After a thorough national search that brought in five candidates from around the country for in-person interviews, David Spiro, M.D., M.P.H., will serve as our new Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology Section Chief.
The inaugural ACRI Research Week was held May 15-19, 2023. UAMS pediatric residents had the opportunity to share their research during the ACRI Poster Symposium and network with the amazing researchers we have on campus! The invited scholar, Dr. Ashish Kumar gave an engaging and informative presentation on BRAF to the Future: Targeted Therapies for Histiocytic […]
Dr. Eudice Fontenot has won the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery (SOCCS) Maria Serratto Master Educator Award. This award is given to a recognized master teacher who has throughout their career distinguished themselves as a gifted and dedicated teacher and mentor. The award description is as follows: […]
Dr. Stacie Jones is a co-author and site primary investigator (PI) at the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute (ACRI) for a phase 3 trial of epicutaneous immunotherapy in toddlers with peanut allergy. The abstract for the findings states, “No approved treatment for peanut allergy exists for children younger than 4 years of age, and the efficacy […]
More than 40 total faculty, administrators and fellows attended the 2023 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting on behalf of ACH and the Department of Pediatrics.
A volunteer “pit crew” of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residents, Pediatrics PM&R faculty members and a medical student recently teamed up with faculty and students at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to build modified toy vehicles for children with significant mobility impairment. The “Go Baby Go” event, hosted by UCA in partnership with […]
Kendall Stanford, M.D. has been named a 2022 recipient of the Ruth Olive Beall Award, presented to faculty who consistently display the four Arkansas Children’s values of Compassion, Teamwork, Safety and Excellence. Dr. Stanford was nominated by, April Clawson, M.D., who describes Stanford as being helpful, going above and beyond in comforting and reassuring patients, […]
The Southern Regional Meeting (SRM) is a combined conference sponsored by the Southern Society of Clinical Investigation and its partner entities — the Southern Society of General Internal Medicine (SSGIM), the Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR) and the Southern region of the American Pediatric Association and jointly presented by the Tulane Univesity Health Sciences […]
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.
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 […]