Northwest News


February 9, 2018

FREE Community Health Worker Training Offered in March

Looking for new career opportunities? Want to separate yourself from others in health care professions? UAMS is again offering free Community Health Worker training, March 7 -9. Registration is required and you must attend the full session.


December 6, 2017

Danylchuk Named Chair of UAMS Department of Genetic Counseling

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…


December 5, 2017

UAMS Designates Primary Care Physician Onsite At Butterfield Trail Village

More Information Contact Melinda Silva Marketing Director Butterfield Trail Village msilva@btvillage.org (479) 695-8012 Dana Engelbert Communications Specialist UAMS Northwest Regional Campus DMEngelbert@uams.edu (479) 200-9402   New Partnership Brings Enhanced Healthcare To Residents Sets Butterfield Apart From Rest Butterfield Trail Village and the University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Region are pleased to announce a new partnership that dedicates a UAMS physician onsite…


December 2, 2017

Physical Therapy Student Honored for Community Partnership

Steven Keller has shown great passion for his work with the Marshallese patients at the North Street Clinic in Fayetteville. Steven is an active member of the North Street student board and has worked with other team members to develop effective evaluation protocols to involve all students in the interprofessional team-based approach to patient care…


December 1, 2017

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Accepting Applications for Summer Health Careers Program

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…


November 17, 2017

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Marks 10 Years of Academic Medicine

FAYETTEVILLE — Celebrating 10 years as northwest Arkansas’ home to academic medicine, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus hosted community leaders, friends, faculty and staff today for a timeline unveiling and open house. “We are happy to host the community on campus today to celebrate how far we’ve come with…


October 30, 2017

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

FAYETTEVILLE — Shirley Wood of Ames, Iowa, has given $25,000 to establish 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 endowment will provide funds for UAMS physical therapy students to develop leadership skills through participation in professional…


October 5, 2017

Chatrathi Family Gift to Address Health Disparities in Northwest Arkansas

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 Chatrathi, M.D., earned his…


July 18, 2017

Marshallese Students Encouraged to Pursue Health Care Careers

July 18, 2017 | More than 50 Marshallese high school students and parents attended the Pathways to Health Professions conference June 9-10 in Springdale, where they were encouraged to pursue higher education and health care careers. Sheldon Riklon, M.D., an associate professor in the UAMS College of Medicine, shared the story of his perseverance and…


February 12, 2015

UAMS Northwest Names Physical Therapy Skills Lab for Schmieding Foundation

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…