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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas

Founded: 1879

ORAU Member since: 1993

Member Councilor: Lawrence E. Cornett

Enrollment: 2,870 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by

  • Education of current and future health professionals and the public;
  • Providing high quality, innovative health care and also providing specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings; and
  • Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements

Website: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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