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News Release
Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
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Liz Caldwell, 501-686-8995
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Endocrinologist Bursey Joins UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Endocrinologist Deborah Bursey, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and will see patients with endocrine, diabetes, and metabolic conditions.

She also is associate director of the Endocrinology Fellowship Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the College of Medicine

Bursey was formerly in private practice in Little Rock for 15 years. She is board certified in both endocrinology and internal medicine. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.

Bursey has completed several clinical investigations on type 1 and type 2 diabetes. She has also had a number of publications on her diabetes research.

She earned a Master of Science in Physiology and Biophysics and her medical degree at UAMS. She also completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She had a three-year fellowship in adult endocrinology with extra training in pediatric endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 790 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.

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