COM Student Sasha Ray Elected to SNMA Board of Directors

Sept. 22, 2017 | Sasha Ray, a third-year College of Medicine student from Little Rock, has been elected director for Region III of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the nation’s oldest and largest, independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Ray was elected to the SNMA Board [...]

By | 2017-09-22T11:33:45+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Three UAMS Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Rural Arkansas Primary Care

Sept. 21, 2017 | Three UAMS medical students have each been awarded a $20,000 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship, which encourages aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in rural Arkansas. This year’s recipients are Steven James, a senior from Conway; Julie Sherrill, a senior from Dumas; and Allison Jackson, a [...]

By | 2017-09-21T13:30:04+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Students Pull for Each Other in Competition – and Medical School

Sept. 15, 2017 | UAMS College of Medicine students gathered with faculty members, family and friends on the field at War Memorial Stadium on a September Saturday afternoon that started with food and games and ended with students literally pulling for one another. Just as in the tug-of-war matchups that capped the events at the [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:02:02+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Honors Individuals for Diversity Efforts

Sept. 12, 2017 | Four members of the UAMS family were recognized Sept. 6 for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus and in the community at the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs’ annual State of Diversity and Inclusion ceremony. Santiago Gonzales, a medical student in the UAMS College of Medicine; Brittney Roy, program coordinator [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:50:20+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Graduates Reunite, Some Decades Apart, at Alumni Weekend 2017

Aug. 31, 2017 | Amid all the handshakes, hugs, smiles and laughter, UAMS alumni reminisced and caught up on their divergent paths, delighted to be together again – some who hadn’t seen each other since graduation, decades ago. Charles Born, Ph.D., and Carol Born, Pharm.D., both COP '67. The 2017 Alumni Weekend held [...]

By | 2017-09-01T13:09:05+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

College of Pharmacy Class of 2021 Dons White Coats

Aug. 22, 2017 | On a recent trip, Grazyna Nowak, Ph.D., was reluctant to switch rooms when the hotel management asked if she would, she said Aug. 18 at the  White Coat Ceremony for the UAMS College of Pharmacy Class of 2021. A professor in the college’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a recipient of [...]

By | 2017-08-22T13:26:37+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Pharmacy Student Organizations Win National Chapter of the Year Awards

Aug. 18, 2017 | Two UAMS College of Pharmacy student organizations — chapters of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) and the Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity — recently walked away with chapter of the year awards. Kappa Epsilon won Chapter of the Year for 2015-2016. This year the meeting was Aug. 2-5 in New [...]

By | 2017-08-18T14:18:46+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Diversity Programs Get $24,000 Boost from Bank of America

August 11, 2017 | An informal thank-you luncheon held Aug. 2 for UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs students and donors had a sweet ending, thanks to a surprise presentation of $24,000 from Bank of America. Although the event had been planned weeks in advance, the gift was not announced until the day before. Bank of [...]

By | 2017-08-25T11:46:38+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Undergrads Practice ‘Dialogue of Science’ at Summer Research Symposium

Aug. 1, 2017 | Undergraduate scientists from across Arkansas wore buttons provided by the UAMS Graduate School that said “Ask Me about My Research” July 26 at the Central Arkansas Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. “Talking about science should be like talking about the weather. It should come that naturally,” said Grover P. Miller, Ph.D., professor [...]

By | 2017-08-01T13:44:57+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Speakers Urge PA Students to Remember True Meaning of White Coat

June 28, 2017 | The 36 members of the physician assistant program’s Class of 2019 were urged to remember the true meaning of the white coat as they donned the jackets for the first time and pledged to care for their patients. Both Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and College of Health Professions Dean Douglas L. Murphy, Ph.D., reminded the students during the May 26 ceremony that their white coats are not a status symbol that separates practitioners from their patients, but rather a reminder of the responsibility that health care professionals bear.

By | 2017-06-28T10:59:27+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments