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College of Public Health Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrated at Convocation

June 2, 2023 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health held its 2023 convocation, celebrating the success of students, faculty and staff. Dean Mark Williams, Ph.D., slowly gazed over the massive crowd packed into an auditorium in the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building before expressing his excitement for the...

Kev' Moye
The 2023-2024 KL2 Scholars are (l-r, clockwise from top): Mary “Katy” Allison, Michail Mavros, Brian D. Piccolo, Megha Sharma, Ankita Shukla and Alicja Urbaniak.

Six Early-Career UAMS Researchers Receive KL2 Scholar Awards

June 1, 2023 | Six early-career researchers have been selected to receive two years of funded translational research training and support in the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards Program. The promising junior faculty researchers were selected for the 2023-2024 program through a competitive application process. KL2 scholars receive two years of mentored...

David Robinson
Members of the UAMS Movement Disorders Team

UAMS Huntington’s Disease Clinic Receives Renewed Designation as a Center of Excellence

June 1, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — The Huntington’s Disease Clinic at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently received a three-year designation as a Center of Excellence by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), signifying that it provides the best possible care for patients and families. It is the only HDSA Center of Excellence in...

Linda Satter

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Rhonda Mattox, M.D., president of the Arkansas Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, delivers the keynote address during the Underrepresented in Health Graduation Celebration.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UAMS Holds Graduation Celebration for Underrepresented and Minority Students

June 2, 2023 | Graduating students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) celebrated their achievements with a May 7 ceremony hosted by the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI). Brian Gittens, Ed.D., MPA, vice chancellor for DDEI, kicked off the Underrepresented in Health Graduation Celebration by welcoming the students and congratulating them on a job...

Chris Carmody
Graduates recite the Hippocratic Oath as part of becoming physicians.
College of Medicine

College of Medicine Administers Hippocratic Oath, Applauds 157 Graduates

May 30, 2023 | | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine honored its 157 graduates constituting the Class of 2023 at a convocation ceremony May 19 that touched on the students’ resilience during a pandemic, and the responsibility and hope that lie before them. “Despite a pandemic and the challenges it brought, you persevered...

Linda Satter
COP Convocation 2023
College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy’s Convocation Honors 75 Graduates

May 31, 2023 | Friends and family members applauded and cheered as each member of the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Class of 2023 took the stage May 19 at convocation. The students, who completed four years of study, were one of several classes to shift gears and learn remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The in-person event, held at...

Benjamin Waldrum
Amit Tiwari
News Release

Amit Tiwari, Ph.D., Joins UAMS College of Pharmacy as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

May 30, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — Amit Tiwari, Ph.D., an accomplished educator and cancer researcher, joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy as the associate dean of research and graduate studies. “We are excited to get to work with Dr. Tiwari, who is a dedicated educator and seasoned scientist,” said Dean Cindy Stowe,...

Benjamin Waldrum

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