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2014-07-22 16:21:02

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will establish, fund, and operate the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under the leadership of Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Dr. Boerma is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy Division of Radiation Health. She is located in Little Rock, AR and will direct a team of investigators...

2014-06-02 12:28:23

Improving Cost Performance Key in Decision to Join AROK Purchasing Coalition IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 health care organizations across Arkansas and Oklahoma. Their members collaborate to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses by establishing contracting...

2014-02-13 23:02:17

Elementary schools in Arkansas now have access to GoNoodle thanks to generous support from Arkansas Children’s’ Hospital and the Blue & You Foundation. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Blue & You Foundation For A Healthier Arkansas announced today, at Little Rock Bale Elementary School, a co-sponsorship of GoNoodle for elementary schools in Arkansas. GoNoodle is a new interactive resource used in classrooms to increase students’ physical...

2013-09-10 23:19:45

Arkansas Children’s Hospital leads coalition of sponsors providing HealthTeacher resources to nearly 1,100 schools reaching 450,000+ K-12 students. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Beginning this fall, every public school in Arkansas will now have access to leading online health lessons and activities focused on important topics like bullying, physical activity, and nutrition. The health lessons and activities, provided by HealthTeacher, are designed to build health literacy skills of kids...

2013-08-06 12:57:53

A group of pediatric surgeons at hospitals around the country have designed a system to collect and analyze data on surgical outcomes in children – the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) is the first national database able to reliably compare outcomes among different hospitals where children’s surgery is performed. The effort could dramatically improve surgical outcomes in children, say the initiative’s leaders, who...

2013-07-02 23:00:50

Walmart and Sam's Club associates, customers and members raised $40 million for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in just six weeks. Salt Lake City (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, customers and members recently wrapped up a six-week campaign to raise funds for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals). Accepting donations at cash registers and through other in-store fundraising activities, store associates have collected more...

2013-06-12 23:15:48

Dr. Steven Harms, Dr. Amit Mehta, and Ms. Cindy Webb bring singular technical and professional talents to cancer diagnostics company. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Omid Moghadam, Chairman and CEO of Ascendant Diagnostics, recently announced that Dr. Steven Harms, FACR, Dr. Amit Mehta, FACR and Ms. Cindy Webb have joined the company´s Board of Directors. Dr. Steven Harms is an internationally recognized radiologist and breast cancer specialist, entrepreneur and inventor. He was...

2010-10-21 15:24:00

Participants review progress of 39-month study HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investigators from Texas Children's Hospital and 16 other top pediatric heart centers in North America came together in Houston to analyze results from their 39-month national clinical trial of the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), a German-manufactured pediatric mechanical heart. To learn more about the study, see: http://bit.ly/bfrA1J (Photo:...


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