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2016 UAMS Alumni Weekend Reunites Classmates, Friends

Aug. 26, 2016 | Although he’d traveled from Anchorage, Alaska, to Little Rock for the weekend, Tim Coalwell, M.D., felt a little guilty about winning a prize for the longest drive. “That’s because I didn’t drive,” quipped Coalwell, a 1991 UAMS College of Medicine graduate. Held Aug. 19-21 at the University of Arkansas for Medical [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., R.N., Invested in Linda C. Hodges Dean’s Chair

Aug. 9, 2016 | Patricia A. Cowan, Ph.D. R.N., dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing, was invested Aug. 4 in the Linda C. Hodges Dean’s Chair. Cowan succeeds Lorraine Frazier, who left UAMS last year, as both the chair and dean. Cowan began at UAMS on Nov. 9, [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., R.N., Chairs Heart Association Statement on Ischemic Heart Disease Treatment in Women

LITTLE ROCK — More research, superior diagnostic equipment and exceptional recognition of symptoms is needed to better identify and treat women with ischemic heart disease (IHD) according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association chaired by Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., R.N., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS College of Nursing Advisory Board Elects Officers

LITTLE ROCK — The College of Nursing Advisory Board at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has elected Benni Fambrough of Little Rock its new chairman and re-elected JoAnn Hennessy Smith of Searcy as vice chair and Mike Spades of Little Rock as secretary-treasurer. Benni Fambrough Each officer will serve a [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Leanne Lefler, Ph.D., Named Breakthrough Leader in Nursing

LITTLE ROCK — Developing an innovative approach that helped older women incorporate physical activity into their daily lives has led to national award for Leanne Lefler, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., an associate professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing. Lefler was one of ten nurses in the United States to receive [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Saw Transformative Growth in 2015

Dec. 28, 2015 | UAMS experienced a year of growth and transformation  in 2015 that reached all areas of patient care, education and research. During this time of development, UAMS saw many changes in leadership. In January, Jeanne Heard, M.D., Ph.D., announced her retirement as provost effective June 30 after more forty years at UAMS. [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS College of Nursing Receives Maximum Accreditation for Four Programs

LITTLE ROCK — The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has granted maximum accreditation to four programs in the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the only university in Arkansas to have all four accredited by the commission. Three programs received 10-year accreditations — Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master [...]

By | December 15th, 2015|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Ellyn Matthews, Ph.D., R.N., Invested in Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing

LITTLE ROCK - Ellyn E. Matthews, Ph.D., R.N., was invested Dec. 7 in the Elizabeth Stanley Cooper Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Matthews is an associate professor in the UAMS College of Nursing. She came to UAMS in July from the University of Colorado where she [...]

By | December 9th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

Nursing Students Inducted to International Honor Society

Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at UAMS, addresses the audience at the Nov. 15 ceremony. Nov. 20, 2015 | Nearly 100 students from the UAMS College of Nursing were recently inducted to the Gamma Xi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society for [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Names Patricia Cowan Dean of College of Nursing

July 29, 2015 | Patricia A. Cowan, Ph.D., R.N., has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and will begin at UAMS on or before Dec. 1.

By | July 29th, 2015|University News|0 Comments