August 14, 2017

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was recently chosen by the Home-Centered Care Institute as one of eight Centers of Excellence for its Home-Based Primary Care program, a first-of-its-kind program designed to make high-quality, home-based primary care a more common practice across the United States.

The institute’s program aims to train and expand the home-based primary care workforce of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants from the currently estimated 1,000 providers to 5,000 nationwide over the next five years.

August 14, 2017

Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA), in conjunction with the Arkansas Agriculture Department and Governor Hutchinson, is proud to recognize the important role of the state’s farmers in efforts to improve the health of Arkansans.

August 14, 2017

Love the Skin You're In: An All-Natural Approach to Skincare Workshop, slated Aug 25, will focus on ways to care for skin health through natural ingredients, face yoga (toning exercises for the face), face mapping (how to pinpoint the cause of troubled areas), and face massage (techniques to increase circulation). There will also be a guided meditation and acupuncture (or pressure for those who are uncomfortable with acupuncture needles) to guide participants in integrating relaxation into their daily routines.

August 7, 2017

Tom Roberts, MD, has joined Conway Regional Health System as medical director of a new sports medicine program, as part of the formation of the Conway Regional Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. In his role, and in partnership with other physicians on staff at Conway Regional, Dr. Roberts will help to oversee six full-time athletic trainers across Faulkner County.

August 7, 2017

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently received a $422,610 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the mechanisms of control of emotional responses of men and women, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).