UAMS Graduates 942 Health Care Professionals

By Linda Haymes

Degrees were awarded to 162 in the College of Medicine, 182 in the College of Nursing, 91 in the College of Pharmacy, 67 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 382 in the College of Health Professions and 58 in the Graduate School.

In addition to diplomas and certificates, some awards were also presented during the 2022 commencement ceremony.

Dr. Gregory Snead, professor and vice chair of emergency medicine in the College of Medicine received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Dr. Pamela deGravelles, clinical associate professor in the College of Nursing, was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Society and Health Education Excellence; and Jo Smith, director of UAMS Special Services, received the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Service.

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 health care 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.

Degrees were awarded to 162 in the College of Medicine, 182 in the College of Nursing, 91 in the College of Pharmacy, 67 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 382 in the College of Health Professions and 58 in the Graduate School.

Degrees were awarded to 162 in the College of Medicine, 182 in the College of Nursing, 91 in the College of Pharmacy, 67 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, 382 in the College of Health Professions and 58 in the Graduate School.

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.

Alma

Braxton Fisher Anderson

Morgan A. Howells-Resendez

Arkadelphia

Madeline Danielle Cook

Matthew Robert Savage

Beebe

Ryan Alexander Coleman

Cecily Lorene Gillespie

Benton

Richard Toriseju Spencer-Cole

Monica N. Williams

Bentonville

Matthew C. Ford

Dillon James Wade

Berryville

Charles Moss Horton

Bryant

Gray Matthew Orman

Cabot

Ahmed Michael Stivers

Katherine Barnhill Zehr

Hunter Pool

Eliot Britten Taylor

Camden

Jackson Lide Mosley

Caraway

Anna Nacole Brickell

Chandler

Timothy Kyle Hardaway

Conway

David Littleton Baker

Emily Caroline Fahr

Nicholas Lorne Frederickson

Avery Alexander Green

Emily Ann Ray

Casey Roark

Madison L. Shadowens

Collie Mason Show

Morgan Danielle Sweere

John Whitfield Wilson

Corning

Elizabeth Draper

Crawfordsville

Madison Gale Caldwell

De Queen

James Thomas Sellers

El Dorado

Zeel Nilesh Modi

Eureka Springs

Dakota Lee Pouncey

Fayetteville

Hayden Carl Hairston

Emily Paige Lorince

William Shoemaker McEver

Osvaldo Mendez

Paige Gocke Olsen

Craig Louis Smardo

Fordyce

Brandon Michael Payne

Forrest City

Paula Denise McClain

Fort Smith

Helena Gail Drolshagen

Aaron Cullen Henry

Eric Huynh

Auston Taylor Nolan

Emily Phelps

Vi Tran

Merit Jennings Turner

Gravette

Rebecca Lee Philpott

Green Forest

Anna Rae Blach

Greenwood

Kylie Amber Cleavenger

Harrisburg

Michael Andrew Hunter

Hartman

Hailey James Hardgrave

Heber Springs

Kevin Paul Fialkowski

Matthew Adam Ratliff

Highland

Mason Thomas Speir

Hot Springs

George Messersmith

Sydney Roper

Matthew Scott-Kirchen

David Ryan Williams

Hot Springs National Park

Neil Jordan Simmons

Hoxie

Spencer Hart

Huntsville

Margaret C. May–Martin

Kaitlyn Nicole Walden

Jonesboro

Christian Daniel Williams

Kyle Alexander Cook

Joseph Franklin VanScoy

Jake McMasters

Hytham Al–Hindi

Kollin Seth Walters

Little Rock

Dolapo Taiwo Adejumobi

Jake Perry Allison

Mitchell Benton

Rachel Nicole Best

Garrett Chase Bethel

Joseph Anthony Chacko

Alexander Bryant Cranford

Jacob Scott Davis

Katie Nicole Dreher

Thomas Jarrott Harkey

Ricky Lee Gable, Jr.

Laura Lanier Holder

John Sutherlin House

Ryan Michael Hui

Samuil Ivanovsky

Brett Ruston James

Luke T. James

Kelsey Renard Lambou

Brandon Thomas Leding

Win Lubana

John Wesley Mitchell, Jr.

