UAMS Graduates 936 Health Care Professionals

By Spencer Watson

Degrees were awarded to 177 in the College of Medicine, 218 in the College of Nursing, 105 in the College of Pharmacy, 72 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 302 in the College of Health Professions and 62 in the Graduate School.

Degrees and certificates conferred include the doctor of philosophy, doctor of medicine, doctor of pharmacy, doctor of nursing practice, master of science, master of nursing science, bachelor of science in nursing, master of public health, doctor of public health, master of health administration, postbaccalaureate certificate in public health, master of science in healthcare analytics and a variety of degrees in allied health disciplines including certificates, bachelor of science degrees, postbaccalaureate certificates, master of communication sciences and disorders, master of physician assistant studies, doctor of audiology and doctor of physical therapy.

The following are graduates of the five UAMS colleges and graduate school who authorized the release of their name and hometown. Graduates are divided by college and hometown unless otherwise noted.

UAMS College of Medicine

The following graduates received their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.

Arkadelphia

Jace Bradshaw

Bald Knob

Cordell Crisp

Batesville

Christopher Elms

Beebe

Annlee-Taylor Glass-Hicks

Benton

Jonathan Gardner

Alaina Smith

Bentonville

Kelsey Parks

Bigelow

Catherine Thomas

Cabot

Hayden Elliott

Roger Gillum

Ahmed Stivers

Calamine

Lane Gay

Charleston

Hamilton Newhart

Cherokee Village

Karam Sra

Conway

Morgan Bridgforth

Charles Hunter

Jacob Linna

Austin Morgan

Madison Morris

Tyler Thompson

Bryce Woods

Crossett

Mason Harper

Dardanelle

Morgan Gongola

Hunter Ramey

Des Arc

Joshua Walls

DeWitt

Carole Jennings

East End

Brittany Flippo

El Dorado

Gelina Buslig

Matthew Cordell

Victoria Davis

Laney Sideroff

Forrest Woods

Fayetteville

Mohammed Soliman

Jessica White

Flippin

Alexis Mallett

Fordyce

Michael Richardson

Fort Smith

Mouad Abdulrahim

Christina Chapman

Melissa Eckes

Caitlin Hirsh

Michelle Huynh

Spencer McClure

Jordan Spencer

Courtney Wright

Hannah Yasin

Jesse Young

Garner

Jared Gowen

Glenwood

William Buck

Greenwood

Riley George

Cameron Parsley

Harrison

Samuel Patton

Katie Stahler

Hensley

Joseph Koon II

Hermitage

Dustin Brown

Hot Springs

Jackson Arnold

Hayden Dunn

Adam Larey

Melissa Plumley

Huntsville

Rachel Goff

Hunter Vines

Jonesboro

Jacob Carter

Lillie Pitts

Reid Shelton

Lake Village

Einnod Williams

Little Rock

Muhammad Abu-Rmaileh

Adam Angel

Nicholas Baltz

Sarah Beckwith

John Block

Autumn Brown

Katherine Caid

Arhita Dasgupta

Parker Davidson

Amanda Ederle

Joshua Estes

Sara Frankowski

Vikram Gondhalekar

Daniel Griffin

Heather Hirsch

Ryan MacLeod

Joel McGowan

Mary Moore

Rachel Moore

Dmitry Nedosekin

Patrick O’Brien

Danica Angela Ordonez

Merry Peckham

David Polk

Christopher Randall

Emily Reiners

Jennifer Saccente

Bradley Stone

Emily Tharp

Victor Ventrano

Bryce Wall

Wesley White

Jonathan Williamson

Magnolia

Anjali Patel

Maumelle

Moriah Hollaway

Sehrish Sardar

Allison Schneider

Mountain View

Kaitlynn Butler

North Little Rock

Olivia Brasher

Karl Goshen

Justin Klucher

Jackson Massanelli

Osceola

Jaskiran Kaur

Oshawa

Jordyn Wolfe

Paragould

Brandi Mize

Jacob Smith

Pea Ridge

Tyler Estes

Pine Bluff

George Bloom II

Pocahontas

Kevin Thomas

Rogers

Nadia Khan

Pratheepa Ravikumar

Tyler Rose

Russellville

Johnathan Marasco

Humaira Saleem

Alex Smith

Searcy

Micah Clay

Brianna Klucher

Sherwood

Zachary Reiners

Siloam Springs

Catherine Scarbrough

Shelby Webb

Star City

Jackson Haynes

Van Buren

Skye Heckman

Rachel Mayo

Wheatley

Jasmine McKissick

White Hall

Courtney Hunter

OUT OF STATE

Dana Point, California

Victoria Ly

Cape Coral, Florida

Stephen Menefee

Conyers, Georgia

John Norton

Bloomington, Illinois

Adam Neuhouser

Palos Park, Illinois

William Christy

Raceland, Louisiana

Jeanne Rabalais

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Mary Andrews

Mound Bayou, Mississippi

Ansley Scott

Columbia, Missouri

Amy Scott

Doniphan, Missouri

Austin Ivy

Joplin, Missouri

Griffin Sonaty

Springfield, Missouri

Connor Wilson

Garner, North Carolina

Matthew Madujibeya

Jacksonville, North Carolina

C’Asia James

Hanover, New Hampshire

Gregory Corwin

Altus, Oklahoma

Alexander Rivas

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nathan Klammer

Knoxville, Tennessee

Katelyn Ragland

Frisco, Texas

Blake Wiggins

Houston, Texas

James Mazzo

Richmond, Texas

Evan Laman

Rockwall, Texas

Spencer Taylor

 

UAMS College of Nursing

The following graduates received either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Master of Science in Nursing (MNSc.) or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

