October 9, 2017

CARTI has named two new members to its senior management team, according to Adam Head, president and chief executive officer of the statewide network of cancer care providers.

Patti Moser has joined CARTI as vice president of medical oncology, while Jeremy Land will serve as vice president of radiation oncology.

October 9, 2017

The Chatrathi family of Clarksville, Md., has made a $50,000 gift to establish the Chatrathi Endowment for Innovations in Community Health at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus. The endowment will be used to support the Office of Community Health and Research at UAMS, and to further its health disparities programs in northwest Arkansas.

October 9, 2017

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin  join the Arkansas Children’s community to launch the Laboratory for Active Kids & Families at the Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center, 15 Children's Way on Arkansas Children's campus. The launch event takes place at 9 a.m., today, at the center.

Only the second of its kind in the nation, the child-focused lab will help researchers better understand the science of exercise, and how physical activity promotes health by observing children and pregnant mothers in fitness and physiology tests.

 

 

October 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 41st annual CARTI Auxiliary Festival of Trees, a four-day series of holiday events, which are scheduled for Nov. 15-18 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

October 9, 2017

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and Walgreens are working together to provide adult vaccinations Oct. 20 at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

From 9-11 a.m., on the second floor of the Reynolds Institute, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, adult vaccinations will be administered for flu and pneumonia. A TDap (tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough) booster vaccine will be offered, as well. Educational information on the importance of vaccinations will be distributed to patients.