Maya Denise Merriweather

William McCoy Mitchell

Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen

Bukola Odeniyi

Rachel Leigh Roark

Gideon L. Singleton

Olivia Elise Speed

Anna Borisivna Sharabura

Allyson Paige Walker

Hsin-Ping Wang

Yuxiu Wang

Jackson Wolfe Weaver

Taylor McKendree Winn

Lonoke

Erica Paige Dewey

Maumelle

Jennifer Rebecca Silva-Nash

Rebecca Kathyn Parker

Mayflower

Trey Edward McClain

McGehee

Colmon Walker Massey

Mena

Connor Dylan Purvis

Morrilton

John Nicholas Jung Shumate

Mountain Home

Samantha A. Mohler

Heather R. Morgan

Nashville

Abigail Elizabeth Herzog

Alexander Sui Kwok

Newark

Jordan Cade Steele

North Little Rock

Rachel Marie Graham

Pea Ridge

Hayden Charles Scott

Perryville

Kristina Marie Kennedy

Pine Bluff

Tia’Asia Evelyn Jasmaine James

Pocahontas

Jake Samuel Erwin

Prairie Grove

Jeffrey Randall Frerking

Jessica Lauren Porterfield

Rector

Anna Catherine Blackshare

Rogers

Aubrie Delta Hanson

Anusha Shivanand Majagi

Sowmya Sowmya Sivakumar

  1. Nickolas Wary

Kesley M. Winn

Russellville

Hanna Jane Kulbeth

Searcy

Bailey E. Farr

Sheridan

Madison Lee Crosby

Cody Jake Thompson

Sherwood

George Austin Brown

Smithville

Monroe Leonis Albertson

Springdale

Ashley Elizabeth Alston

Mitchell Allen Richards

Texarkana

Kristen Joan Perri Rice Moore

Van Buren

Nathan Tye Taylor

Vilonia

Scotty McKay

West Fork

Chesney M. Skaggs

White Hall

Brittany Elanna Demmings

Molly Hamer Tibbs

Wynne

Tanner Milam Jarrett

OUT OF STATE

Bakersfield, California

Jocelyn Marie McGill

Los Angeles, California

Yama N. Fazli

Lakeland, Florida

Blaine Alden Helmich

Oviedo, Florida

Jamie Lynn Helmich

Marrero, Louisiana

Dujuana Adriana Batiste

New Orleans, Louisiana

Caroline Emilie–Jeanne Barham

Carthage, Missouri

Jason P. Eckels

Raleigh, North Carolina

Clayton Luke Davis

Wilmington, North Carolina

Preslie Rose White Hammonds

Fittstown, Oklahoma

Coleman Dennis

Memphis, Tennessee

Jeffrey Curran Henson

Dallas, Texas

Emily Michelle Breland

Mont Belvieu, Texas

Jos Joshua Mueller

Plano, Texas

John Conrad Hagen III

Alexandria, Virginia

George Kyrellos Sidarous

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.

