December 5, 2019

UAMS Researcher and Leader Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., Named ARA Scholar

Group having conversation

UAMS’ Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., an internationally known leader in bone research, was named an Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Scholar at a Dec. 5 news conference at the State Capitol.


November 26, 2019

José R. Romero, M.D., Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

José R. Romero, M.D.

José R. Romero, M.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


November 25, 2019

UAMS’ Female Orthopaedic Surgeons Pay it Forward

Instructor with students

Thirty-five high school girls from across Arkansas spent a recent Saturday at UAMS wielding power tools. They drilled, sawed and hammered simulated bones (sawbones) in sessions that included casting, suturing, and repairing broken bones, torn knee ligaments and rotator cuffs.


November 19, 2019

Recent Faculty Appointments – November 2019

Dr. Sacha McBain

Welcome some of the UAMS College of Medicine’s newest faculty members.


November 18, 2019

Gregory Albert, M.D., M.P.H., Invested in Pediatric Neurosurgery Endowed Chair at ACH

3 people on stage at investiture

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) celebrated the investiture of Gregory Albert, MD, MPH, FAANS, FACS, FAAP as recipient and steward of the Lee and Bob Cress Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery on Tuesday, November 12, on the campus of ACH.


November 15, 2019

Caucus Celebrates 30 Years of Women Faculty in Research

Dr. Davidson and an attendee at poster

The Women’s Faculty Development Caucus celebrated 30 years by turning a spotlight on women in research at UAMS, while also setting new goals to ensure that progress continues.


November 13, 2019

UAMS Scientist Shows Brain Sugar Malfunction in Alzheimer’s, Gains National Attention

Scientist in lab

Steven Barger, Ph.D. — a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) — has entered the national spotlight for showing how the mechanism that brings sugar to the brain malfunctions in people with Alzheimer’s disease, highlighting a potential target for treatment.


October 30, 2019

Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., Invested in Chair in Sciences Basic to Medicine

Dr. Smeltzer with 4 others

Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Oct. 28 in the Chair in Sciences Basic to Medicine.


October 29, 2019

UAMS’ Simon Mears Inducted into Prestigious Hip Society

Simon Mears, M.D., Ph.D.

Simon Mears, M.D., Ph.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has been inducted into The Hip Society, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint.


October 24, 2019

Recent Faculty Appointments

Dr. David Nagy

Welcome some of the UAMS College of Medicine’s newest faculty members.


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