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The Myeloma Institute at UAMS, founded in 1989 by a determined physician scientist and nurtured through the fusion of intellect, energy, and scientific inquiry, is the world leader in myeloma research and curative treatment. Ten thousand patients have come to the Myeloma Institute from every state in the U.S. and 50 countries.
After 22 years of phenomenal growth, the Myeloma Institute will
permanent, patientcentered home in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller
relocate into a
Cancer Institute at UAMS.
Major clinical, research, and administrative components will be housed together in close proximity to a vast array of medical and support services in the Cancer Institute.
The move is slated for
For maximum effect, Dr. Barlogie enlisted Bob Kohler, AIA, a long-term patient/architect, to collaborate with the main architectural team, providing the crucial patient perspective.
Together, they coined the term
“Archi-Therapy” & - Design Driven by Patient
Reference and Function.
“Archi-Therapy” conveys the heart and soul of the institution through its physical form for the support of healing.
Physician Pods form the central hub of the visually dynamic â€œArchi-Therapyâ€? clinic space.
Physician Pods: Create a striking image, evoking world-class,
Are irregular in shape, mirroring a myeloma cell,
yet providing a firm foundation for a sense of
stability and security
Form a semi-circular arc, enabling a unique
arrangement of small, intimate seating nooks
Maximize effective lighting for comfort and tranquility
You are invited to support the continued excellence of the Myeloma Institute and its novel
Naming funds will create a
Myeloma Institute endowment to sustain long-term research and operations.
Patient Consult Rooms $15,000 Patient Exam Rooms $20,000 Patient Interview Room $25,000 Clinical Work Rooms $30,000 Nurses Work Room $40,000 Concierge Center $50,000 Clinic Scheduling Hub $75,000 Physician Administrative Offices $100,000 Physician Pods $150,000 High-Tech Conference Room $200,000 Dr. Barlogieâ€™s Physician Pod $250,000 Dr. Barlogieâ€™s Administrative Office Suite $500,000 Clinical Protocols Division $1,000,000 Physician Pod Patient Lobby $2,500,000 Myeloma Institute Clinic $5,000,000 Myeloma Institute $15,000,000
a patient centered focus was the overriding principle in designing all components of the Cancer Institute. The goal was to create a soothing, humanizing and healing
environment.â€? Hrand DuValian, AIA, Senior Architect, The Cromwell Firm Lead Architect for the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
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Office of Development & Communications 4301 West Markham St. #816, Little Rock, AR 72205 501-526-2873 Janet Aronson, Director AronsonJanetL@uams.edu
Victor Varnado, Associate Director VNVarnado@uams.edu
Myeloma Cell Artist: Bart Barlogie, 2011
UAMS Myeloma Institute Archi-Therapy Concept