Alexander

Karyn Michelle Haynes

Hanna Nicole Shaddix

Leah Sikes

Austin

Mistie Marie Cook

Batesville

Melinda Dean Ford

Bauxite

Colton Allen Stice

Beebe

Carey Elizabeth Reaves

Bella Vista

Abigail Rene Osterloh

Benton

Josie Suzanne Elton

Ryan Michal Glenn

Braylee Ann Landreth

Kylee Grace McClendon

Andrea Morehead

Kaylee Jane Newell

Alexis Nicole Taylor

Brenna Michelle Wilson

Berryville

Danielle Nichole Reichenberg

Bryant

Loren Marie Burrows

Taylor Shay Koon

Tenia Berna Marshall

Starsha Pardee

Carmen A. Peret–Hathaway

Jessica Noel Raila

Chelsea Rae Siskowski

Rachel Lee Vaske

Caitlyn Rose Walters

Courtney Ward

Aundria D. Webber

Cabot

Rebecca Botterweck

Amanda Leigh Lent

Bailey B. Lucas

Bailey Nicole Weathers

Camden

Terrye Arnette Gordon

Carlisle

Melanie Grace Elmore

Micah Annette Moody

Cave Springs

Megan Elizabeth Taylor

Conway

Sarah S. Britton

Amanda Eden Bull

Jennifer Brooks Greeno–Fletcher

Laura Ali Joiner

Kristine Lyn North

Emily Rougeau

Drake H. Schichtl

Jessica Morgan Traylor

Dumas

Angel TraShon Livingston

El Dorado

Takia Aun’Jane McKoy

Emily Nicole Ruehr

El Paso

Betty Jo Shelby

Fayetteville

Diane Henley Morrow

Fort Smith

McKayla Noond Phengchanh

Greenbrier

Kady Ann Johnson

Greenwood

Gavin Christopher Honaker

Maegan London

Guy

Storme Linette Watkins

Hazen

Elizabeth Grace Foot

Helena–West Helena

Dorlisa Angelica Taper

Horseshoe Bend

Tami Lynn Bell

Hot Springs

Amy Luman

Jessyca Katelin Maddox

Monica Marie Nobles

Haylea Madison Reynolds

Meghan Chevonne Josephine Robinson

Jacksonville

Mary Katherine Donahue

Taylor L. Ruple

Jonesboro

Alexis Beliew

Samantha Mary Hollis

Sherilyn Jeanne Jones

Neely Raye Ragsdell

Kensett

Vanessa Rios–Resendiz

Lexa

Gwendolyn Kay Davis

Little Rock

Jayda Neshale Allen

Caitlin Elizabeth Bowe

Hailey Elise Bowman

Krista Kaelyn Converse

Jordan Michelle Curtis 

Emmie Rae Davila

Madelyn Leigh Frazier

Logan Andrew Gasaway

Emily Gill

Ashley Elizabeth Green

Crystal Joseline Guardado

Katie E. Hollowoa

Lauren Elizabeth Johnson

Payton Grace Koller

Tetyana V. Kovalenko

Hope Layton

Michael Allen Litwa

Lori Kaye Logan

Lakedra L. Maxie

Brianna Nichole Moore

Emilienne Ngampa

Khuong H. Nguyen

Maria Plata

Jacob Michael Ponder

Anne Elizabeth Stafford

Ashley Fleming Troillet

Angela Nguyen Vorasane

Molly Rebecca Weaver

Cassie Winkelmeyer

Lockesburg

Meaghan Elana Harder

Lonoke

Haiden R. Chisnall

Reagan Muse Timmermann

Lowell

Sabrina I. Enoch

Magnolia

Jennifer Leigh Biddle

Taryn Covington King

Malvern

Tara Beth Mahend

Mena

Jordan T. Bass

Monticello

Lauren Elizabeth Roark

Morrilton

Casandra LeAnn Medlock

North Little Rock

Karina Kuvet

Jana Lynn Ward

Devin Matthew Abshire

Katie Erin Fraley

Constance Leigh Biddle

Sarah Grace Foster

Lyndi Erin Mullinax

Jasmine Alexandra Rico

Hannah Marie Sclimenti

Blyss Lauren Smothers

Oark

Dana Moss

Paragould

Kelsi Ann Rusher

Sara Diane Underwood

Perryville

Colton Douglas Vess

Pine Bluff

Sonam Balani

Paula LeAnn Hawkins

Prairie Grove

Gregory Alan Davis

Pocahontas

Margarett Angelina Tyler

Ashlie Jo Brigance

Redfield

Darlene Marie Morris

Roland

Macall Gilmartin

Russellville

Alejandra Velazquez-Araujo

Scott

Melissa Alejandra Garcia

Searcy

Anna Cathleen Swain

Evelyn Gabriella Tipton

Sherwood

David Cameron Batte

Brianna Renee Beaton

Josie Maureen Bran

Emma May

Austin Caleb Ryall

Alexandra Athetis Thompson

Springdale

Erika Meza

Georgia Rose Walker

Stuttgart

Charlsi Petrus Konecny

Ashten Elizabeth Moss

Texarkana

Kylie Rian Davis

Samuel Allen Nix

Dustin Garrett Rayburn

Vilonia

Kaitlyn Lee Freeman

White Hall

Jessica Lynn Harper

OUT OF STATE

Los Angeles, California

Christina Kim

Jupiter, Florida

Austin Alexander Mader

Swainsboro, Georgia

Jocelyn L. Williams

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Leigh Ann Johnson

Staples, Minnesota

Kirsten Danelle Johnson

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Lindsay Bobbitt Billings

Lawton, Oklahoma

Sarah McCoy

Maud, Texas

Bethany Anne Copeland

Texarkana, Texas

Mylene Tayag Crouthamel

UAMS College of Health Professions

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Dietetics and Nutrition

Jorie Vi Beaumont – Lockport, Illinois

Holly E. Cummings – Conway

Katie G. Dather – Conway

Tyra Tensie Dewey – Conway

Margaret Elizabeth Deshote – Alexandria, Louisiana

Jordan Nichole Johnson – Conway

Lydia Grace Macfarlan – Siloam Springs

Carly Renee Melder – Cabot

Hannah Cheyenne Qualls – Batesville

Alyssa Ann Reece – Paragould

Katie Ryan – Little Rock

Madeline Steely – Conway

Sarah Stoothoff  –  Overland, Kansas

Cordelia Alicia Underwood – Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Cardio Respiratory Care

Alivia Brianna Butler – Cabot

Rick Tchoungang Nouketcheussi – Fayetteville

Dominique Lemond Sanders – Pine Bluff

Brittany Michelle Scaramuzza – Pine Bluff

John Michael Smith – Vilonia

Lucesita Torres–Sanchez – Bella Vista

Robyn Diane Travis – Cabot

Natasha Gabrielle Wilbon – Little Rock

Josey Wilson – Royal

Rick Tchoungang Nouketcheussi – Fayetteville

Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology

Lenny Y. Coulter – Sherwood

Elizabeth Golden – Smackover

Joseph Charles Honeysuckle – Little Rock  

Annika Maurine Schwartzenberg – Amarillo, Texas

Pauline Beatrice Stamper – Little Rock

April Michelle Surratt – Tucker

De’Andra Alysse Washington – Shreveport, Louisiana

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Amber Michelle Aderholt – Greers Ferry

