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May 28, 2020

UAMS Bone Researcher Provides Expert Commentary on Controversial Reversal of Long-Held Theory

Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., in file photo from 2017 award ceremony

The latest issue of PLOS Genetics includes two publications that challenge the basic assumptions behind 24 years of bone and metabolism research, and given the magnitude of the potential paradigm shift, the editors turned to Stavros C. Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide expert commentary and context.


Cell Phone App Reduced Depression, Anxiety, UAMS Study Finds

Carolyn Greene, Ph.D. talking at podium in file photo

A cell phone app designed to treat depression showed a dramatic reduction in symptoms compared to those who relied on other methods or received no treatment at all, according to a recent University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) study.


May 21, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Please join us in welcoming these recent additions to the UAMS College of Medicine faculty.


Graduating College of Medicine Class Breaks Tradition, Makes History

Stage with Zoom screen in background showing student and family

When the UAMS College of Medicine held the first virtual Honors Convocation in its 141-year history for the Class of 2020, the faculty balanced this departure from tradition with an extra dose of symbolism.


UAMS M.D./M.P.H. Graduate Receives Prestigious U.S. Public Health Service Award

Award presentation

Amy James, M.D., M.P.H., a 2020 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received an Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee.


May 19, 2020

UAMS First in Arkansas to Use ExcelsiusGPS for Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery

Surgeons in operating room

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center is the first hospital in Arkansas to operate with the ExcelsiusGPS robotic spine navigation system that helps improve accuracy and reduce the invasiveness of spinal surgery.


May 7, 2020

UAMS Radiation Oncologist Awarded $1.86 Million National Cancer Institute Grant

Researcher in Cancer Institute at UAMS

A five-year grant of more than $1.86 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will fund research aimed at reducing long-term neurological damage caused by a common cancer treatment regimen.


May 1, 2020

UAMS-Based Regional Telehealth Resource Center Awarded $825,000 to Support Health Care Providers in COVID-19 Fight

Two UAMS staff and three visitors

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received $825,000 in federal funding to expand digital health education and support for health care providers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.


April 30, 2020

10th Annual Dean’s Honor Awards Recognize Outstanding UAMS College of Medicine Faculty and Staff

Dr. Bradsher in classroom

APRIL 30, 2020 | The UAMS College of Medicine today announced its 10th annual Dean’s Honor Awards, recognizing exemplary faculty and staff for their work in education, research and clinical care as well as humanism and service to the college and its mission in Arkansas.


April 29, 2020

Baptist Health-UAMS Family Medicine Residency Program Receives Full 10-Year Accreditation

Baptist-UAMS Family Medicine residents

The Baptist Health-UAMS Family Medicine Residency program has received a full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).



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