December 5, 2017

Register for Cultural Humility Workshop April17, 2018

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Faculty development opportunity. “Building a new Framework for Better Social Solutions” is a two-hour interactive presentation about cultural humility. The workshop educates its participants about the dimensions of diversity, unconscious bias, micro-inequities and how these impact society. REGISTER HERE. Date: Tuesday April 17, 2018 Venue: Nabholz-Hickman Conference Room, 4th floor, Office building – ACH Time: noon…


October 30, 2017

Six Inaugural Groundbreaking Projects Funded through the Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute

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LITTLE ROCK, AR. (Oct. 25, 2017) – Six early-career scientists have joined the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute’s (ACRI) Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention, as the program announces its first wave of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded projects to help make children better today and healthier tomorrow. “These first six projects reflect the mission of the…


October 11, 2017

New Laboratory At Arkansas Children’s Hospital One Of Two In Nation

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A new laboratory is open in the Nutrition Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  The Nutrition Center is run by Department of Pediatrics faculty.  Check out the news story from THV 11 in Little Rock: http://www.thv11.com/mobile/article/news/local/new-laboratory-at-arkansas-childrens-hospital-one-of-two-in-nation/91-482320034  


September 13, 2017

Dr. Boateng receives Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

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UAMS Honors Individuals for Diversity Efforts Four members of the UAMS family were recognized Sept. 6 for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus and in the community at the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs’ annual State of Diversity and Inclusion ceremony. Santiago Gonzales, a medical student in the UAMS College of Medicine; Brittney Roy,…


August 28, 2017

Hat Club of Little Rock Donates $15,500 to UAMS NICU

Aug. 28, 2017 | Members of the Hat Club of Little Rock presented a $15,500 check to the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on Aug. 15, earning a symbolic tip of the cap from doctors, nurses and staff. Blue and white from the Hat Club’s distinctive baseball caps intermingled with strings of more than 50…


August 18, 2017

Dr. Joanna Seibert Named to Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Retired Pediatric Radiologist Dr. Joanna Seibert was just named to the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. She served the Department of Pediatrics and Arkansas Children’s Hospital from 1976 – 2015. Read more about her life on the Arkansas Business website.


August 8, 2017

Register for Professional Development Day 2017

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The Pediatrics Office of Faculty Development is excited about the 2017 Professional Development Day featuring topics focused on provider health, wellness, and vitality. Date: Tuesday August 22, 2017 Time: Noon – 4pm (Starting with Grandrounds) Venue: Chairman’s Hall – Sturgis Building, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Lunch and snacks provided. Register to secure your slot. REGISTRATION IS…


July 25, 2017

Rick Barr, M.D., Joins UAMS as Chair of Department of Pediatrics

July 25, 2017 | Frederick “Rick” E. Barr, M.D., will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Pediatrics and associate dean for child health in the UAMS College of Medicine, as well as pediatrician-in-chief for Arkansas Children’s, effective Oct. 1. “Dr. Barr epitomizes the leader we have been…


July 24, 2017

A New Champion for Children

Brian Reemtsen, M.D., to Lead Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s and UAMS July 24, 2017 | There’s a new Champion for Children in Arkansas. Nationally renowned pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Brian Reemtsen, M.D., of Mattel Children’s Hospital and the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, has been named director of the Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s…


July 19, 2017

UAMS Receives $710,000 to Train Health Professionals to Improve Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities

July 19, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor has secured $710,000 in grant funding for the continuation of an interdisciplinary training program for health professionals with the aim of improving services for children with developmental disabilities. UAMS has directed the Arkansas Regional Leadership Education in Neuro-Developmental Disabilities (LEND) Project since 1994,…


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