Kaitlyn Boatright – Benton

Karli Ashlin Boatright – Texarkana, Texas

Grayce M. Brazeal – Hot Springs

Emily Kathryn Brock – Royal

Haley Jenee Campbell – Erath, Louisiana

Brittain Christine Carlisle – Maumelle

Kaley M. Dippolito – Austin

Rosa Isabel Elizondo – De Queen

Hannah Katherine Gibbs –– Helena–West Helena

Ashley Mae Glover – Ward

Jordan Hailey Grainger – Carrollton

Ashley Nicole Haynes – Little Rock

Alejandro Hernandez – De Queen

Rachel Alison Hoffman – Texarkana, Texas

Nikki Jo Jeffers – Paragould

Keltie Laseur – Little Rock

Tarnel Tennille McCray – Fort Smith

Loren Elizabeth McElhaney – Sherwood

Kierstin Daniella Montgomery – Cabot

Taylor Cameron Oliver – Hot Springs

Breanna Marie Phillips – Bryant

Annel Gisela Ramos – Huntsville

Richard Lorenzo Robinson – Little Rock

Brianna Nichole Rogers – Fort Smith

Sidney Danielle Sizemore – Monticello

Makinzie Layne Stanphill – Bella Vista

Regan Marie Steen – Greenbrier

Courtney Leighanne Teasley – Searcy

Katie Allison Thompson – Rison

Aspen Quest Woerner – Marble Falls, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Claire Elizabeth Barnes – Benton

Madeline Jeannette Barnello – North Little Rock

Hailee Alissa Bradley – Bryant

Jennifer Lynn Chodyniecki – Quitman

Myvia Marie Jones – Smithdale, Mississippi

Macey Jo Looney – Hattieville

Christopher Ryan Stuck – Leachville

Lauren E. Wadkins – Ponca City, Oklahoma

Aspen Sierra Watts – Delight

Lillian Grace Weatherly – Conway

Angelica Vivian Yerton – Rogers

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

Payton Marie Amstutz – Waynesfield, Ohio

Rizamarie D. Arthur– Fairborn, Ohio

Rachael Lynn Bagwell – Lebanon Junction, Kentucky

Lekala L Banks – Collins, Mississippi

Payton Don Barnett – Mountain View

Jasmine Dionne Brown – Bluefield, West Virginia

Jessica Rose Burgess – Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Quincey Blaire Callaway – Fort Worth, Texas

