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ACHE announces winners of research symposium

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) recently held its third annual research symposium. The event was sponsored by the Student Osteopathic Medical Association – Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) Chapter and the Student Osteopathic Association for Research.

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Mass Clinic administers 500 vaccines to Fort Smith residents

More than 500 residents received their first round of coronavirus vaccinations at the Fort Smith Convention Center on Wednesday. Mayor George McGill said it was a grassroots effort to help reach minority groups and people in impoverished neighborhoods who might not have easy access to vaccines.

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Bill funding medical school scholarships advances

House Bill 1021 by Rep. Joe Cloud, R-Russellville, would provide a $30,000 college scholarship for Arkansas residents who complete their undergraduate training in two years and have completed their first year at the state’s three medical schools.

Those schools are the College of Medicine of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith, and the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University.

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Research facility, economic strength part of top 2020 Fort Smith metro stories

The new Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) medical research institute to be located in the former Golden Living building in Fort Smith will do more than bring medical research to the region. It will give the medical colleges the ability to recruit top-tier professors, boost the region’s economy and improve Arkansas’ health.

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ACHE announces retirement of founding executives

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) announces the upcoming retirement of Thomas H. Webb Jr., chief operating officer, and Dennis Bauer, chief financial officer, two of ACHE’s founding members of the senior leadership team.

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Degen Foundation provides ACHE grant for research

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith has been awarded a $193,553 Degen Foundation grant for equipment for the Sterilization Core Research Facility in the new ACHE Research Institute Health and Wellness Center.

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