College of Pharmacy

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.

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…

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