June 28, 2018

Study Shows UAMS Device Can Help Assess Fetal Health after Opioid Exposure

researchers with SARA device

A biomagnetic technique developed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) can be used to assess the brain and heart health of third-trimester fetuses exposed to opioids, UAMS researchers showed in a recent pilot study. The study was published online this month in the medical journal Addiction, authored by Diana Escalona-Vargas, Ph.D., research…


May 3, 2018

Catheter Device Slows Down Internal Bleeding, Saves Lives

Dr. Taylor with patient

Angela Hall of Pineville, Missouri, was halfway through her pregnancy when she had a scare that sent her to her doctor in Rogers. “I experienced some bleeding,” Hall said. “Having had a couple of miscarriages prior to this pregnancy, I was worried it could be happening again.” Hall says once they determined the baby was…


March 28, 2018

Dr. Paul Wendel Awarded by Arkansas Business

Paul Wendel, M.D.

Paul J. Wendel, M.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was awarded the Women’s Health and Wellness Hero award by Arkansas Business.  Read more information on the Arkansas Business Website.


March 2, 2018

Five UAMS Women’s Health Nurses honored on 2018 Arkansas Top 100 Nurses list

Doctor with baby

    Congratulations to the Womens and Infants Service Line nurses who made the 2018 Arkansas Great 100 Nurses list! Congratulations on receiving this wonderful recognition. Elizabeth Beazley Renee Joiner Terri Imus Barbara Smith and Ginny Smith


February 13, 2018

Curtis Lowery, M.D., Featured in Local News Story on AR SAVES

Curtis Lowery, M.D., interviewed on KARK-TV

Stroke is a leading cause of death in Arkansas, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. When you suffer from a stoke every second counts. One program through UAMS is making it so more patients across the state can be seen by a neurologist no matter where they live. Watch this story about AR SAVES…


January 18, 2018

Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Gail Clayton

Clinical Trial Promising for Ovarian Cancer Treatment


November 13, 2017

Curtis Lowery, M.D., Receives National Award

Curtis Lowery, M.D.

UAMS’ Curtis Lowery, M.D., Receives National Award from American Public Health Association


October 25, 2017

Gynecologic Oncologist Laura B. Huffman, M.D., Joins UAMS

Laura Huffman, M.D.

Gynecologic Oncologist Laura B. Huffman, M.D., Joins UAMS


October 23, 2017

Post-pregnancy Visits Made Convenient with Telemedicine

Mother and baby telemedicine appointment

Post-pregnancy Visits Made Convenient with Telemedicine


September 13, 2017

Curtis Lowery, M.D., featured in Wall Street Journal

Curtis Lowery, M.D. observing a patient on a video monitor

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Curtis Lowery, M.D., chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UAMS about how The UAMS Center for Distance Health telemedicine program is helping high-risk pregnant women across Arkansas.  Read the article for more information about how our 15-year-old telemedicine program is serving patients in remote locations for a Better State…


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