Adona

Emily West

Arkadelphia

Yuliya Riddle

Batesville

Rachel Branstetter

Lindsey Reynolds

Chelsea Wiles

Bauxite

Tania Acevedo

Beebe

Dixie Chism

Brianna Winkle

Benton

Cassidy Brashears

Ashlie Dintleman

Gisele Hardy

Kadi Harris

Morgan McClain

Kelli Smith

Bryant

Rachel Chappell

Madison Dunnahoo

Tayler Harmon

Priscilla Joiner

Sarah Kuhn

Jennifer Rawls

Joanna Rostad-Hall

Cabot

Christina Allen-Doyle

Kelsey Drees

Bethany Knowles

Laken Koonce

Chloe Long

Lauren McCluskey

Hannah Montgomery

Calico Rock

Kelsey Fry

Clinton

Courtney Oleson

Conway

Jordan Amerson

Cassidy Angerman

Jacquelyn Benitez

Alisha McCool

Magdalena Navarro

Alesha Rabb

Krista Tressner

Dermott

Shakeylla Allen

DeWitt

Kenzie Bullock

Sarah Dillion

Chastiti Lepine

East End

Jordan Moore

Jordan Olson

Elaine

Stephanie Glenn

England

Meghan Cooley

Dantrel Drayer

Fayetteville

Sherri Hawley

Joshua McKinnon

Bethany McKnight

Emily Oakhill

Forrest City

Lisa Hull

Fort Smith

Tiffany Diaz

Lauren Moss

Miranda Adamson

Genoa

Samuel Mason

Gravette

Halle Webb

Greenbrier

Haylie Day

Alexis Rackley

Guy

Kelsey Stacy

Hackett

Robert Cluck

Hampton

Madeline Harvey

Harrison

Vanessa Allen

Kyla Grant

Hazen

Alexandria Vail

Heber Springs

Lawson Hamilton

Hannah Thomas

Hope

Sabrina Maxfield

Hot Springs

Shannon Kalkwarf

Jacksonville

Lakendra Ready

Courtney Scarbrough

Little Rock

Maeghan Arnold

Jalesia Austin

Kaleigh Byrne

Susan Campbell

Joan Carder

Sara Chastain

Mary Davidson

Ann Estes

Randi Ferguson

Tonya Frazier

Anna Frost

Emily Haynes

Sarah Henry

Hayley Houston

Danielle Jenkins

Kaitlin Karney

Shankar Kathiresan

Simone Milton

Taylor Moll

Ana Reyes-Guerrero

Katherine Rivas

Alexander Rottman

Brook Scalzo

Lindsey Wyerick

Lonoke

Joan Tackett

Magnolia

Patrice Heard

Marion

Justin Goucher

Maumelle

Lauren Hart

Diane Wood

Mayflower

Taylor Fugatt

Monticello

Tyler Simpson

Morrilton

Mikayla Lemley

Mountain Home

Annelise Baker

Christie Keller

Naylor

Terry Prowse

North Little Rock

Kelley Burlsworth

Casey Heffington

Dawnre Nooner

Alysha Petroff

Jacob Sandefur

Bethany Walker

Paragould

Lori Black

Pine Bluff

Teresa Dukes-Scott

Elizabeth Hartz

Pleasant Grove

Stacy Morris

Rison

Lily House

Russellville

Angela Cromer

Scotland

Katherine Dunham

Searcy

Courtney Drain

Heather Holden

Tiffany Morgan

Jericho Scott

Sherwood

Natalie Crace

Sidney

Kendra Byrd

Springdale

Stephanie Mendoza

Diana Torres

Star City

Mallori Hartsfield

Texarkana

Cynthia Durham

Vilonia

Carrie Wyatt

Waldo

Tara Almand

West Memphis

Tylachea Boyce

Wynne

Sydnie Mohr

OUT OF STATE

Fairbanks, Alaska

Katrina Cuellar

Nampa, Idaho

Hannah Weaver

Mandeville, Louisiana

Amanda Autin

Monroe, Louisiana

Julianna Malone

Cincinnati, Ohio

