October 8, 2018

Gloria Richard-Davis, MD, a fertility and reproductive specialist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was the Scientific Program Committee chair at the 2018 annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) that met recently in San Diego.

October 8, 2018

AFMC has received a grant award totaling $1,902,095 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration. The five-year project, entitled Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Training Primary Care Champions, will train at least 20 healthcare professionals in leadership, team-based healthcare, practice transformation to value-based care, and expanded use of trauma-informed care.

October 8, 2018

Over a 24-hour period beginning early Oct. 2, and ending in the wee hours of Oct. 3, the foundation for UAMS received more than $500,000 for the state’s only health sciences university in response to the second annual UAMS Day of Giving fundraising campaign.

Donations were still being counted when the total hit $518,000.

October 8, 2018

Frits van Rhee, MD, PhD, a myeloma researcher and clinician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was lead author on a recently published paper that for the first time establishes treatment guidelines for patients with a form of Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues

October 8, 2018

Halloween and all of its candy aren’t exactly a celebration of good dental health. But this year, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is planning to help some trick-or-treaters keep their smiles shiny and bright.

UAMS will be providing free fluoride varnish applications to children at Boo at the Zoo from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 24 and 25 in Café Africa. UAMS students will be on hand to quiz participants on “oral health trivia” as they wait in line.