November 29, 2018

Dr. Stacie Jones featured on CNN for Peanut Allergy Research

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The phenomenal work of Pediatrics Professor Dr. Stacie Jones into a promising experimental treatment for children with a life-threatening allergy to peanuts is drawing national and statewide media attention. Dr. Jones is a coauthor of a study published in the Nov. 22 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Check out this CNN story…


November 14, 2018

Recent Faculty Appointments – November 2018

Omar Salem

Omar Salem, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine. He received his medical degree from UAMS and completed his pediatric residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.       Becca Perin, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the…


November 4, 2018

Nov 20 – Faculty Development

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Topic: Professional Wellness Speaker(s): Puru Thapa, MD., Director of the UAMS Student Wellness Program Time: Noon to 1:00 pm When: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 Venue: Nabholz Hickman Conference Room, 4th floor, office building LUNCH is provided!!!  Faculty Development Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Upcoming sessions are at this link: https://pediatrics.uams.edu/education/office-of-education/fac-dev/


October 19, 2018

Recent Faculty Appointments – October 2018

Heather Bullard-Manbeck

Department of Pediatrics Markus Renno, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson and completed his residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Renno went on to complete his Master of Public…


October 4, 2018

Oct 16 – Faculty Development

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Topic: The Pediatrics Faculty Mentoring Program: How it works for Successful Promotion Speaker(s): Joan Cranmer, Ph.D. – Director of the DoP Mentoring, and Promotion and Tenure Time: Noon to 1 pm When: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 Venue: Nabholz Hickman Conference Room, 4th floor, office building LUNCH is provided!!! Faculty Development Sessions are held on the…


Online CME is Live

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Did you miss Grand Rounds? The Pediatrics GrandRounds series is now available online for CME credit. Go to the Continuing Medical Education site — Click on Online GrandRounds to register to ANY of our CME offerings. Have questions? Contact: Taylor Skarda by email or at 501.364.1052


August 31, 2018

Dr. Jill Fussell Named Chief of Developmental Pediatrics

Jill Fussell

Jill Fussell, M.D., a Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the James L. Dennis Developmental Center, has been appointed Chief of the Section of Developmental-Behavioral and Rehabilitative Pediatrics. Dr. Fussell, a faculty member since 2002, began serving as Interim Chief following the unexpected death of Eldon Schulz, M.D., in early June. “I know her…


June 28, 2018

Investiture Ceremony for Frederick “Rick” E. Barr, M.D., MBA

Dr. Barr with group of Children’s and UAMS officials

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine celebrated the investiture of  Frederick “Rick” E.  Barr, M.D., MBA as the recipient and steward of the Robert H. Fiser, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics on Tuesday, June 12. In 2006, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Board of Directors…


June 26, 2018

Faculty Development Lunch and Learn

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  The 2018 – 2019 Fall faculty development calendar is out. REGISTRATION is now open. Lunch is provided.


June 19, 2018

Graduation Celebration


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