Cynthia Brown, R.N., to Lead UAMS Infusion Clinics, Outpatient Blood Draw

By Ben Boulden

Brown completed her bachelor of science in nursing degree from the UAMS College of Nursing, where she is working toward her master’s degree.

Her nursing career began in the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit, followed by stints in home health and family practice. For the past 15 years, Brown has concentrated on oncology nursing, having served in various positions including director of inpatient hematology/oncology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and chief nursing officer at St. Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital.

While at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Brown received the Care, Love and Hope Award.

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