Resident Research

August 14, 2018

2018 Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics Conference – Walters

Walters SBMT

The 15th Annual Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics Conference featured inaugural dedicated spine related sessions and courses.  Dr. Jerry Walters was selected to deliver two oral presentations. He discussed his ongoing research on surgical considerations in patients with spinal multiple myeloma. This research was mentored by Dr. Glenn Pait.  He also discussed decision making…

August 6, 2018

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Neurosurgical Operative Videos

Learning operative techniques through various forms of media is now commonplace.  C Surgeries online video journal was started by a pediatric otolaryngologist at ACH.  Our pediatric neurosurgery team and Dr. Marcus Stephens, PGY4, have contributed multiple submissions.  These videos include common procedures to complex multidisciplinary cases.   These learning tools are easily accessible online.  Click…

July 31, 2018

2018 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Presentations

Hundley Wilson

The 2018 AANS Annual meeting was in New Orleans and two UAMS residents were selected for oral presentations, Dr.  Taylor Wilson and Dr. Kesley Hundley.  Dr. Wilson’s presentation was at the socioeconomic section and described the characteristics and career outcomes of residents who were awarded an AANS research fellowship.  Dr. Hundley’s talk was entitled “Louise…

June 4, 2018

69th Southern Neurosurgical Society Presentations

Conference attendees

UAMS neurosurgery residents and the department’s advanced practice registered nurse attended the 69th Annual Southern Neurosurgical Society meeting to present their research. Dr. Palmer discussed a novel surgical method for the treatment of chronic subdural hematomas in infants.  In this surgical technique, patients have an internal tube placed underneath the scalp rather than a standard…