Northwest News

  • Danylchuk Named Chair of UAMS Department of Genetic Counseling

    • 12.6.2017

    FAYETTEVILLE — Noelle Danylchuk, M.S., a certified genetic counselor at UAMS Northwest Regional Campus, has been appointed chair of the Department of Genetic Counseling in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She also has been appointed director of the genetics counseling program. “We’re fortunate to elevate Noelle’s […]

  • UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Accepting Applications for Summer Health Careers Program

    • 12.1.2017

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus is now accepting applications from students who will be entering the 11th or 12th grade and interested in exploring careers in health care for its two-week, intensive Medical Applications of Science for Health (MASH) programs. The Rogers area program is hosted by Mercy Northwest […]

  • Four UAMS Researchers Receive Grants Totaling $200,000

    • 11.28.2017

    LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Translational Research Institute has approved research pilot study awards for four researchers totaling $200,000. The annual awards of up to $50,000 each are made to projects with the strongest likelihood of leading to improved health and health care. This is the first year the institute has offered awards for pilot […]

  • Ruth Wood Endowed Physical Therapy Student Award Created at UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

    • 11.1.2017

    Oct. 30, 2017 | Shirley Wood of Ames, Iowa, has established the Ruth Wood Endowed Physical Therapy Student Award at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus in honor of her sister. The award will allow UAMS physical therapy students to develop leadership skills through participation in professional associations that benefit their careers. Ruth […]

  • Chatrathi Family Gift to Address Health Disparities in Northwest Arkansas

    • 10.11.2017

    Oct. 5, 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. Sridhar […]

  • UAMS Northwest Names Physical Therapy Skills Lab for Schmieding Foundation

    • 02.12.2015

    Feb. 12, 2015 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Northwest regional campus in Fayetteville today unveiled a name for a new teaching lab critical to its coming physical therapy program — the Schmieding Neurological Skills Lab. The name is in celebration of the foundation’s $100,000 pledge toward the physical therapy three-year doctoral […]