October 22, 2019

Local Physicians Bringing UAMS Orthopaedics to Northwest Arkansas

Drs. Songy, Cox and Ylanan

By partnering with local physicians, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is expanding UAMS Orthopaedics to Northwest Arkansas. In January 2020, the Shoulder Center of Arkansas in Fayetteville and its therapy partner, 201–train-recover-move, in Fayetteville and Rogers will become part of the statewide UAMS Health system.

October 21, 2019

Flanigan-Boop Lecturer: Anatomy Research Benefits Patients


Despite all the centuries physicians have studied the human body, its anatomy still has secrets to reveal that can improve the treatment of patients and their health outcomes, said R. Shane Tubbs, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and cell biology, and director of surgical anatomy at Tulane University in New Orleans.

October 18, 2019

UAMS Research into Baby Biomechanics Shows Issues with Infant Inclined Sleepers

Erin Mannen, Ph.D.

Groundbreaking research on inclined sleep products for infants by Erin Mannen, Ph.D., a baby biomechanics expert and mechanical engineer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was made public Wednesday as part of a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation into their safety and related rulemaking.

October 17, 2019

UAMS Researcher Pinpoints Immune System Cause for Autism Subtype

Dr. Terry Harville in lab

Researcher Terry Harville, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has published a major study that for the first time links autism spectrum disorder to a specific genetic variation affecting the immune system.

October 16, 2019

Arabinda Choudhary, M.D., MBA, Invested in Ernest J. Ferris, M.D. Chair in Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Ferris and Dr. Choudhary

Arabinda K. Choudhary, M.D., MBA, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Oct. 14 in the Ernest J. Ferris, M.D. Chair in Diagnostic Radiology.

October 11, 2019

J.D. Day, M.D., Invested in Robert Watson, M.D., Chair in Neurological Surgery

Group on stage

J.D. Day, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in skull base surgery and specialist in Gamma Knife surgery and vascular disorders of the brain and skull base at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Oct. 10 in the Robert Watson, M.D., Chair in Neurological Surgery.

October 8, 2019

Research Collaboration Crosses Basic Science, Clinical Boundaries

3 UAMS Scientists in Cancer Institute

Biomedical research does not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, scientists must work together by combining resources and ideas in new and innovative ways.

October 4, 2019

Jia Liu, Ph.D., Honored as Community Champion, Receives $10,000

Group holding large check facsimile

It’s been a time of accolades for UAMS researcher Jia Liu, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

October 3, 2019

College of Medicine Students Get into Spirit at Academic House Olympics

Students with house props

Medical school isn’t always about books and biology. Sometimes it’s about Baggo and bragging rights.

October 2, 2019

Vigil Honors Groundbreaking Life, Career of Dr. Edith Irby Jones

Group of people holding candles outside of UAMS at night

Dozens of UAMS faculty, staff and students gathered outside the Medical Center on a mercifully cool and clear evening for a vigil by the Edith Irby Jones, M.D., chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) to honor its namesake, who died July 15.

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