Rachel Vicknair Campbell – Greenwell Springs, Louisiana

Jessika L. Cannon – Collinsville, Illinois

Emma I. Caygill – Lead Hill

Pricila Gabriela Rodriguez Cazares – Devine, Texas

Jennifer Lynn Chapin – Ocala, Iowa

Irma Clark – Mascoutah, Illinois

Christa Clifton – Gadsden, Alabama

Cassandra Marie Cox – Spartanburg, South Carolina

Hannah L. Curtis – Greenbrier

Maryama Mohamed Dahir – Galloway, Ohio

Jasmine Deaton – Pearcy

Mary Derden – De Valls Bluff

Kaja May Edwards – Grove, Oklahoma

Michael Anthony Escalante – Morgantown, West Virginia

Maritza Fogleman – Mission, Texas

Steven Thomas Fullerton – Clinton, Iowa

Christina Furr – Whiteville, North Carolina

Megan Annabelle Gardner – Evansville, Indiana

Doane Joseph Gartner – Hot Springs

Sarah Glover – Star City

Alisha Renee Gouker – Hanover, Pennsylvania

Jacob Michael Green – Visalia, California

Lillian Ann Guillot – Lebanon, Tennessee

Adeline Marie Hall – Spring Lake Park, Minnesota

Jonathan Curtis Hall – Shelbyville, Tennessee

Kirsten Alexis Hamby – Greer, South Carolina

Hayley Jo Havens – Malvern

Alecia Katey Heins – Ennis, Texas

Whitney Elizabeth Hendricks – Jerseyville, Illinois

Rashell Lynn Hibbard – Pocahontas

Cindy A. Hooter – Sheridan

Amber D. Huelsenbeck – Fort Smith

Adria Nicole Hunter – Pine Bluff

Basiru Jobe – Houston, Texas

Troy Scott Anthony Johnson – Sherwood

Alison S. Johnstone – Estill, South Carolina

Jessica Elizabeth Ann Schesny Kennedy – Gautier, Mississippi

Julie Kern – Hot Springs

Abigail Kersting – Wichita, Kansas

Shaterica Monique Knox – San Diego, California

Taylor L. Kolker – Troy, Ohio

Cassie Renee Laranio – Las Vegas, Nevada

Kari Elizabeth Lopez – Panama City Beach, Florida

Mireya Lopez – Dallas, Texas

Stephanie Rene Lowe – Poplarville, Mississippi

Rey Cesar Madera – San Diego, California

Charlee Alyssa Louise McCall – Bryant

Leah A. Mendenhall – Caseyville, Illinois

Jessica Lynn Metro – Bellingham, Massachuetts

Christine Anne Michael – Chesterfield, Virginia

Asiya Ali Mohamud – Columbus, Ohio

Skyler Michelle Mora – Marianna

Michaela L. Nortin – Chester, Illinois

Henry Ngo – Fort Worth, Texas

Crystal Nicole Nguyen – Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Thanh Thi Lan Nguyen – Antioch, Tennessee

Sophia Trieu Nguyen – Texarkana, Texas

Amanda Michelle Pasdon – Fort Mill, South Carolina

Pooja Parimal Patel – Dacula, Georgia

Snehal Patel – Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Drake Narayan Pawar – Braxton, Mississippi

Mandy Leigh Polen – Hampton, Virginia

Kaylyn Christine Price – Gaffney, South Carolina

Kandy Quass – New Hampton, Iowa

Candice Love Rabbitt – Austin, Texas

Scott Avery Ratliff – Raymond, Mississippi

Tonya Hayes Ravy – Fort Worth, Texas

Emilie Janae Reagan – Blue Eye, Missouri

Nikita Nicole Rice – Nashville

Katie S. Robinson – Bismarck, North Dakota

Lauren M. Robinson – Magee, Mississippi

Rhonda Jeannette Rogers – Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Ciiona R. Rollerson – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Krista Marie Rollin – Westmoreland, Tennessee

Kortney Allison Rowland – Hot Springs Village

Crystal M. Rush – Lawrenceville, Georgia

Ashleigh Rushing – Creal Springs, Illinois

Jillian Ann Noe Salazar – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Tajah Briana Stanley – Coconut Creek, Florida

Kori Cherelle Suber – Greenville, South Carolina

Azarah Swayne – Fort Worth, Texas

Holly Faith Tilley – Little Rock

Bailie Waller Turman – Galas, Virginia

Meagan Lynn Tynes – McHenry, Mississippi

Suzanne Dana Vargas – Fort Worth, Texas

Josephine Thy Vu – Mountain View, California

Kelly Elizabeth Walewski – Clawson, Michigan

Lillian Belinda Washington – Spanaway, Washington

Audrea Mae Watkins – Ladson, South Carolina

Casey Marie Wautier – Stockton, California

Leonard Horace Wells – Moss Point, Mississippi

Melleann Santiago Whalum – Shiloh, Illinois

Taylor Kelsey White – Demorest, Georgia

Elza Moraes Wibeck – Burleson, Texas

Kyla Michelle Zisa – Gautier, Mississippi

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Imaging Science

Lloyd Leon Brothers IV – Van Buren

Keasha Chandler – Piggott

Sydney A. Chastain – Moore, Oklahoma

Ashanti Kare’ Hill – Bossier City, Louisiana

Kailin Emma LeBlanc – Houma, Louisiana

Reece Mercer – Woodlawn

Nathan Mitchell Nabors – Tupelo, Mississippi

Mollie Danielle Nance – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Kennadea Tyanell Payne – Jennette

