February 14, 2020

First UAMS TEDx Talks Generate Excitement, Appreciation

COM Faculty poses with TEDx letters

Nearly 200 people in the audience and another 100 people at simulcast locations eagerly awaited the 10 Team UAMS members who took the stage to tackle a wide variety of issues including physician burnout, mental health, abuse, the power of social media in medicine and more.

February 13, 2020

Scott Dickson, M.D., Invested in Endowed Chair in Primary Care

Group of leaders on stage

Scott Dickson, M.D., residency program director for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northeast Regional Campus, was invested Feb. 6 in the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, George K. Mitchell, M.D., Endowed Chair in Primary Care.

February 7, 2020

Proteomics Symposium Draws Leaders from Across the Country

Workshop participants

The fourth annual Proteomics Facility Staff Symposium on Jan. 29-30 at UAMS brought together 30 proteomics core directors and staff members to learn how best to operate and maintain these facilities at their institutions.

UAMS Launches New Online Literary Journal

Medicine & Meaning (logo)

Medicine and Meaning, a new UAMS literary journal featuring works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and images, was launched Feb. 4 to foster creativity, imagination and the arts throughout the academic medical center and the UAMS Health system.

February 4, 2020

Research at UAMS Shows Potential to Reduce Chemo-related Heart Damage

Valentina Todorova, Ph.D., in her lab

A team led by UAMS cancer researcher Valentina Todorova, Ph.D., has demonstrated the potential to prevent chemotherapy-induced heart damage without reducing the treatment’s effectiveness.

January 30, 2020

Students Receive Exams, Glasses from UAMS Volunteers on MLK Day

Medical student and a young patient

More than 120 students from Little Rock and the surrounding area got a late Christmas present from volunteers at UAMS on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: the gift of clearer vision.

January 28, 2020

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D., Named Assistant Dean for Faculty Assessment and Evaluation in UAMS College of Medicine

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D.

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D., a leader in program evaluation and faculty assessment and development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named assistant dean for faculty assessment and evaluation in the UAMS College of Medicine.

Daniel Voth, Ph.D., Named Chair of Microbiology and Immunology in UAMS College of Medicine

Daniel Voth, Ph.D.

Daniel E. Voth, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

January 27, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Dr. Destiny Chau

Join us in welcoming these recent additions to the College of Medicine faculty.

Paul H. Phillips, M.D., Named Chair of Ophthalmology and Director of Jones Eye Institute at UAMS

portrait - Dr. Paul Phillips

Paul H. Phillips, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine and director of the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

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