Paige Reid

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Alaina Hall

Jenks, Oklahoma

Kayla Moody

Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

Hannah Madans

Nashville, Tennessee

Katherine Rolfe

Atlanta, Texas

Zoe Allen

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Jennifer Thompson

Steven’s Point, Wisconsin

Andrea Worden

 

UAMS College of Health Professions

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Bachelor of Science in Cardio Respiratory Care

Amber Ashburn – Hot Springs

Robert Haynes Jr. – Booneville

Frida Ruiz Rivera – Bryant

Kyra Sanders – Pine Bluff

Courtney Tedder – Bentonville

Ashley Thompson – Gurdon

Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology

Anna Bell – Conway

Ashton Gray – Little Rock

Kellie Hough – Little Rock

Brenda Rosales – Fort Smith

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Abigayle Childress – Conway

Montana Cox – Bridge Creek, Oklahoma

Shelby Cross – Benton

Alexis Downing – Pine Bluff

Alexandra Eudaly – Searcy

Salena Greer – Searcy

Jason Harper – Walnut Ridge

Suzanna Haygood – El Dorado

Jessica Henderson – Prescott

Karli Herron – Hot Springs

Matilyn Jamison – Nashville

Regan Keesee – Bryant

Jackie Majors – Little Rock

Lindsey Martin – Jacksonville

Christa Morrison – Alexander

Olivia New – Cabot

Katie Richardson – DeWitt

Kayla Robinson – Maumelle

Aariana Sanders – Jacksonville

Erin Self – Lake Village

Katlyn Walker – Little Rock

Madelyn Ward – White Hall

Mary Addison Watson – Simms, Texas

Madison Wortsmith – Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Amber Briggler – Conway

Molly Ely – Princeville, Illinois

Kayte Flachs – Kalamazoo, Michigan

Shelby Graves – Sheridan

Natalie Jones – Benton

Courtney Phelps – Strong

Callie Smith – North Little Rock

Victoria Watson – Sherwood

Madison Yeager – Bentonville

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Brittany Ashe – Lowell, Indiana

Mahmud Barre – Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Abigail Beard – Bearden

Kyle Bergeron – Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Kelsey Campbell – Miami, Oklahoma

Venessa Campos – El Paso, Texas

Noor Dowllow – Moorhead, Minnesota

Payten Frunzi – Mountain Home

Sandra Galaviz – El Paso, Texas

Mariah Garcia Morrow – Cabot

Mary Hailey – Jackson, Tennessee

Marcus Jackson – San Bernardino, California

Capitolah Jennings – Tazewell, Tennessee

Joan Kanguru – Benton

Fiona Kelly – Riverside, California

Annette Landherr – Detroit, Michigan

Kimberly Lawrence – Hot Springs

Sara Lee – Mantador, North Dakota

Stephanie McCormick – Union, South Carolina

Arianna Peret – Hot Springs

Kissel Rivera – Houston, Texas

Oleta Roberts – Atkins

Malissa Ross – Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Krystal Royce – Harrison

