The American Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology’s (ASPHO) Vascular Anomalies Special Interest Group’s annual conference was hosted in Little Rock by the Arkansas Children’s Hem/Onc Division. Physicians from more than 50 medical institutions attended. Institutions represented at the conference included: Advocate Children’s Hospital Akron Children’s Hospital Atrium Health Wake Forest Boston Children’s Hospital CaRAVAN […]
Congratulations to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Bill Steinbach, M.D., for receiving a new NIH R01 award. The seven-year multicenter study, “Short Course Versus Standard Course Antifungal Therapy for Pediatric Candidemia,” is been funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for $9,705,533. This is a multi-PI grant […]
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine appointed Jessica Snowden, M.D., vice dean for research, effective July 1. Snowden joined the DOP in 2018, became the Vice Chair for Research in 2019 and subsequently the Section Chief for Infectious Diseases in 2020. Snowden is a nationally recognized expert in pediatric infectious diseases […]
CureDuchenne, a global non-profit organization, hosted an informational workshop at the Little Rock Marriott about improving the lives of people living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
According to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), Arkansas is among the fastest-growing states in the nation. Key factors include a low cost of living and abundant job opportunities. Read the full report on the AEDC website.
A shout-out to 2022 College of Medicine graduate Dr. Win Lubana and incoming PGY1 Pediatrics resident Dr. Amy Eisenberg, along with Dr. Laura Hobart-Porter, Associate Professor of Developmental Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, on their poster presentation at the recent national meeting of the Academic Association of Physiatrists. Their research was titled “Late effects […]
Clinical informaticians from the departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics recently completed a two-year project to develop national electronic health record (EHR) system standards to improve care for pediatric patients.
A shout-out to Pediatric Pulmonology fellow Dr. Jordan Fett and the labs of Dr. John Carroll at Arkansas Children’s and Dr. Roy Morello in Physiology and Cell Biology on their new article in Physiological Reports.
William J. Steinbach, M.D., will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Pediatrics and associate dean for Child Health in the UAMS College of Medicine, as well as pediatrician-in-chief of Arkansas Children’s, effective Jan. 15, 2022.