Jeff Ruffin – Jonesboro

Carolyn Marie Tolar – San Antonio, Texas

Melissa Renee Tumbleson – England

Ericka D. Wallin – Weatherford, Texas

Vanessa PaNhia Xiong – Havana

Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology

Ashley Nicole Williams – Bryant

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Imaging Sciences

Shannon Shavon Amato – North Little Rock

Hiep Tan Chau – Benton

Charynez Marie Dukes – Little Rock

Dylan Dwayne Gibson – Maud, Texas

Dianna Itzel Godinez – North Little Rock

Hailey Louise Gorecke – Cabot

Michelle Nicole Graves – Sherwood

Mary Haley Henderson – England

Lauren Hughes – Bryant

Casey Raymond Jones – Conway

David Keathley – Hazen

Carter Luke Kelley – Fayetteville

Emily Grace Martin – Dierks

Brenna Nicole McAdoo – West Fork

Makenzie McAnally – Benton

Taylor McDade– Benton

Kasi Monroe – Benton

Larry D. Odom – Greenbrier

Hannah Reddell – Searcy

Steven Hunter Reeves – Alexander

Gregorio Reynaga – Farmingtom

Genia Anne Sawyers – Benton

Anngelica Lyn Shady – Redfield

Bryan James Sheridan – Benton

Kristen Elizabeth Smiley – Hot Springs

Katelyn Sherrill Beebe Solomon – Fayetteville

Kristin Ashley Lynn Spencer – Lonoke

Rachel Leann Stapleton – Benton

Sarah Joy Threet – Henderson, Texas

Jelisa Jane Thomas – Sikeston, Missouri

Grace Ann–Elizabeth Valentine – Lonoke

William Ray Walker – Booneville

Hunter Douglas Weatherly – Benton

Austen Wade Westerman – Elkins

Ady May Yates – Plainview

Doctor of Audiology

Elizabeth Marie Nobel Bellotte – Haughton, Louisiana  

Caitlyn Elizabeth Crowder – Heber Springs

Beverly Renee McDowell – Fulton, Mississippi

Jonathan Kahari Williams – Camden

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Kathryn Lee Adams – Farmington

Roland Quintos Alegre – Chicago, Illinois

Cameron McKay Cupp – El Dorado

Megan Lea Dykema – Rogers

Alicia N. Daniel – Elkins

Mckenna Dilday – Springdale

Andrea Brooke Floriani – Russellville

Brenam Rein Hale – Fayetteville

Elika Yamazaki Hamer – Little Rock

William Rushing Hemphill III – Fayetteville

Julia Elizabeth Hixon – Fayetteville

Abigail Ann Jernigan – Lake Village

Johnna Elizabeth Ladd – Southhaven, Mississippi

Whitley Nichole Madison – Dardanelle

Antonio Francis Martinez – Dallas, Texas

Austin Austin Miller – Farmington

Sammie LeErinne Perkins – Prairie Grove

Abigail Marie Shoffner – Rogers

Dylan Anthony Slayton – Trenton, Tennessee

Cassidy Elizabeth Stevens – Little Rock

Shelby Layne Tipton – Ashdown

Callie Rose Turner – Monroe, Louisiana

Laura Brantley Stevens – Belzoni, Mississippi

Elizabeth Christine Vaughan – Camden

Nathan Bradley Yoder – Brownsville, Tennessee

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Lauren Cassidy Ackley – Bryant

Emily Michele Bogert – Northford, Connecticut

Kori Brannan – Hot Springs

Jaishlynn S. Braxton – Idabel, Oklahoma

Thi Minh Cao – Trophy Club, Texas

Cassidy Peyton Chu – Houston, Texas

Avery E. Collins – Cabot

Emily Jane Cook – Hector

Nathan Alec Crawshaw – Waynesville, Missouri

Sarah Dawn Elkins – Greenwood

Margarita Sofia Epley – Germantown, Maryland

Brittany Kay Fair – Rector

Baily Renee Fithian – Georgetown, Texas

Taryn Arel Frazier – Cabot

Joseph William Frescura – Shorewood, Illinois

Morgan Elizabeth Gary – Searcy

Ashley Ann Hewitt – Little Rock

Lindsey Howe – Claremore, Oklahoma

Tahiya Islam – Little Rock

Jordan Taylor Kalousek – Smackover

Sarah Elizabeth Lilly – Haughton, Louisiana

Jason L. McBride – Murfreesboro

Halie Annette Moreno – El Dorado

Earl Myers Neel IV – Owasso, Oklahoma

Chelsea Newey – Little Rock

A’Vonte L. Jones – Little Rock

Bhavin Patel – Ozark

Haley Rose Ratcliff – Fayetteville

Collin James Roberts – Rogers

Whitney Shafer – Riverton, Kansas

Taylor Jared Sites – Springdale

Caleb Stein – Little Rock

Liz Anne Tlapek – Little Rock

Haeden Nicole Waymack – Cabot

Bailey Whittington – Fort Smith

Morgan Kelley Wyrick – Vilonia

Natalya Zeagler – Little Rock

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

Rachel Anne Elias – Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Cassidy Gagne – Barrington, New Hampshire

Brooke Ann Henry – Manhattan, Kansas

Traci J. Leaumont – Flower Mound, Texas

Morgan Leigh Nutter – Abilene, Kansas

Raven Alexandra Paige – Joplin, Missouri

Carson Alexandra Smith – Little Rock

Alyssa Williams – Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Lauren Elaine Alford – Hot Springs