David Savino – Portsmouth, Virginia

Misty Schoolfield – New Hope, Alabama

Sheay Sczerba – Clinton, Mississippi

Jessica Stiles – Hot Springs

Jeffery Stone – Hot Springs

Alton Sutterfield – Shirley

Kiriana Uluiviti – Piqua, Ohio

Gabriela Wasilewski – Carpentersville, Illinois

Wei Xu – Lemoore, California

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Imaging Science

Yesenia Altamirano – Glenwood

Cayla Bartels – Sherwood

Hailey Bromley – Hensley

Payton Jones – Sherwood

Haley Ketcher – Stilwell, Oklahoma

Ira Koonce – Blytheville

Amber McGee – Alexander

Lindsey Ratterree – Greenwood

Chandler Starling – Jonesboro

Giovanni Valdez – Glenwood

Mallory Wilcox – Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Imaging Sciences

Kayla Ashenberger – Searcy

LaToya Barker – Pine Bluff

Casie Bickley – De Queen

Kali Bigelow – Jacksonville

Alexis Downum – El Dorado

Mackenzie Garner – Bella Vista

Kaylin Gist – Searcy

Morgan Hadley – Hope

Ericka Hatsell – Heber Springs

Madison Hill – Fort Smith

Rhandi Holley – Cassville, Missouri

Kyla Kindle – Fayetteville

Patrick Lamb – Nashville

Katrina Malat – Lonoke

Kaitlin McAfee – Rogers

Richard McClain – Rogers

Haley McMillan – Bentonville

Adam Meade – Gravette

Emma Moseley – Benton

Emily Mueller – Ashdown

Laura Naumann – Bryant

Tammy Oakes – Centerton

Elizabeth Oest – Kensett

KaLynn Peterson – Greenbrier

Brooklyn Pike – Ozark

Sarah Pinyan – Little Rock

Karlee Post – Texarkana, Texas

Michaela Presley – Bigelow

Kennedy Ratliff – Rison

Lauren Ritchey – Lincoln

Mauricio Roman – Rogers

Jacqueline Saxton – Little Rock

Brandi Schaefers – Conway

Angela Smith – Bentonville

Ashlyn Smith – Beebe

Lydia Tilley – Mena

Lauren Trotter – Atlanta, Texas

Cora Watson – Fayetteville

Faith Young – Hazen

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Dietetics and Nutrition

Desirae Bedgood – Tallulah, Louisiana

Faith Burroughs – Greenbrier

Margaret Campbell – Bismarck

Elizabeth Cate – Little Rock

Selena Garcia – Conway

Michelle Henderson – England

Shauna Horner – Mena

Victoria Leverington – Claremore, Oklahoma

Nichole Lucas – Manchester, Iowa

Eric Siebenmorgen – Morrison Bluff

KayLee Warren – Newburgh, Indiana

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Amane Ali – Shreveport, Louisiana

Gabriel Arredondo Arriola – Guatemala City, Guatemala

Hannah Breau – Little Rock

Alexandra De La O – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Taylor Dycus – England

Jerry Green – Glenwood

Rachel Griffin – Little Rock

Gregory Hau – Baraboo, Wisconsin

Alayna Holdsworth – Pearl River, Louisiana

Jamie Hunter – Miami, Florida

Lindsay Hutchins – El Dorado

Cassie Kaufman – Rogers

Abby Kordsmeier – Conway

Bria Mays – Jonesville, Louisiana

Maggie McNamara – Harrisburg

Catherine Milwee – Mobile, Alabama

Lacey Newell – Gravette

Nicole Oulela – Garland, Texas

Priya Patel – Ashdown

Brittany Pint – Flower Mound, Texas

Jordan Reddick – Jonesboro

Katherine Shuster – Flower Mound, Texas

Garrett Soileau – Ruston, Louisiana

Maison Stice – Batesville

Allison Teague – Bentonville

Benjamin Winn – Fayetteville

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Angela Anderson – Arkadelphia

