Deborah Johnson, R.N., to Oversee UAMS Cancer Clinics

By Susan Van Dusen

Previously, Johnson served as director of Ambulatory Care Services and General Pediatric Clinic assistant nursing director at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She has served as a registered nurse for Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the Pulaski County Special School District and the Visiting Nurses’ Association.

Johnson received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from UAMS and is licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: 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 and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,836 students and 761 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 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. Visit or