December 9, 2018

The Conway Regional Health System board of directors has approved a $40 million bond issue to fund several projects over the next few years including construction of a 42,000-square-foot, three-story medical office building dedicated to women’s services.

December 10, 2018

A new study at UAMS is testing whether exercise for pregnant women with depression could become an evidence-based treatment and alternative to antidepressant medications.

The pilot study, supported by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, is the first to test exercise as a possible treatment option for depression during pregnancy.

Ten pregnant women with depression are needed for the study, which is led by Shona Ray-Griffith, MD, at the Women’s Mental Health Program in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute.

December 10, 2018

Patients at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) can now see their medical data on their iPhone using the Apple Health app, making it easier to monitor and track their health and progress toward wellness goals. UAMS is the first health care institution in Arkansas to partner with the popular Apple Health app.

December 10, 2018

Mellie Bridewell of Lake Village is one of 15 healthcare leaders across the nation to get selected to participate in the 2019 Rural Health Fellows program through the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).

December 11, 2018

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has  received a $1.5 million gift from the estate of Carl R. Stout to create the R. Louise Stout Simmons, MD, Endowed Scholarship in the College of Medicine, which is the first full-tuition scholarship endowment in UAMS’ history.