Morgan Lee Ansel – Sugar Land, Texas

Emmie Kay Bullington – Conway

Shariesa Renae Feimster – Huntington

Ashlyn Paige Graves – Woodlawn

Hailey Jean Gentry – Benton

Cori Elizabeth–Marie Glaude – Olive Branch, Mississippi

Anna Catherine Harrison – Hot Springs

Jaden Cierra Hill – Wynne

Morgan Lyrea Hodges – Benton

Kiaunna Chernae Johnson – Conway

Emily Elizabeth Junkans – Little Rock

Kaylin Rose Orrell – Hot Springs

Jordyn Faith Raley – Searcy

Alyse Morgan Roberts – Little Rock

Namtip Savathvongxay – Fort Smith

Lillian Elizabeth Scott – Maumelle

Katherine Elizabeth Wehmeyer – Mountain Home

Claire Elizabeth Whaley – Little Rock

Jeni James – Irving, Texas

 

UAMS College of Pharmacy

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

Amity

Laiken Hope Sorrells

Austin

Rebecca Lindsay Zodrow

Barling

Brandon Tyler Huber

Batesville

Bobby Tai Le

Benton

Shelby Lynn Burchfield

Julie Ann Feimster

Bentonville

Payton Nicole Hanby

Bryant

Krista Lauren Cortez

Leah Ward Winchester

Cabot

David Alberto Roberts

Nathan McDaniel Taylor

Camden

Alexis Morgan

Conway

Alex Elizabeth Seevers

Noah Douglas Graves

Corning

Katie Danielle Woolard

Dekalb

Emily Ann Banda

DeWitt

Lauren Michelle Johnson

El Dorado

Sabrina Michelle Hardy

Geoffrey Thomas Vaughn

England

Leah Danielle Evans

Fayetteville

Sydney Nicole Zotti

Fort Smith

Lillie Trang Pham

Madison Nicole Green

Tavin Chase Minh Nguyen

Gamaliel

Mackenzie Jo Mohler

Goshen

Alexis Baily Pace

Gravette

Russell Alexander Sharp

Greenbrier

Alex McArthur Moore

Hardy

Jessica Lynn Mills

Harrison

William Wyatt Harness

Katherine Grace Angel

Heber Springs

Donald J. Appelhans

Michael Kramer

Horatio

Stephanie Nicole Rivas

Jacksonville

Isabelle D. Reaves

Jonesboro

Patrick Kent Chamberlain

Stewart Weston Bridger

Khristan David Uran

Kristin Price

Kirby

Rachel S. Foshee

Little Rock

Callie Suzanne Clement

Jessica Lynne Hunter

Lauren Lay

Brooke A. Lessenberry

Garrett Vaughn McLaurin

Maria Grace Nichols

Rachel Marie Senn

Samantha Rachel Smith 

Emily Elizabeth Smock

Kaitlin Leigh Stuff

Magnolia

Anna Marie DeLoach

Malvern

Samantha Davis

Manila

Mackenzie Faith Reinhart

Monticello

Christopher C. Kelley

Norphlet

Anna Anna Bolding

North Little Rock

Michelle Delaney Briere

Taylor Christine Watt

Pine Bluff

Kate McMillan Bellingrath

Bailey Garner

Megan Leann Moore

Pleasant Plains

Paisley L. Emerson

Pottsville

MaKayla D. Yates

Prescott

Taylor Denae McClanahan

Rogers

Brooke Spradling

Russellville

Ashlyn Tedder Curry

Rianna Camille Rea

Sardis

Christopher Olin Godwin

Sherwood

Caroline Scott Chernivec

Shane R. Farmer

Siloam Springs

Bijal Patel

Stuttgart

James Mackenzie Daugherty

Taylor

Savanna LeAnn Scott

Van Buren

Carina Aruny Phouthakhio

Kendra Solon Wilson

Ward

Cayley Noblin

White Hall

Clayton Andrew Dickerson

OUT OF STATE

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Nghi Nguyen Thai Tran

Benton, Louisiana

Kelsey Grill Walraven

Houma, Louisiana

Mart Anne Burlette

West Monroe, Louisiana

Bailey Nicole Holloway

Joplin, Missouri

Stefan Cole Paic

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Rachel McAllister                                 

Dekalb, Texas

Emily Ann Banda

Frisco, Texas 

Jason Chhing Lam

Hooks, Texas

Lara J. Rains

Missouri City, Texas

Kenson Gee Fai Ho

Redwater, Texas

Kyle Mackenzie Davis

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics

Sarah Crawford – White Lake, Michigan

Jennifer Mei Gan-Kemp – Brea, California

Diana Leal – Russellville

Michael Motley – Little Rock

Crystal A. Sparks – Mena

Master of Health Administration

Samuel Bonney – Little Rock

Joanna Grace Bartley – Tyler, Texas

Nikolas David Berardi – Conway

Jaelyn Eunice Cooper – Little Rock

Todd Hamilton – New Orleans, Louisiana

Cassandra Van Tassel – Bryant

Taylor Savione Washington – Little Rock

Danielle Elizabeth West – Monticello

Master of Public Health

Ryan John Anderson – Little Rock

Caroline Emilie–Jeanne Barhan – New Orleans, Louisiana

Haylee Lynne Barnes – Sheridan

George Austin Brown – Sherwood

Jo Bryson – Paragould

Kylie Amber Cleavenger – Greenwood

Jeremy Lawrence Courtney – Warren

Alanna M. Davis – Conway

