November 29, 2021

Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hope to gain important insights about fetal neurodevelopment in a new study with diabetic pregnant mothers.

Funded by a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the study will use advanced fetal monitoring techniques and blood tests of diabetic pregnant mothers. Researchers hope the study involving more than 300 women and their newborns will be a step toward finding new drugs or other helpful treatments. 

November 29, 2021

Heather H. Teague, APRN, has joined the Conway Regional Advanced Pain Management Center.

Teague brings more than 10 years of experience as an APRN to the center, which assists patients with a wide range of disorders including acute, chronic, and cancer pain. She has joined the practice of pain management specialists Heath McCarver, MD, Chris Maranto, MD, and Mikio Ranahan, MD.

November 29, 2021

Bradley County Medical Center has announced that Leslie Huitt, the current chief financial officer for the hospital, will be the interim chief executive officer after the resignation of Steve Henson.

November 22, 2021

Arkansas Children’s Innovation Center, in partnership with Arkansas entrepreneurial support organizations, will present a 48-hour digital health challenge featuring a $10,000 cash prize. The event, known as a hackathon, will be held from Jan.21-23, 2022 and applications for participation are now open.

November 22, 2021

ARcare welcomes Jamie Mobley as senior vice president of marketing to lead its brand promise “Health for All” as the healthcare network continues to grow in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky. 

Initial responsibilities of the position include strengthening brand presence in all markets, clarifying messaging, and communicating breadth of services.