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

Person in position with the SARA 2.0 sensors

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.


August 24, 2018

Multi-Disciplinary Structure Provides Best Care for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Smiling parents holding twin babies

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs are just starting to toddle around their world. The 1-year-old twin girls from Conway spend their days exploring, laughing, blowing kisses and keeping their parents, Kenzie Butcher-Dubs and Morgan Dubs, on their toes. The Dubses have seen many milestones over the past months. And as the family prepared to celebrate the…


July 27, 2018

William Greenfield, M.D., interviewed on Developing Solutions for Maternal Death Rates

William Greenfield, M.D.

William Greenfield, M.D., was interviewed by THV in Little Rock about developing solutions for Arkansas’ maternal death rate, which is currently 4th in the country. Read and Watch the full story on the THV website.  


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…


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