College of Pharmacy

September 12, 2023

UAMS Researcher Awarded $1 Million for Statewide Naloxone Training Program

Benjamin Waldrum

Meghan Breckling

LITTLE ROCK — A $1 million grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will allow the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to create a statewide program that will educate and train health care providers on ways to prevent death from opioid overdose. The award funds a five-year project…

September 5, 2023

National Cancer Institute Awards UAMS Researcher $1.8 Million to Study Prevention of Major Chemotherapy Complications

Benjamin Waldrum

Amanda Stolarz COP

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D., recently received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Stolarz, an assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the UAMS College of Pharmacy, is the principal investigator on a study…

September 1, 2023

UAMS College of Pharmacy Class of 2027 Receives White Coats

Benjamin Waldrum

Atasia Thomas

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Pharmacy Class of 2027 received their white coats in a ceremony Aug. 25, marking their transition into pharmacy school. The ceremony, held at Connor Performing Arts Center at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, is the first of three milestone events on the students’ path to…

July 28, 2023

Summer Pharmacy Camp Sparks High School Students’ Interest

Benjamin Waldrum

2023 COP Summer Pharmacy Camp

Clinking beakers and tapping scrapers were among the sounds in a large laboratory on a hot summer day at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Little Rock campus. Inside, 29 high school students from around the state focused intently on their work. It was one of several aspects of pharmacy that students learned…

July 24, 2023

College of Pharmacy Welcomes Corneliu Bolbocean, Ph.D.

Benjamin Waldrum

COP Bolbocean

Corneliu Bolbocean, Ph.D., has joined the UAMS College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice’s Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy. Bolbocean, an accomplished researcher and economist, most recently worked at Oxford University in England, where he was a senior researcher in health economics. He is the recipient of Early…

July 13, 2023

College of Pharmacy Recognizes Outstanding Preceptors for 2022-23

Benjamin Waldrum

taylor james and students

The UAMS College of Pharmacy has recognized a number of outstanding preceptors for their efforts in teaching pharmacy students over the 2022-23 academic year. Preceptors were recognized by the college’s Office of Experiential Education through its advisory committee for showing the highest commitment to student education and engagement. The list includes 10 UAMS Health system…

June 28, 2023

College of Pharmacy’s Kris Dunlap, Pharm.D., Named AACP Distinguished Preceptor

Benjamin Waldrum

Kris Dunlap

Kris Dunlap, Pharm.D., the pharmacy clinical coordinator for the emergency department at Arkansas Children’s, has been named a Distinguished Preceptor by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Dunlap, a 2006 UAMS College of Pharmacy graduate who has served as a preceptor for the college since 2015, is one of only five distinguished preceptors…

June 19, 2023

JAMA Health Forum Publishes UAMS Researcher’s Novel Model for Ranking Biomedical Research Priorities

David Robinson

Laura Gressler, Ph.D., is first author on the JAMA publication.

LITTLE ROCK — In a new study led by UAMS’ Laura Gressler, Ph.D., researchers presented a novel model to help research funding agencies and groups prioritize their funding for various health conditions. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Health Forum and included co-authors from the U.S. Department of…

June 13, 2023

Gardner Named Director of College of Pharmacy’s Evidence-Based Prescription Drug Program

Benjamin Waldrum

Trey Gardner EBRx

H.C. “Trey” Gardner III, Pharm.D., joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the College of Pharmacy’s Evidence-Based Prescription Drug Program (EBRx), effective April 24. “It’s great to have Dr. Gardner rejoin the College of Pharmacy as director of EBRx,” said Dean Cindy Stowe, Pharm.D. “His expertise and diversity of experiences…

June 5, 2023

UAMS’ Antiño Allen, Ph.D., Receives Radiation Research Society Award

David Robinson

Antiño R. Allen, Ph.D.

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Antiño R. Allen, Ph.D., is the 2023 recipient of the Michael Fry Award from the Radiation Research Society.

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