College of Pharmacy

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.

May 31, 2023

College of Pharmacy’s Convocation Honors 75 Graduates

Benjamin Waldrum

COP Convocation 2023

Friends and family members applauded and cheered as each member of the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Class of 2023 took the stage May 19 at convocation. The students, who completed four years of study, were one of several classes to shift gears and learn remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The in-person event, held at…

May 30, 2023

Amit Tiwari, Ph.D., Joins UAMS College of Pharmacy as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

Benjamin Waldrum

Amit Tiwari

LITTLE ROCK — Amit Tiwari, Ph.D., an accomplished educator and cancer researcher, joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy as the associate dean of research and graduate studies. “We are excited to get to work with Dr. Tiwari, who is a dedicated educator and seasoned scientist,” said Dean Cindy Stowe,…

May 24, 2023

College of Pharmacy Sees 100% Postgraduate Attainment Rate for 2023

Benjamin Waldrum

Pharmacy Postgraduates 2023

Twenty-one UAMS College of Pharmacy seniors announced their postgraduate residency positions May 11 as their classmates, family and friends looked on and applauded. The college announced that each student who applied for a residency received one, for a perfect 100% rate. Six alumni also matched to second-year positions in their specialty. At the ceremony, held…

May 17, 2023

Charles K. Born, Ph.D., Remembered as Beloved Educator, Mentor

Benjamin Waldrum

Charles Born Memorial

The UAMS College of Pharmacy mourns the loss of retired longtime faculty member Charles K. Born, Ph.D., who died March 15 after an eight-year battle with multiple myeloma. “Charles had a tremendous impact on generations of pharmacists as a faculty member and mentor,” said Dean Cindy Stowe, Pharm.D. “His legacy of educating, mentoring, and caring…

May 12, 2023

Arkansas Research Alliance Selects UAMS Researchers as Scholar, Fellow

Benjamin Waldrum

John Imig and Antiño Allen

The Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) recently announced that two researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be joining their ranks. John Imig, Ph.D., an accomplished scientist focused on cardiovascular, metabolic and kidney diseases, was named an ARA Scholar, and Antiño Allen, Ph.D., a researcher known for his insight into the effects…

May 3, 2023

UAMS Pharmacy Students Participate in Association’s Regional Conference

Chris Carmody

Students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association attend the organization's regional conference in New Orleans.

Ten students represented the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association at a regional conference that gave them the opportunity to network with peers, pharmacists and potential employers. The conference, held March 31-April 1 in New Orleans, included pharmacy students from the organization’s West Coast, Midwest and Southwest…

April 26, 2023

UAMS Cancer Researcher Hong-yu Li, Ph.D., Awarded $3.19 Million NCI Grant for Drug Development

Benjamin Waldrum

Hong-yu Li

LITTLE ROCK — Hong-yu Li, Ph.D., a researcher with the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received a five-year, $3.19 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to work toward advancing therapeutic treatments for certain types of cancer. Li is the Helen Adams and Arkansas…

April 24, 2023

“Better Together”: Pharmacy Students, Faculty Help Out After Tornadoes

Benjamin Waldrum

COP students cleanup

Days after devastating tornadoes tore through the state, students and faculty from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy gathered April 2 to help out their own while providing support and relief to the community. Donning ball caps and tool belts, pharmacy students and faculty arrived at homes affected by the…

April 20, 2023

College of Pharmacy Students Recognized with 112 Scholarships at Ceremony

Benjamin Waldrum

Chelsea Flowers

More than 100 UAMS College of Pharmacy students received scholarships in a ceremony held April 10. The annual tradition marked an opportunity for students to be recognized and for some, to meet the donors supporting their education. The college also announced the creation of three new scholarships, each representing a graduating class. “Each year, through…

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