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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Peter Goulden, M.D., Named UAMS Diabetes Program Director
Peter Goulden, M.D., director of the UAMS Diabetes Program
LITTLE ROCK – Endocrinologist Peter Goulden, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of its Diabetes Program and sees patients at the UAMS Outpatient Endocrinology Clinic.
He also teaches in the UAMS College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism. Goulden received his medical degree in 1995 from Edinburgh University in the United Kingdom and completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and internal medicine in London.
In 2011, he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. During his tenure as a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology in West Kent, U.K., he was awarded four clinical excellence awards for clinical service development, clinical champion and clinical lead, educational commitment and research. Goulden is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Diabetes Association.
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. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, 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’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.