Sylvia Murchison Joins UAMS as Oncology Business Manager

By Susan Van Dusen

Murchison previously served as human resources/operations director and compliance officer for Arkansas Urology, and as practice administrator for Little Rock Hematology/Oncology Associates.

She earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is a certified public accountant.

Her professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Health Financial Management Association and the Society of Human Resource Managers.

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 hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven 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, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 775 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 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