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UAMS Chancellor’s Teaching Award Goes to 14 Faculty

 The UAMS Chancellor’s Faculty Teaching Award recipients pose with then-Chancellor I. Dodd Wilson (center) after the Oct. 27 ceremony.

The UAMS Chancellor’s Faculty Teaching Award recipients pose with then-Chancellor I. Dodd Wilson (center) after the Oct. 27 ceremony.

Nov. 13, 2009| Fourteen University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) faculty members received the university’s highest honor, the Chancellor’s Faculty Teaching Award, at a ceremony Oct. 27.

I. Dodd Wilson, M.D., who retired as chancellor Oct. 31, presided over the ceremony for the final time. Wilson began the awards program in 2004-05 from an initiative that originated in the UAMS Strategic Plan to recognize educators for excellence in instruction and student learning.

Held in the Fred W. Smith Conference Center of the UAMS Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the ceremony recognized the award recipients for their teaching and education efforts on behalf the five colleges: Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions, Public Health and Nursing, the Graduate School and – for the first time – the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC).

The 2008-09 recipients are:
College of Medicine
• Murat Gokden, M.D.
• Chris Smith, M.D.
• John Spollen, M.D.

College of Public Health
• Jan S. Richter, Ed.D.
• John B. Wayne, Ph.D.

College of Health Related Professions
• Paul D. Thaxton, M.A.T., C.N.M.T., ARRT(N)

College of Pharmacy
• Eddie Dunn, Pharm.D.
• Jonathan Wolfe, R.Ph., Ph.D.

College of Nursing
• Cynthia Burns, M.S.N., C.N.M., A.P.N.
• Shannon Finley, M.S.N., R.N.
• Debbie Garrett, M.N.Sc., A.P.N.

Graduate School
• Edgar Garcia-Rill, Ph.D.
• Thomas W. Guyette, Ph.D.

Area Health Education Centers
• Peter J. Carroll, M.D.

More information about each of the recipients can be found at the Chancellor’s Teaching Awards Web site at www.uams.edu/academicaffairs/facultyawards, which also features information on winners from past years.

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