Ruth Barnice – Van Buren

Joyce Bobo – Black Springs

Saira Khan – Russellville

Emily Leger – North Little Rock

Lauren Lentz – East End

Jessica Mahoney – New Iberia, Louisiana

Jamie Mann – Little Rock

Sarah McCarley – Bryant

Amber Melvin – Little Rock

Jeneanne Seldura – Anaheim, California

Jessica Swatzel – Little Rock

Mary Winkelman – Little Rock

Janet Young – Little Rock

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

Jamiri Brown – Patterson, Louisiana

Elizabeth Fincher – Hope

Jacob Ginter – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Erin Hediger – St. Charles, Missouri

Elizabeth Rothrock – Springdale

Brayden West – Brandon, Mississippi

Doctor of Audiology

Sian Halvorsen – Corinth, Texas

Mary Hefley – Russellville

Danielle Petersen – Pleasant Plains

Lei Ross – Cabot

Katie Seever – Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Jordan Thomas – Cabot

Clayton Whitfield – Nashville, Tennessee

Taylor Williams – Bauxite

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Abbey Belote – Springfield, Missouri

Bassel Chaaban – Dallas, Texas

Tawny Chan – Corona, California

Thalia Chan – Corona, California

Emily Deitchler – Eureka Springs

Amanda Didawick – Arlington, Virginia

Olivia Hanson – Fort Smith

Avery Hurst – Dallas, Texas

Kara Iribarren – Prairie Grove

Megan James – Fayetteville

Kelsey Kempson – Fayetteville

Loren Krzysko – Barrington, Illinois

Giau Pham – Fort Smith

Sarah Ramey – Little Rock

Kitrick Russell – Kansas City, Missouri

Travis Sovronec – Laguna Hills, California

Kate Tarver – Germantown, Tennessee

Logan Wallace – Batesville

 

UAMS College of Pharmacy

The following graduates received their Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.

Alexander

Joshua Lowery

Alma

Alyssa Outhay

Altus

Allyson Flaherty

Ashdown

Marissa Johnston

Bearden

Jessica Regalado

Benton

Caylin Carson

Nichole Edwards

Uyen Phan

Bentonville

Gabriella Nepomuceno

Bismarck

Jessica Hardage

Shannon Hardage

Booneville

Wade Weaver

Bryant

Skyler McKissock

Cabot

Matthew Anglin

Matthew Calhoun

Marlee James

Camden

Kennedy Richard

Carlisle

Ryan Sage

Clinton

Sarah Emison

Conway

Nicole Moix

Nancy Murphy

James Murphy Jr.

