The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Campuses have been awarded a five-year grant of $4.2 million for professional education, faculty development and recruitment.

The federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Careers Pipeline Branch awarded the grant.

The eight regional campuses are UAMS Northeast in Jonesboro, UAMS Northwest in Fayetteville/Springdale, UAMS South in Magnolia, UAMS South Central in Pine Bluff, UAMS Southwest in Texarkana, UAMS West in Fort Smith, UAMS East in Helena-West Helena and UAMS North Central in Batesville.