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…