LITTLE ROCK – The
The gift will be made over four years. Dean Stephanie F. Gardner, Pharm.D, Ed.D., said the gift will go toward a goal of $1 million, which will provide unrestricted funds to be used by the current and future deans to advance the
“This gift is extremely meaningful since it comes from alumni leaders and a former associate dean,”
Karrol Fowlkes, Pharm.D., is a former faculty member and associate dean of the college. Vicki Fowlkes, B.S., serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council and the
“We are glad to be able to make this gift to establish the Dean’s Chair for the
The couple established the Excellence in Community Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship in 2001, which has generated a total of $45,000 in scholarship awards.
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.