June 10, 2019

Cam Patterson, MD, MBA, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested as the third recipient of the Harry P. Ward Chancellor’s Distinguished Chair.

June 10, 2019

CHI St. Vincent has appointed Megan Roberts as director of orthopedics for CHI St. Vincent Infirmary. In this newly created administrative role, Roberts will align timely resources and solutions to support CHI St. Vincent’s orthopedic patients, nurses, and physicians to ensure they receive the highest possible quality of care.

June 10, 2019

Results from the Northwest Arkansas Community Health Survey indicate residents in the four-county area are most concerned about health issues related to obesity, diabetes, and mental health. Respondents ranked these issues as more important than drug use, cancer, aging problems, and child abuse/neglect.

June 10, 2019

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine - Arkansas Student Doctor Tyler King has been selected to participate in the 2020 Osteopathic Health Policy Internship Program in Washington, D.C. The program is led by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), and King was one of three student doctors chosen from a competitive pool of applicants from across the country.

June 10, 2019

Brian E. Gittens, EdD, MPA, has been named vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Gittens succeeds Billy Thomas, MD, MPH, a neonatologist in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, who was named UAMS’ first vice chancellor for diversity in 2011.