Department News

May 21, 2018

Medical Student Awarded Eleanor Duncan Oncology Scholarship

Scarlett Acklin

Scarlett Acklin, a third-year medical student active in research within the UAMS Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded the 2018-2019 Eleanor Duncan Oncology Scholarship from the Conway Regional Health Foundation.  Scarlett has been conducting her medical research in Dr. Fen Xia’s research lab. Scarlett’s research project is investigating the underlining molecular mechanism of cancer therapy induced peripheral…

April 24, 2018

Patel Joins UAMS Radiation Oncology Residency

Mausam Patel

Mausam Patel, M.D. 2018 Resident We are exited to announce that Mausam Patel will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology Residency Program.  Mausam will be the first Radiation Oncology resident in Arkansas.  He will be joining us in mid-June 2018.

Prabhu to join UAMS Radiation Oncology Residency

Arpan Prabhu

Arpan V. Prabhu 2019 Resident We are excited to announce that Arpan Prabhu, a current fourth-year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology residency program at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in July of 2019. Prior to matriculating into the…

UAMS to Offer Arkansas’ First-ever Radiation Oncology Residency Program

Group photo of Fen Xia, Thomas Kim, and Ellie Dickinson

Radiation oncology is a complex and competitive field, attracting some of the brightest medical students from across the country. Until now, however, anyone in Arkansas interested in pursuing a career in radiation oncology had to leave the state for advanced training. This summer, that will change when Arkansas’ first-ever radiation oncology residency program welcomes its…

Arkansas Medical Society features article on our new Residency Program

Radiation Oncology has a new Residency Program!  A new residency program will add opportunities for students and doctors wanting to specialize in this great field.  Read about our residency program on the Arkansas Medical Society site.

Little Rock Man Beats Cancer Twice with Help of UAMS

Patient with wife

Jerry Moskwiak, pictured with his wife, Sharon, successfully underwent treatment both for mantle cell lymphoma and lung cancer at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Jerry Moskwiak tells his story of how he moved to Little Rock to be close to the excellent care UAMS could provide.  Read Jerry’s story.

UAMS Radiation Oncology Physicians recognized by patients for providing excellent care.

Loverd Peacock, M.D.

We congratulate our physicians who have achieved an impressive ‘star rating’ of 4.7 or higher out of 5 stars. Our patients provide input about their experience at UAMS through the NRC Patient Satisfaction Survey—these results are converted to ‘star ratings’ and published on our website. Please join us in congratulating these Top Physicians! Dr. Loverd…

Faith in Cancer Care team keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

Patient with doctor and APRN

  Tina Farber tells her story of the personalized care she received at UAMS.  Read Tina’s story.

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