Abby Richards

Cotton Plant

Shakeena Johnson

Dardanelle

Cassidy Holt

England

Trenton Cheek

Evening Shade

Mollie Wolfe

Farmington

Justin Beeks

Fayetteville

Kera Flippo

Haodi Ruan

Zachariah Vaughn

Fort Smith

Austin Lovelady

Alexander Phan

Gray Stanton

Greenbrier

Amanda Lawson

Gurdon

Sarah Kuhn

Harrisburg

Hayley Hervey

Harrison

Halley Green

Hickory Plains

Samuel Bell

Highland

Domonick Esparza

Hot Springs

Kristen Lovelady

Jacksonville

Stacey Grandison

Aliyah Strong

Leachville

Brittany Butterfield

Little Rock

Samuel Bonney

Patrick Gurley

Hayley Harrington

Crystal Lavey

Ian McVinney

Seth Wilson

Magnolia

Laura Bolt

Mayflower

Kaylee Wilcox

McGehee

Peyton Cashion

Mena

Maddison Schuller

Mountain Home

Kendl Fischer

Nashville

Zachary Tollett

Pine Bluff

Jennifer Moore

Quitman

McKinlie Ingram

Sheridan

Katelynn Callaway

Sarah Covert

Sherwood

Trung Dang

Springdale

Natalie Irvin

Anna James

Tiffany Withrow

Star City

Tyler Towers

Texarkana

Paul Ward

Woodlawn

Hannah Black

OUT OF STATE

Springfield, Illinois

Jacqueline Dodwell

West Monroe, Louisiana

Allison Jolley

Brandon, Mississippi

Arthur Shaw

Grove, Oklahoma

Kayla Schapp

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Joanna Rish

Allen, Texas

Ember Fenton

Denton, Texas

Jack Finney

Garland, Texas

Ngan Duong

Redwater, Texas

Whitney Lumpkin

Texarkana, Texas

Kathryn Barfield

Austin Sewell

Union Grove, Wisconsin

Madeline Neubauer

INTERNATIONAL

Freeport, Bahamas

Byron Johnson II

 

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Health

John Schofield – Little Rock

Master of Health Administration

Aesha Abazid – Chattanooga, Tennessee

Erica Armstrong – Benton

Rimsha Chowhan – Louisville, Kentucky

Caroline Knetzer – Springfield, Missouri

Celina Nail – Cabot

Kingsley Nwabeke – Houston, Texas

Samuel Ogles – North Little Rock

Sophie Overton – Fayetteville

Madison Owens – Green Forest

Master of Public Health

Victor Alexander – Hot Springs

Sharaka Browley – Stuttgart

Autumn Brown – Little Rock

Niki Carter – Hazen

William Christy – Palos Park, Illinois

Catherine Clark – Grand Blanc, Michigan

Portiaca Crawford – Osceola

Annlee-Taylor Glass-Hicks – Beebe

Jared Gowen – Garner

Myca Grant – Beebe

Gina Gulley – Malvern

Skye Heckman – Van Buren

Heather Hirsch – Little Rock

Caitlin Hirsh – Fort Smith

Moriah Hollaway – Maumelle

Catherine Jensen – Plano, Texas

Marissa Johnston – Ashdown

Victoria Ly – Dana Point, California

Jasmine McKissick – Wheatley

Robert Morris – Jacksonville

John Norton – Conyers, Georgia

Alyssa Outhay – Alma

Asher Parvu – Fort Smith

Stephanie Powell – Stamps

Hunter Ramey – Dardanelle

Pratheepa Ravikumar – Rogers

Michael Ruckle – Conway

Ava Rumph – Little Rock

Catherine Scarbrough – Siloam Springs

Stacy Schriver – Subiaco

Ansley Scott – Mound Bayou, Mississippi

Jacob Smith – Paragould

Patricia Takam – Oak Park, Illinois

Kevin Thomas – Pocahontas

Blessing Ugwumba – Enugu, Nigeria

Jessica White – Fayetteville

Einnod Williams – Lake Village

Connor Wilson – Springfield, Missouri

Jesse Young – Fort Smith

Madeleine Young – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Master of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics

William Watson – Conway

 

UAMS Graduate School

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Certificate in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

Ashley Pike – LaVista, Nebraska

Certificate in Regulatory Sciences

Laura Ewing – Maynard

Kiara Fairman – Las Vegas, Nevada

Taylor Hammonds – Kansas City, Missouri

Astha Malhotra – Little Rock

Ana Perez – Delmar, New York

Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Astha Malhotra – Little Rock

Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

Adrian Williams – Gravel Ridge

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition

Lauren Ince – Nashville

Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Sciences

Watfa Ahmed – Little Rock

Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

Jakeira Davis – Beaumont, Texas

Bernice Nounamo – Russellville

Rebecca Ring – Little Rock

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dustyn Barnette – Monticello

Megan Reed – Malvern

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Informatics

Visanu Wanchai – Little Rock

Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Elizabeth Cleveland – Conway

Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

Andrea Edwards – White Hall

Laura Ewing – Maynard

Rebekah Langston – Harrison

Ryan MacLeod – Little Rock

Tiffany Miles – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

John Sherrill – Jonesboro

Kathryn Woods – Atlanta, Georgia

Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology

Shana Owens – Red Oak, Texas

Joseph Rom – Leesburg, Virginia

Doctor of Philosophy in Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences

Darla Cathcart – Conway

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science

Margie Qualls – Maumelle

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences

David Mery – Poughkeepsie, New York


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