September 2, 2020

Famed Author Henry Cloud Chooses UAMS for Knee Replacement

Henry Cloud

By Katrina Dupins Sept. 2, 2020 | When New York Times Bestselling author Henry Cloud, Ph.D., decided to do something about his knee pain, he turned to UAMS. In addition to writing 45 books and serving as a consultant to CEOs and leadership teams, Cloud has always been physically active. The Los Angeles resident is an avid golfer…

August 27, 2020

Arkansas Money & Politics’ ‘Champions of Health Care’ includes UAMS Orthopaedics’ Lowry Barnes, M.D.

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As seen in Arkansas Money & Politics, August Issue “Six months into the pandemic that has defined 2020, we can think of no better way than “Champions” to describe health care workers. We asked Arkansas Money & Politics readers to nominate their “Champions of Health Care” in 14 categories. Surgeons C. Lowry Barnes, M.D. University of…

August 6, 2020

$780,000 Federal Grant Will Give UAMS Medical Students Hands-on Cancer Research Experience

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By Susan Van Dusen A $780,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund a hands-on summer cancer research experience for medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). “Partnership in Cancer Research will provide focused and innovative research experiences in laboratories, community outreach programs and clinics for selected first- and second-year…

August 3, 2020

UAMS Orthopaedics Welcomes New Fellow

Andrew Apple

Aug. 3, 2020 | Andrew Apple, M.D. has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement fellow in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Dr. Apple will train for one year alongside fellowship-trained hip and knee orthopaedic surgeons C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., professor and chair of the Department, Simon Mears,…

Orthopaedic Surgeon P. Shea Brannan, M.D., Joins UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Northwest Arkansas

Patrick Shea Brannan, M.D.

By Amy Widner Aug. 3, 2020 | P. Shea Brannan, M.D. has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a hand and upper extremity orthopaedic surgeon practicing at UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He will see patients in both UAMS clinics in Fayetteville on Asche Drive (formerly the Shoulder Center of…

July 30, 2020

UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Opens Second Location in Northwest Arkansas

By David Wise July 16, 2020 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) opened a second Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine location in Northwest Arkansas today at 519 Latham Drive in Lowell. All physicians are fellowship trained and will see patients at both locations. Additionally, the Lowell facility will be home to a…

July 29, 2020

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Welcomes New Interns

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to introduce the Residency Class of 2025.

UAMS, UAF Artificial Joint Research Sparked by ‘Give and Get’ Retreat


By David Robinson July 29, 2020 | Researchers at UAMS and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, are working to develop longer-lasting artificial hip and knee replacement joints that are also more resistant to infections. UAMS’ Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., a microbiologist with expertise in Staphylococcus aureus and orthopaedic infection, is collaborating with UAF’s Min Zou, Ph.D., a mechanical engineer with…

July 24, 2020

On the Move: Department Faculty Promotions

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July 24, 2020 | The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery recently announced the promotions of two faculty members: David Bumpass, M.D., from assistant professor to associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Brant C. Sachleben, M.D., from assistant professor to associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. David Bumpass, M.D. is a fellowship-trained an…

July 15, 2020

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident delivers UAMS’ Top Presentation During Virtual Quality Improvement Conference


July 15, 2020 | Derrick Henry, M.D., a third-year resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery gave UAMS’ top presentation during the UAMS Office of Interprofessional Education’s second annual Quality Improvement for Advanced Learners Program (QIALP) conference held virtually on June 24th via Zoom. QIALP is an 8-9-month quality improvement (QI) program designed to train…

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