December 17, 2019

Recent Faculty Appointments

Dr. Tomoko Tanaka

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


December 16, 2019

Society of Toxicology Awards UAMS’ Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D., Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award

Dr. Shuk-Mei Ho on stairs in UAMS Cancer Institute

Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D. — vice chancellor for research and innovation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) — has won the Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award from the Society of Toxicology, an internationally recognized professional organization.


December 11, 2019

Laura Hutchins, M.D., Honored as Dean’s Distinguished Scholar

Dr. Hutchins and Dr. Westfall with award

When a young Laura Hutchins’ mom encouraged her to get a part-time job, she found one in a clinical lab not far from her parents’ dairy farm in northeastern Mississippi. It didn’t take long for the teenager to realize that lab work was more stimulating than cleaning barns. It also was quickly apparent to her colleagues that Hutchins had a knack for health care.


December 10, 2019

UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Names New Staff

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Two UAMS faculty and an additional existing staff member have taken new positions within the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


UAMS College of Medicine Announces First Annual Clinical Excellence Awards

Dr. Ashley Ross

The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced the recipients of its first annual Clinical Excellence Awards for faculty physicians on Dec. 10.


December 5, 2019

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

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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.


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