A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team will use a National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant to study promising new ways to improve the effectiveness of a common cancer treatment for patients lacking beneficial gut bacteria.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) broke ground today on an expanded Radiation Oncology Center, which will be home to Arkansas’ first Proton Center.
By Amy Widner The Radiation Oncology Residency program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. When efforts to launch the program began in 2017, there was no residency training for radiation oncology in the state, and Arkansas was one of the […]
By Linda Haymes Radiation oncologist Leslie Harrell, D.O., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and sees patients at the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center. She also serves as a professor in UAMS College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology. Harrell, who previously served as a radiation oncologist in Oklahoma City, specializes in […]
Faraz Kalantari, Ph.D., has joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Kalantari received a bachelor’s degree in atomic and molecular physics at Kharazmi University in Iran in 2004 and a master’s degree in medical physics in 2007 at Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran, where he later earned his doctorate in […]
By Susan Van Dusen Transforming something frightening into something inspiring isn’t an easy task. But that’s exactly what students at Central Arkansas Christian (CAC) School set out to do for patients undergoing treatment at the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center. “I love the idea of being able to inspire the patients and bring a little bit […]
Artwork produced by local high school students will be on display at the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center. The project, Paint over Pain, aims to lift patients’ spirits by bringing beauty to a frightening part of treatment: radiation masks. Radiation masks immobilize patients during treatment by holding their head and neck in place for precise radiation […]
George Crocker is up to just about any challenge. A retired Army lieutenant general, Crocker spent the good part of his life defending his country both at home and abroad. From two tours in Vietnam to serving as commander at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington, Crocker made a lasting mark through his distinguished military service. […]
Mausam Patel, M.D. 2018 Resident We are exited to announce that Mausam Patel will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology Residency Program. Mausam will be the first Radiation Oncology resident in Arkansas. He will be joining us in mid-June 2018.
Arpan V. Prabhu 2019 Resident We are excited to announce that Arpan Prabhu, a current fourth-year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology residency program at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in July of 2019. Prior to matriculating into the […]