Sharing Our Stories

  • The morning of Saturday, April 9 was sunny, and Barmej Tibies had to wear special dark sunglasses to shield her healing eyes. But she felt like a movie star. Tibies and five other Marshallese patients from Northwest Arkansas received cataract surgeries April 8 as part of the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute’s second…

  • FAYETTEVILLE – The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently bestowed its top honor for community engagement to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement is presented annually to an AAMC-member medical school or teaching hospital with a long-standing, major institutional commitment to partnering with the…

  • LITTLE ROCK — Alireza Ghaffarieh, M.D., has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a cornea specialist. Ghaffarieh is currently accepting new patients and will serve as an assistant professor and director of ophthalmic pathology services in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of…

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