August 31, 2021

UAMS OB/GYN is First in State to Obtain Focused Practice Designation for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Mary Racher, M.D.

By Linda Satter Luann Racher, M.D., an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is the first physician in the state to obtain a focused practice designation for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. The designation from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) recognizes certified specialists who…

October 29, 2020

Fellowship-trained Gynecologic Oncologist Heather Williams, M.D., Joins UAMS

Heather Williams, M.D.

By Susan Van Dusen Gynecologic oncologist Heather Williams, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and sees patients in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. She is an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her medical specialties include the treatment of women with…

August 8, 2020

Nirvana Manning, M.D., Named Chair of UAMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nirvana Manning, M.D.

Nirvana Manning, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). “Dr. Manning has strived to provide the very best for our patients, students and trainees since joining our faculty in 2007, and in her current role as director and medical director of…

August 4, 2020

UAMS Health Women’s Center Opens, Brings Lifelong Care Under One Roof

ribbon cutting ceremony outside new Women's Center

By Amy Widner The UAMS Health Women’s Center opened today, bringing the best of women’s health services from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to one convenient Midtown location. The new location is at 6119 Midtown Ave., just off Interstate 630 and University Avenue near Target. All women’s health services previously at UAMS Health’s Financial Center…

September 23, 2019

Hear This Gynecologic Cancer Survivor’s Story

Carper family on the beach

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:     

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…

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