September 23, 2019

Hear This Gynecologic Cancer Survivor’s Story

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When Stephanie Carper had extreme pain on Christmas Eve, she went to the ER. Doctors ended up removing a cantaloupe-sized tumor. Discover what happened.


August 22, 2019

Kathryn C. Stambough, M.D., Joins Faculty

Kathryn C. Stambough

  Kathryn C. Stambough, M.D., has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. A native of Little Rock, Dr. Stambough received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011 and continued there for her residency in OB/GYN, serving as Chief…


August 7, 2019

UAMS Program Featured on THV11

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It’s been one year since UAMS started offering CenteringPregnancy, a program that gives expecting moms a chance to do their prenatal care with a small group of eight to ten women. In a private group setting, moms meet with a doctor and other women who have due dates close to each other for 10 sessions…


March 25, 2019

Our Nurses on the 2019 Great 100 Nurses of Arkansas List

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Congratulations to our Women and Infants Service Line nurses, Brittany Aultman, Rosalyn Perkins, and Rebecca Sartini, who were named to the 2019 Great 100 Nurses of Arkansas list: http://g100nurses.org/arkansas.html     


March 13, 2019

Dr. Lindsey Sward Wins Mentor Award

Lindsey Sward, M.D.

Dr. Lindsey Sward received a 2019 Mentor Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The award is given to an ACOG Fellow who has actively mentored an ACOG Young Physician or Junior Fellow. Dr. Sward was nominated by UAMS OB/GYN residents. Congratulations!


January 2, 2019

UAMS Has State’s Only Pediatric OB-GYN

Laura Hollenbach

By Spencer Watson Laura Hollenbach, M.D., an assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has become the first and only physician in Arkansas to be board certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology with Focused Practice Designation in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She mostly sees pediatric patients on the campus of Arkansas…


December 17, 2018

Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis Article Published in Op-Med

Gloria Richard-Davis, M.D.

Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis’ article, “Improving the Lives of Menopausal Patients in More Ways Than One,” was published on the Op-Med website. Op-Med provides clinician authors a place to share thoughts, opinions, and knowledge with the largest medical community in the United States.  You can read the article directly on the Op-Med website.


November 14, 2018

Dr. Curtis Lowery featured on THV11.

Dr. Curtis Lowery speaking on THV-11

Over the last ten years, the U.S. has seen an increase in the death of mothers during labor. Dr. Curtis Lowery says we can do something about it. The UAMS ANGELS call center is one of a kind network that makes it easy for women to get access to specialized care. Watch this informative story…


October 11, 2018

New Technology to Examine Heart, Brain of Fetus During Pregnancy

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By Ben Boulden Hari Eswaran, Ph.D., and his research team are working hard to see if a new generation of technology can improve on a device developed at UAMS while lowering its cost and benefitting pregnant mothers. In 2000, Eswaran was part of the UAMS team that developed the SARA (SQUID-Array for Reproductive Assessment) device for maternal-fetal…


August 31, 2018

Melissa Helmich, M.D., Joins Faculty

Melissa Helmich, M.D.

Melissa Helmich, M.D., has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Helmich received her medical degree from UAMS in 2014. She continued her training at UAMS, completing her OB/GYN residency in 2018. She served as Chief Administrative Resident in 2017-2018.Dr. Helmich’s clinical interests include contraception, vulvovaginal health and complete women’s health.


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