Department News

October 16, 2017

Nidhi Kapoor, M.D., Joins Neurology Department as UAMS’ First Neurohospitalist

Nidhi Kapoor, M.D.

Nidhi Kapoor, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as its first neurohospitalist, combining advanced training in neurology with a specialized understanding of caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Neurohopsitalists have advanced training in both hospital medicine and treating neurological conditions that can result in hospitalization, including intractable…

September 13, 2017

Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., Joins UAMS as a Stroke Neurologist

Krishna Nallaballe, M.D.

Sept. 13, 2017 | Krishna Nalleballe, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a stroke neurologist, providing comprehensive stroke care from the initial emergency contact to outpatient recovery care. In addition, Nalleballe will serve as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support(AR SAVES) network, which…

August 16, 2017

All Slots for Prestigious Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Filled by UAMS Residents

Neuro Oncology Fellows

June 13, 2017 | Two residents from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been selected for a prestigious fellowship in neuro-oncology administered jointly by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health Neuro-Oncology Branch. A maximum of two fellows per year are selected for the program, and…

Lee Archer, M.D., Named Chair of Department of Neurology

Lee Archer, M.D.

July 27, 2017 | Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Aug. 1. Archer, who has led the department on an interim basis since July 2016, has served on the UAMS faculty for more…

Patient’s Dramatic Improvement Highlights New MS Treatment Options

Photo of patient in clinic

July 5, 2017 | Two years ago, Josh Martin wouldn’t have believed he could walk down the aisle at his own wedding. Or easily navigate his classroom as an elementary school music teacher. Or play disc golf with his friends. Martin was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006, when he was a junior in high school. Every…

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

Doctor looks at a computer screen while another looks on

March 9, 2017 | If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic, reassuring a patient who was concerned about who will continue Archer’s legacy…

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