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‘More Than Just Medicine’: Students Learn Much at Pharmacy Camp

June 20, 2024 | Summer camp often conjures thoughts of outdoor activities, campfires and mosquito bites. For just a few short days in June, 30 high school students from across Arkansas experienced a different kind of camp — one with bubbling beakers, scrubs, gloves and colorful creations. Held June 3-5 at the UAMS Little Rock campus, the UAMS College...

Benjamin Waldrum
Daniel Voth, Sean Taverna

New UAMS Program Aims to Promote Fellowship Applications

June 19, 2024 | Fellowships are a key component in research training that provide awardees with financial backing, allowing them to focus on their study program. The Fellowship Initiative for Research Excellence (FIRE) is a scholarship program designed to encourage postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to apply for extramural fellowships....

Nathan Tidwell
Natasha Wilhelm, a pre-med summer scholar, poses with Gloria Richard-Davis, M.D., in her newly presented white coat.

UAMS Welcomes Students to Health Career University

June 13, 2024 | In a June 4 ceremony at the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed a diverse group of students to its Health Career University (HCU), where they will spend the summer learning about various health-related professions. The students are a mix of junior and senior high school students,...

Linda Satter

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UAMS’ Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D., Named Fellow of the American College of Radiology

June 11, 2024 | Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D., director of the Breast Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, has received the prestigious designation of Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR). ACR awards fellowships to only 15% of its 40,000 members for exceptional service to the organization and to the...

Marty Trieschmann
Marjan Boerma

INBRE Workshop Takes a Look at Cardiovascular Disease

June 7, 2024 | Arkansas INBRE (IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence) hosted undergraduate students, postdoctorate fellows and staff May 22 for another in a continuing series of day-long workshops at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). UAMS physicians and researchers gave presentations and conducted group discussions with the attendees on cardiovascular disease cases and clinical issues...

Nathan Tidwell
Dawn Williams, MVP for June 2024

Dawn Williams

June 13, 2024 | Meet Dawn Williams, the university's MVP for June. Dawn is assistant access director in UAMS Patient Access. In the course of her work, she puts into practice the UAMS values of integrity, respect, diversity and health equity, teamwork, creativity, excellence and safety.

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College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy ASHP-SSHP Chapter Honored with Award for Professionalism

June 7, 2024 | The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) recently recognized the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP) chapter with an Outstanding Professional Development Award for the 2023-2024 academic year. The UAMS chapter was one of only 20 chapters nationwide to receive the honor. “I am so proud of our SSHP chapter and...

Benjamin Waldrum

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