• FAYETTEVILLE – Two studies by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have shed some light on Arkansans’ preferred locations for COVID-19 testing and the reasons why some people may decide not to get a test in the first place. “Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Arkansas,…

  • An idea for increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in Arkansas while providing an educational experience for University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) students has proven successful on both fronts. It all started with Travis Eastin, M.D., and wife Carly Eastin, M.D., both associate professors in the College of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine, who saw…

  • A new technology that uses sonic waves to blast calcium deposits out of arteries is now available at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The treatment option for advanced heart disease debuted in central Arkansas on June 16 when UAMS cardiologist Subhi Al’Aref, M.D., used it to successfully open and clear a patient’s…