Dosha Cummins, Pharm.D., Gets Top UAMS Pharmacy Award

By todd

LITTLE ROCK – Dosha Cummins, Pharm.D., of Jonesboro, recently received the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy top teaching award for her work with senior pharmacy students.

Cummins, B.C.P.S. (Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy Specialty), is associate professor of Pharmacy Practice and an assistant professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UAMS Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Northeast in Jonesboro.  


The Preceptor of the Year Award recognizes Cummins’ work with the College of Pharmacy’s senior students as they learned drug therapy in the last phase of their pharmacy school education. During her 10 years at AHEC Northeast, Cummins has earned numerous awards, including the Arkansas Pharmacy Association’s Outstanding Young Pharmacist Award and Rotarian of the Year Award from the Rotary Club of Jonesboro-University.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, five centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,320 students and 690 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 9,300 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.5 billion a year.