April 17, 2017

For the first time in the history of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) student awards competition, students of the UAMS College of Pharmacy took home all four national awards for patient care and education.

They garnered the historic win March 27 in San Francisco during the APhA annual meeting.

April 17, 2017

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 on the sixth floor of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

Screenings are noninvasive, take about 10 minutes and are conducted by the UAMS Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of  surgical oncologist Mauricio Moreno, MD, and resident physician Juliana Bonilla Velez, MD.

April 17, 2017

CHI St. Vincent and UnitedHealthcare announced today they have now finalized the terms of an agreement to continue access for all UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual health plans to CHI St. Vincent hospitals, physicians and other services. The new contract also includes Medicare health plans, giving more members in the community access to CHI St. Vincent hospitals and physicians.

April 17, 2017

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Dan Rahn, MD, and Robert Hopkins Jr., MD, professor in the UAMS College of Medicine have joined an elite group of physicians awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.

April 17, 2017

Rachel Schichtl MS, RDN, CFCS was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year award by the Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Schichtl is an instructor and DPD director of nutrition in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas.