Gala for Life Raises More than $915,000 for Cancer Research

Arkansas Gov. Mike and first lady Ginger Beebe may have been the honorees for the 2014 UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s Gala for Life, but it was 5-year-old Asher Ray who stole the show.

Rock Town Bacon Throwdown Benefits Patients and Their Families

For the second year in a row, Little Rock chefs brought home the bacon for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) patients and their families using their best bacon dishes.

‘People Don’t Just Work Here’

What few details Jean Rugamba knows of the morning of July 20 he has learned mostly secondhand. He lost control of his vehicle and hit a pole at approximately 70 mph. Paramedics transported him to UAMS where his memory picks back up four days later.

UAMS Adult Sickle Cell Clinic Changes Lives

In the nine months since it first opened, the UAMS adult sickle cell clinic has become an invaluable resource for nearly 100 patients living with the disease, some of whom had few options beyond the emergency room prior to the clinic’s opening.

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