January 21, 2020

UAMS-Led Research Spurs Artistic Revelation

artistic-looking 3D rendering of a thrombus (clot)

It looks like something conjured by the imagination, or perhaps an other-worldly landscape. But an award-winning artistic image actually has roots in the laboratory and creative minds of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Brian Storrie, Ph.D., a professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and…


January 14, 2020

Jay K. Bhama, M.D., Joins UAMS as Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

Jay Bhama, M.D.

Jay K. Bhama, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a heart surgeon, professor and chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery.


January 13, 2020

Parents Club “Night at the Rep”

Parents Club members at an event

Please join the UAMS College of Medicine Parents Club on January 28, 2020, at The Arkansas Repertory Theater for an amazing evening as the club hosts a silent and live auction beginning at 5 pm. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served during the auction times and before curtain call at 7 pm.  We are…


January 9, 2020

UAMS Research Highlights Link Between PTSD from Combat, Thyroid Function

Dr. Maraka and Dr. Toloza with poster

Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have found a potential link between PTSD in combat veterans and changes in thyroid function.


J.L. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., Honored by Italian Society of Cardiology, University of Rome

Three men on stage during ceremony

By Amy Widner Cardiologist J.L. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., received multiple honors during a recent trip to Rome. Mehta is a distinguished professor of medicine and physiology and biophysics at UAMS and holds the Stebbins Chair in Cardiology in the UAMS College of Medicine. He gave an invited lecture at the 80th annual session of the Italian Society of Cardiology,…


December 27, 2019

Emergency Medicine Chair Rawle A. “Tony” Seupaul, M.D., Named Chief Clinical Officer at UAMS

Dr. Tony Seupaul

Rawle A. “Tony” Seupaul, M.D., has been named chief clinical officer for UAMS Medical Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). “Dr. Seupaul has been an exemplary head of our Emergency Medicine program for the past six years,” said Steppe Mette, M.D., senior vice chancellor for UAMS Health and UAMS Medical Center…


December 20, 2019

G. Thomas Frazier, M.D., Invested in Inaugural G. Thomas Frazier, M.D. Chair in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Group of people posing with Dr. Frazier

Thomas Frazier, M.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Dec. 19 in the inaugural G. Thomas Frazier, M.D. Chair in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.


Jones Eye Institute Celebrates 40-Year Career of John Shock, M.D.

Dr. Shock at podium, guests seated at tables

A standing-room-only crowd gathered Dec. 17, including members of the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute Advisory Board, to celebrate John Shock, M.D., and the 40 years he has given in service to UAMS.


December 19, 2019

UAMS’ Laura James, M.D., Named to National Research Leadership Panel

Dr. James and Dr. Zorn working at a table

Laura James, M.D., director of the UAMS Translational Research Institute, has been named to the national Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program Steering Committee.


December 18, 2019

UAMS Graduate Student Recognized for Research Publication

Dr. Tresor Mukiza

Tresor Mukiza, a graduating Ph.D. student at UAMS, received high honors for his first-author publication in the November issue of the journal Genetics.


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