• Artists Needed for Get Healthy UAMS Stairwell Project

    Marissa Miller standing next to stairwell painting

    Get Healthy UAMS is expanding its stairwell beautification project to encourage more employees to take the stairs. Employees and students are invited to submit a design to be painted in the Central Building’s stairwell by the College of Medicine.

  • Office Ergonomics

    Employee sitting at desk with proper ergonomic tools

    According to the Institute of Medicine, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMD) cost $45-$54 billion annually in workers’ compensation, lost wages and lost productivity in the United States. Common work-related musculoskeletal disorders include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis and low-back injuries. A few simple workspace adjustments can reduce your chances of injury, says Amanda West, M.S., OTR/L, an…

  • Team UAMS Gets Moving with the #ShowUsYourMoves Challenge

    People doing stretching exercises in a boardroom

    By Yavonda Chase April 9, 2019 | In the month of February, UAMS had its first challenge for wellness. The Show Us Your Moves UAMS challenge used the hashtag #showusyourmovesuams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The challenge encouraged employees and students to post a photo on social media tagging the Get Healthy UAMS page and using…