Yama N. Fazli – Los Angeles, California

Sarah B. Fountain – Cherry Valley

Tyrone Gamble Jr. – Little Rock

Alice Alexandra Gardner – Little Rock

Rachel Marie Graham – North Little Rock

Sherry L. Grant – Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Steven Gravely – Richmond, Virginia

Preslie Rose White Hammon – Wilmington, North Carolina

Taylor Victoria Hammonds – Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Ashley Elizabeth Hansen – Camarillo, California

Tia’Asia Evelyn Jasmaine James – Pine Bluff

Tanner Milam Jarrett – Wynne

Misha A. Karr – Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Sarah Imad Khatib – North Little Rock

Alexander Sui Kwok – Nashville

Margaret C. May-Martin – Little Rock

Osvaldo Mendez – Little Rock

Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen – Little Rock

Katie Chi Lor – Boring, Oregon

Anusha Shivanand Majagi – Rogers

Margaret C. May-Martin – Little Rock

Trey Edward McClain – Mayflower

Taylor Denae McClanahan – Prescott

Jocelyn Marie McGill – Bakersfield, California

Osvaldo Mendez – Little Rock

Maya Denise Merriweather – Little Rock

Heather R. Morgan – Mountain Home

Sylvain Mukena – Little Rock

John A. Musser VI – Livonia, Michigan

Randi Nees – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kiwanna Shonta Norwood – Eudora

Samantha Colleen Pahls – Little Rock

Rebecca Kathryn Parker – Little Rock

Takida Marisa Phillips – Little Rock

Sydney Roper – Hot Springs

Duaa Basel Salamah – Little Rock

Morgan Danielle Sweere – Conway

Laura Beth Taylor – Rose Bud

Alexandria Michelle Van Enk – Little Rock

Jordyn Mariah Williams – Little Rock

Taylor McKendree Winn – Little Rock

Master of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics     

Shibani Lal – Little Rock

Shayla Dixon – Maumelle

Certificate in Public Health

Sharice La’Shea Loftin – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Gabria Monet Pearson – Garland, Texas

 

UAMS Graduate School

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Certificate in Regulatory Sciences

Kiara Jasmine Fairman – Las Vegas, Nevada

Joel Vazquez Millville, New Jersey

Seema Verma – Richland, Washington

Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science

Erin Elizabeth Bush – Little Rock

Leonie Clare DeClerk – Jacksonville

Mary Jane Willard – Houston, Texas

Doctor of Philosophy Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biophysics

Pankaj Patyal – Little Rock

Doctor of Philosophy Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

Kathryn Raquel Eaton – Atlanta, Georgia

David Simmons Henry – Little Rock

Victoria Marie Niedzwiedz Massey – North Little Rock

Ana Rita Silva Moreira

Mary Alexandra Schleiff – Benton

Amal M. Shoeib – Manhattan, New York

Pilar G. Simmons – Little Rock

Shelbie Dawn Stahr – Huntingtown, Maryland

Joel Vazquez – Milleville, New Jersey

Doctor of Philosophy Biomedical Informatics

Kaleb Zion Abram – Fayetteville

Mahanazuddin Syed – Little Rock

Shorabuddin Syed – Little Rock

Doctor of Philosophy Epidemiology

Ruiqi Cen – Little Rock

Leanna Marie Delhey – Dexter, Michigan

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mahip Acharya – Little Rock

Anupreet Kharbanda – Portage, Michigan

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

Robert N. Brown III – Little Rock

Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Emilie Darrigues – Little Rock

Shana M. Owens – Red Oak, Texas

John Thomas Sherrill – Jonesboro

Zachary Jackson Waldrip – Batesville

Master of Science Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

Justin DeMar Anderson – Jacksonville

Munthir Mansour – Little Rock

Fabio Pie Ntagwabira – Little Rock

Amairani Paredes Lester – Little Rock

Larissa Leona Porter – Kirby

Master of Science Clinical Nutrition

Caitlin Rae Cothern – Jonesboro

Patrick Cleburne Gurley – Little Rock

Alexandra Crenshaw Henson – Fort Smith

Alana Esther Schipper – Brandon, Mississippi

Charles Jeffrey Wiesner – Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Master of Science Biomedical Informatics

Metu Osele – North Little Rock

 

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 11,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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