Hudson and Chopra

    By Tim Taylor Teresa Hudson, Pharm.D., Ph.D., an associate professor and director of the Department of Psychiatry’s Division of Health Services Research, was among the guest speakers at the Heartland Summit, an assembly of some of the country’s top minds held Oct. 18-21 in Bentonville. Sponsored by the Walton Family Foundation, the assembly was organized…

  • UAMS Cancer Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Develop New Cancer Therapies

    Two researchers posing in a lab

    By Linda Haymes UAMS College of Medicine researchers have received a $604,208 grant to study how an abnormal protein found in ovarian cancer and some brain tumors helps tumors grow. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the three-year grant to Karen Abbott, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry…

  • G. Richard Smith, M.D., Named Chair of Psychiatry, PRI Director

    G Richard Smith

    By Tim Taylor Nov. 6, 2018 | LITTLE ROCK — G. Richard Smith, M.D., has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and director of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute. Smith served as chairman of the Department of Psychiatry from 2001…