UAMS College of Pharmacy to Host Summer Camp June 15-20

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LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy will hold its second summer camp for high school students June 15-20. The deadline for applications is March 21.


The camp introduces pharmacy-related career and educational opportunities at UAMS to students and provides hands-on training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by UAMS faculty and area pharmacists and field trips to pharmacies. Social and cultural activities also factor in to the experience for students.


Camp tuition is $400 and includes housing in UAMS residence halls, all meals, camp instruction materials, laboratory exercise supplies, and field trip transportation expenses. Some stipends are available to students who require tuition assistance. Applications are available online at or by calling (501) 686-5557.


For more information contact Eddie Dunn, M.D., pharmacy camp coordinator, at (501) 686-8929, e-mail, or write to: UAMS College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Summer Camp, 4301 W. Markham St., #522, Little Rock, AR 72205.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,600 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. Visit