January 6, 2020

Meet Our Care Coordinators: Litha Ralpho

Litha Ralpho began working at the UAMS Office of Community Health and Research in September, bringing a strong, personal desire to help her community to the Healthy Start team. As a care coordinator for the Jined ilo Kobo Healthy Start program, Litha’s role is to reach out to pregnant and new mothers. Her responsibilities include,…


December 27, 2019

UAMS Office of Community Health and Research submits 100th journal article

The UAMS Office of Community Health and Research recently submitted its 100th scientific journal article for publication, reaching a landmark achievement in the office’s five-year history. The Office of Community Health and Research was established in 2014 under the direction of UAMS Northwest Vice Chancellor Pearl McElfish. The office was founded to reduce health disparities…


November 4, 2019

Meet Our Care Coordinators: Carolina Vargas

Carolina Vargas is a Project Coordinator and Care Coordinator in the UAMS Northwest Office of Community Health and  Research who brings five years of experience to the Healthy Start team. As Project Coordinator, Carolina is responsible for finding resources for families based on what they feel they need the most, find donations to help the…


November 1, 2019

Jined Ilo Kobo Healthy Start announces partnership with Family Network

The Jined Ilo Kobo Healthy Start Program at the UAMS Office of Community Health and Research is proud to announce a new partnership with the Family Network to provide home visiting services for at-risk Marshallese families in Northwest Arkansas. Family Network a home-based prenatal and parenting education program accredited by Healthy Families America, which is…


September 12, 2018

Larry D. Wright, M.D., Joins Internal Medicine Residency Program, Butterfield Trail Village Geriatrics Practice

Larry D. Wright, M.D.

Sept. 10, 2018 | Larry D. Wright, M.D., has been named associate director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He will teach undergraduate and graduate medical education and serve as onsite physician for the geriatrics practice at Butterfield Trail Village in Fayetteville. “Dr. Wright is…


June 25, 2018

UAMS College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Northwest Regional Campus Earns Full Accreditation

Thomas Schulz

The Internal Medicine Residency Program  at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was recently awarded a full, 10-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency program, launched in 2015, provides a three-year training period to recently graduated medical students prior to practicing medicine…


May 1, 2018

Linda L.M. Worley, M.D., Named UAMS College of Medicine Associate Dean for Northwest Arkansas

Linda Worley, M.D.

May 1, 2018 | Linda L.M. Worley, M.D., a nationally recognized psychiatrist who has served in numerous leadership roles on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine faculty for over 20 years, has been appointed the college’s associate dean for northwest Arkansas. Worley has worked in northwest Arkansas for several years. She…


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.


January 22, 2018

UAMS Northwest Regional Campus Accepting Applications for Spring and Summer Health Careers Program

Students in a lab dissecting a heart

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Northwest Regional Campus is accepting applications from students who will be entering eighth, ninth or 10th grades and are interested in exploring careers in health care for its one-week intensive Community Health Applied in Medical Public Service (CHAMPS) programs. UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville will host…


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…


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