UAMS Graduates 942 New Health Care Professionals

May 22, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) awarded certificates and degrees May 20 to 942 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 163 in the College of Medicine; 265 in the College of Nursing; 123 [...]

By | 2017-05-26T08:40:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Tsai, Smeltzer Recognized as Graduate Faculty of the Year

May 11, 2017 | Pao-Feng Tsai, Ph.D., R.N., and Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year on April 27 at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where the achievements of students and faculty mentors were also recognized. “I can’t thank y’all enough for all that you do for graduate studies,” said Robert [...]

By | 2017-05-11T10:17:42+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Medical School Friends Celebrate People Behind Journey

May 8, 2017 | Wilson Alobuia could tell just from the smile on Danielle Tchoungang’s face at Match Day that she found good news within the envelope that revealed her residency match. Alobuia started jumping up and down and yelling, excited for his best friend from medical school and forgetting momentarily that he was recording [...]

By | 2017-05-08T11:02:52+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

McLeod Named Marvin Award Recipient for Highest Score

May 2, 2017 | Cody McLeod, a third-year medical student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is the 2016 recipient of the Dr. Horace N. Marvin Award. The Marvin Award is presented annually by the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences to the student who scores the highest [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:09:34+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Nontraditional College of Medicine Grads Follow Winding Path

April 24, 2017 | All life stories have a purpose. A journey is taking place. A path is being forged. But for many of the non-traditional students graduating in this year’s UAMS College of Medicine class, the way forward wasn’t always obvious. The path that brought them to medicine was a winding one. “Looking back, [...]

By | 2017-04-24T13:38:31+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Communication Skills Honed at Student Research Day

April 14, 2017 | In the classroom, lab and clinic, UAMS students learn to “walk the walk,” and with the annual Student Research Day held April 12, they also learn to “talk the talk.” Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the UAMS Graduate School, said such events give students the all-important experience of communicating [...]

By | 2017-04-14T16:20:12+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Welcomes Undergraduate Students for Diversity Day

March 22, 2017 | Undergraduate students recently learned the ins and outs of what it’s like to be a UAMS student and work toward a career in health care. More than 150 students from 10 Arkansas colleges and universities were on campus March 10 as part of UAMS Diversity Day, an event sponsored by the [...]

By | 2017-03-22T15:17:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Match Day A Record for 2017 College of Medicine Grads

March 17, 2017 | It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017, because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school. Starting at 11 a.m. Central Time on March 17 simultaneously across the nation, senior medical students [...]

By | 2017-03-22T12:53:18+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

March 9, 2017 | If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic, reassuring a patient who was concerned about who will [...]

By | 2017-03-27T16:27:45+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments