Announcements


January 31, 2023

FDA Fellowship Helps Guide Pharmacy Student’s Path Forward

Benjamin Waldrum

Szarria Thomas

Szarria Thomas loves working with geriatric patients. The Class of 2025 College of Pharmacy student looks forward to a career where she can provide exceptional care and knowledge to the geriatric community, and her pursuit of a pharmacy education is a big step towards that future. Last year, Thomas was one of four students nationwide…


January 9, 2023

January MVP — Toby Belknap

Ben Boulden

Toby Belknap, M.D.

Meet Toby Belknap, M.D., the MVP for January. Toby serves as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute. In the course of his work, he puts into practice the UAMS values of integrity, respect, diversity and health equity, teamwork, creativity, excellence and safety.


December 15, 2022

UAMS College of Nursing Holds White Coat Ceremony for Graduate Programs

Chris Carmody

Graduate students wear their white coats as they sit during the College of Nursing ceremony.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing honored 77 students from its graduate programs during a white coat ceremony held at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute on the UAMS campus.  “This is the first time we’ve had an in-person white coat ceremony for our graduate students, and we’re…


December 14, 2022

December MVP — Eva Gerbitz

Ben Boulden

Eva Gerbitz

Meet Eva Gerbitz, MNSc, RN-BC, the MVP for December. Eva serves UAMS as a nurse informaticist in UAMS Clinical Informatics. In the course of her work, she puts into practice the values of UAMS. Please read what one of her nominators wrote about how she does that.


December 13, 2022

Graduate School Recognizes Faculty and Students at Annual Holiday Awards Ceremony

David Robinson

Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., presented awards at his last winter ceremony as dean of the UAMS Graduate School.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Graduate School recognized students and faculty for their achievements during the school’s Holiday Reception and Award Ceremony on Dec. 9. Graduate School Dean Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., presented the awards, telling attendees that it would be his final winter ceremony as dean. He plans to retire…


December 9, 2022

UAMS Hosts Panel Discussion on Experiences in Military Service

Chris Carmody

David Williams, assistant registrar for veterans' services, describes his experiences from 13 years of service in the Marine Corps.

Four UAMS employees who served in the military or have close ties to service members shared their experiences during a virtual event hosted by the Veterans Subcommittee of the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


December 8, 2022

First-Year Medical Students Pay Tribute to Those Who Donated Their Bodies to Science

Linda Satter

Eleven students in white coats sing on stage as their classmates watch from audience in auditorium.

First-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) gathered Nov. 14 in the Fred Smith Auditorium for a ceremony honoring those who donated their bodies to medical science. Thanks to the anatomical donations, the Class of 2026 was able to study 37 bodies in small groups in the Human Structure class…


November 18, 2022

UAMS College of Pharmacy Named 2022 AAPS Student Chapter of the Year

Benjamin Waldrum

AAPS COP team

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy continues to receive national recognition for its student organizations, with the college receiving the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences’ (AAPS) Student Chapter of the Year award at the organization’s annual PharmSci 360 meeting, held Oct. 16-19 in Boston. Each year, AAPS recognizes student chapters…


November 17, 2022

Remix Red Table Talk Focuses on Minority Underrepresentation in Health Care

News Staff

On Nov. 14, the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) hosted the "Remix Red Table Talk" in the Bruce Commons in the Rahn Building.

On Nov. 14, the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) Chancellor’s Underrepresented Minority (URM) Student Recruitment, Retention and Engagement Subcommittee hosted its first “Remix Red Table Talk.”


November 8, 2022

UAMS Voted Best Company to Work For by Newspaper’s Readers

Yavonda Chase

Readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette voted UAMS the Best Company to Work For among companies with 250 employees or more.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the Best Company to Work For among organizations of 250 employees or more, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s 2022 Best of the Best reader survey.



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