October 25, 2022

BSN Students Don White Coats in UAMS College of Nursing Ceremony

Chris Carmody

Students in the College of Nursing stand and read from their programs during the white coat ceremony.

Dozens of students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing gathered Oct. 7 at the First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock to don their white coats and mark a new phase of their education. About 90 members of the Class of 2024 took part in the white coat ceremony,…

October 19, 2022

UAMS College of Pharmacy Student Team Wins Third Consecutive National Business Plan Competition

Benjamin Waldrum

Caraway, Howard, Lindsey Cooper, Tanner Cooper

LITTLE ROCK — A team of student pharmacists from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy was named the winner of the 19th annual National Community Pharmacy Association’s (NCPA) Good Neighbor Pharmacy Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. With this year’s win at nationals, the college became the first to win three…

October 14, 2022

Arkansas House and Senate Public Health Committees Hold Meeting at UAMS

Benjamin Waldrum

Fred Allen and Zainab Atiq

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted the Arkansas Senate and House Committees on Public Health, Welfare and Labor for a public meeting Oct. 3. The joint committee meeting saw presentations on key UAMS priorities, as well as an opportunity for legislators to meet College of Medicine students. Sen. Cecile Bledsoe and Rep….

October 5, 2022

October MVP — Kenyon Coiley

Ben Boulden

Kenyon Coiley, October 2022 MVP

Meet Kenyon Coiley, the MVP for October. Kenyon serves UAMS as a food preparation supervisor in UAMS Patient Food Services for the Psychiatric Research Institute. In the course of his work, he puts into practice the UAMS values of being polite, friendly, respectful, thoughtful, optimistic and compassionate. Here’s what his nominator wrote: Kenyon has worked…

October 4, 2022

College of Pharmacy Students Refine Their Skills in Graduate Program

Benjamin Waldrum

Godwin, Smith, Koonce

The UAMS College of Pharmacy continues to evolve along with the pharmacy profession itself, and its students are reaping the benefits of a more diverse pharmacy education. One area where this diverse education is evident is the college’s Pharmaceutical Evaluation & Policy or “PEP” track, which offers a master’s degree and a Ph.D. focused on…

September 23, 2022

UAMS Speaks Out Against Racial Inequities in Health Care

Chris Carmody

Participants stand together after the White Coats for Black Lives event at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Students and employees gathered in front of UAMS Medical Center to oppose disparities and structural racism in health care that adversely affect Black communities and to hear about efforts by UAMS to provide equitable care for everyone.

September 22, 2022

White Coats Symbolize New Beginnings for College of Pharmacy Class of 2026

Benjamin Waldrum

Daman Singh

Members of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Pharmacy (COP) Class of 2026 received their white coats in a ceremony Friday, Sept. 9, marking the beginning of their journey in pharmacy school. The event, held at Connor Performing Arts Center at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, had a lively atmosphere, with…

September 19, 2022

UAMS Ramping Up ‘Resource Optimization’ Efforts for Fiscal Year 2023

Benjamin Waldrum

Gold and Staggers

In response to rapid inflation and increased patient care expenses, UAMS is expanding a successful savings initiative to find $85 million in savings for fiscal year 2023.

September 16, 2022

College of Health Professions Honors Scholars, Donors at Scholarship Reception

Ben Boulden

The recipients of College of Health Professions student scholarships gather on a staircase in the Rahn Building after the scholarship reception honoring them.

Smiles may have been just a bit brighter from UAMS College of Health Professions scholarship recipients at the Sept. 8 reception that brought them together with scholarship donors. Dean Susan Long, Ed.D., said the increasing cost of living in 2022 has only added value to the financial support that scholarships offer to students. “Some students…

September 13, 2022

September MVP — Janet Hopper

Ben Boulden

Janet Hopper, September 2022 MVP

Meet Janet Hopper, the MVP for September. Janet serves UAMS as a grants/cost accounting data manager.

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