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College of Public Health Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrated at Convocation

June 2, 2023 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health held its 2023 convocation, celebrating the success of students, faculty and staff. Dean Mark Williams, Ph.D., slowly gazed over the massive crowd packed into an auditorium in the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building before expressing his excitement for the...

Kev' Moye
The 2023-2024 KL2 Scholars are (l-r, clockwise from top): Mary “Katy” Allison, Michail Mavros, Brian D. Piccolo, Megha Sharma, Ankita Shukla and Alicja Urbaniak.

Six Early-Career UAMS Researchers Receive KL2 Scholar Awards

June 1, 2023 | Six early-career researchers have been selected to receive two years of funded translational research training and support in the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards Program. The promising junior faculty researchers were selected for the 2023-2024 program through a competitive application process. KL2 scholars receive two years of mentored...

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Hayley Melvin, left, receives the Customer Service Award from Ashley McMillan, D.D.S.
College of Health Professions

Winners of College’s 2023 Staff Excellence Awards Named

June 5, 2023 | In April, the College of Health Professions announced the recipients of the 2023 Staff Excellence Awards. Hayley Melvin, a dental assistant in the Center for Dental Education, was the recipient of the Excellence in Customer Service Award. Jeffrey DeSantis, assistant director of assessment in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, was the recipient of the Excellence in...

Ben Boulden
Tom Jones, M.Ed., RRT, CPFT, is the chair and program director and assistant professor in the UAMS College of Health Professions Department of Respiratory Care.
College of Health Professions

Spotlight on the Department of Respiratory Care

June 5, 2023 | The College of Health Professions Department of Respiratory Care offers Arkansas’ only baccalaureate entry-to-practice respiratory therapy program and online A.S. to B.S. degree advancement program. The program is currently awaiting final approval of accreditation for the Masters of Science in Respiratory Care program, set to launch in fall 2024. The MSRC program will be one...

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Rhonda Mattox, M.D., president of the Arkansas Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, delivers the keynote address during the Underrepresented in Health Graduation Celebration.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UAMS Holds Graduation Celebration for Underrepresented and Minority Students

June 2, 2023 | Graduating students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) celebrated their achievements with a May 7 ceremony hosted by the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI). Brian Gittens, Ed.D., MPA, vice chancellor for DDEI, kicked off the Underrepresented in Health Graduation Celebration by welcoming the students and congratulating them on a job...

Chris Carmody

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