Trauma


March 8, 2019

‘People Don’t Just Work Here’

What few details Jean Rugamba knows of the morning of July 20 he has learned mostly secondhand. He was driving alone, and the roads were wet. He lost control of his vehicle and hit a pole at approximately 70 mph. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown out a window. In the process,…


Kevin Crass and UAMS Come Full Circle

My introduction to UAMS began in 1999 when I came upon an auto accident in downtown Little Rock and discovered our close family friend, Christy Snowden, badly injured. The Emergency Medical Technician asked me what hospital should be chosen. I asked the EMT for a recommendation and she said UAMS. The physicians at UAMS saved…


UAMS Helps Accident Survivor Overcome Injuries and PTSD

You don’t have to ask Gail Ragland whether or not she believes in miracles – she counts herself as one. Medically she has defied all odds to survive not only a horrific car accident, but also the stress that followed it. In February 2010, Gail Ragland, of Marshall, and her husband, Roy, were driving in…