February 5, 2019

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University has hired Kristin Cohen, PhD, as assistant dean of student administration and Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, as assistant dean of research. The announcement was made by Dean Shane Speights, DO.

February 5, 2019

The Arkansas SAVES telemedicine stroke program, led by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named one of three national finalists for the 2019 Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health.

Founded in 2008 by UAMS’ Curtis Lowery, MD, the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) program links patients in rural emergency rooms to remote neurologists through interactive video to diagnose and treat stroke.

February 5, 2019

The 15th Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo, presented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will celebrate Black History Month by bringing together the community for a day of health education, business empowerment, entertainment and shopping.

The expo is scheduled Feb. 23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Admission is free.

The UAMS MammoVan mobile mammography unit will be on hand to provide mammograms. To make an appointment or determine if you qualify for services, call (800) 259-8794.

February 5, 2019

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM at A-State) is now accepting applications for its annual summer program, “Project H.E.A.R.T.” (Health Education Advocacy Reflection and Training), which will be held on the A-State campus from June 11-14. 

Project H.E.A.R.T. is a four-day/three-night residential camp intended to further NYITCOM at A-State’s mission to develop Arkansans for service in the Delta Region.  There is no cost to the student.

January 28, 2019

Andrea Woods, JD, is the new chair of Conway Regional Board of Directors.