Employee Spotlight


February 3, 2020

Dr. Thapa- Mindfulness Session Feb. 3, 2020

Mindfulness written on a paper

Join us for a 30 minute Mindfulness Session with Dr. Puru Thapa! Click the photo above for the video.


January 15, 2020

Blue and You Fitness Challenge 2020!

Blue and You Fitness Challenge logo

The Blue & You Fitness Challenge is almost here! The Challenge provides UAMS with an opportunity to rally together for fitness and compete against other teams of our size. The Blue & You Fitness Challenge is a three-month (March 1 – May 31) contest. The Challenge aims to prove you can start living a healthy…


December 30, 2019

Self-Care Dare! #selfcaredareUAMS

Woman Reading

This month, we would like to DARE you to take care of yourself. Participate in simple activities all month and post your fun on social media with the hashtag  #selfcaredareUAMS and tag @gethealthyuams   Those who post will be entered to win some swag! Check out our self-care dare calendar below for ideas.  


December 9, 2019

12 Days of Fitmas

Lindsey Miller

Are you taking part in the 12 days of Fitmas with the UAMS Fitness Center’s Lindsey Miller?


November 25, 2019

The Power of Gratitude

Erik Messias

Talk by Erick Messias, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.


October 17, 2019

Josephine Jackson

Josephine Jackson

Josephine Jackson is an A.P.R.N., who has been practicing nursing since 1989, and works at our UAMS East Regional Campus in Helena. Josephine was nominated to tell us the story of her journey to better heath! What part of your journey to better health has been the most challenging? A diagnosis of breast cancer came…


September 30, 2019

Games in the Courtyard!

A box of yard games

  The College of Health Professions put a box of yard games in the courtyard area. Students are getting out and having fun between classes. The box is in the walkway by the backdoor of Radiologic Imaging Sciences as you are heading to Building 6A. Let your students know that it is there for them…


August 1, 2019

Makenna Wilson

Makenna and Student Cycling

Makenna, as a student, you are already pretty busy. Can you tell us about your experience here at UAMS and how you balance school and a healthy lifestyle? “Busy” could literally be my middle name. Outside of classwork and clinical time spent for school, I work as a student sonographer for both UAMS and Baptist…


July 9, 2019

Bonnie Faitak

Bonnie Faitak and family

Bonnie Faitak is the assistant director for programs in the UAMS Office of Community and Health Research for Healthy Food Systems on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus. Tell us a little about you and how long you have been at UAMS. I’ve been at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus for two years and three months….


May 24, 2019

Shemikia Ford

Shemikia exercising in the gym

Shemikia, you are working full time and are in school, how do you stay on top of your workouts? It has been a challenge. However, I make sure I fit my workouts in by making myself daily reminders on my phone. I have used one of UAMS’ personal trainers, Angela Johnson, as one of my…



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