July 17, 2018

Expert in Cochlear Implants, Business of Medicine to Launch Distinguished Lectureship Aug. 24

Brian McKinnon

LITTLE ROCK — Brian J. McKinnon, M.D., MBA, M.P.H., a national expert in cochlear implants and the business of medicine, will be the inaugural speaker Aug. 24 at the Sharon and Dr. Ted Bailey Distinguished Lectureship in Otology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The public is invited to the free lecture,…


July 12, 2018

Little Rock Musician: Surgery ‘Changed My Whole Life’

Paul Campbell poses with bass drum and sticks

As a musician, 37-year-old Paul Campbell generally keeps a busy schedule. If he’s not playing live music with a band, he’s producing in a studio, instructing students as an adjunct professor at Arkansas Baptist College or serving as a career coach at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech. Campbell even took his talents to Africa…


June 26, 2018

Maumelle Man Diagnosed Twice with Head & Neck Cancers

Doctor examining patient

As John Foster prepares for a summer of travel and merriment, he and his wife, Rebecca, are happy they have made health a priority. Eleven years ago, Foster felt a lump in his neck while shaving. He said at first he thought little about it, assuming it may have just been a reaction to a…


May 31, 2018

Gifts of Joy and Love Must be Paid Forward

James Y. Suen, M.D.

Only a few years ago, the Rakhshan family’s lives were turned upside down. Pamela Rakhshan, then 18, was diagnosed with mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a malignant tumor of the trachea. Her father, Chris, brought her to UAMS under the care of James Suen, M.D. Today, Pamela lives a life free of cancer, and Chris Rakhshan established the…


May 7, 2018

Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation Procedure Provides Relief for Middle Ear Pressure

Alissa Kanaan, M.D.

Alissa Kanaan, M.D., offers a new endoscopic nasal procedure called Eustachian tube balloon dilation for the treatment of Eustachian tube dysfunction, a condition that can cause ear pain, pressure and muffled hearing. Using an endoscope and the Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System, Kanaan inserts the device through the nose to the back of the sinus…


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