June 12, 2017

Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Cyber Warfare, on June 27. Panelists will discuss the latest cyber threats, artificial intelligence, and ways to protect against computer hackers in the 21st century.

Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at a new location – Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Science Café is a relaxed opportunity for monthly exchanges with various experts. No reservations are needed, but seating is limited. Admission is free.

June 12, 2017

First Lady of Arkansas Susan Hutchinson assisted CARTI representatives in presenting scholarships to 18 pediatric cancer survivors from across the state at a special ceremony held May 31 at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. The 20th annual Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship Awards are valued at $3,500 each.

June 12, 2017

Pope L. Moseley, MD, dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was formally invested June 8 as the inaugural recipient of the Arkansas Medical Society Distinguished Dean’s Chair.

June 12, 2017

AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM) will be held June 25-27 at the Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave. in New Orleans. ARM is the largest national meeting of researchers and policy analysts who study how the health system works, what it costs, and how improvements can be made to the system.

June 5, 2017

Erick Messias, MD, PhD, MPH, has been appointed associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Messias is rejoining the UAMS faculty, and will also be an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, where he served in a number of leadership positions from 2010 to 2015.