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Introducing Michelle Gonzalez, Ph.D., CRNA

Jan. 14, 2019 | Michelle Gonzalez, Ph.D., CRNA, joined UAMS on Jan. 2 to guide the formation and accreditation of the new nurse anesthesia educational program in the College of Nursing. She comes to UAMS from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where she served as an assistant professor and simulation coordinator, and performed clinical practice as a...

Robert Hopkins, M.D., a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received the 2018 Outstanding Adult Immunization Champion award for exceptional dedication to protecting adults from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Robert H. Hopkins Jr., M.D., Honored for Promoting Immunizations

Jan. 8, 2019 | LITTLE ROCK — Robert Hopkins, M.D., a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received the 2018 Outstanding Adult Immunization Champion award for exceptional dedication to protecting adults from vaccine-preventable diseases. The award was given by ImmunizeAR, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving vaccination rates for Arkansans through education, advocacy and...

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UAMS Awards Six Grants for Opioid / Pain Research

Jan. 7, 2019 | Six UAMS researchers have received pilot awards for opioid addiction and pain management studies. The one-year awards of up to $25,000 each will help the researchers get the preliminary data needed to apply for larger federal grants to continue and expand their research at UAMS. Below are the awardees, research study titles, and links to...

Catherine M. Smith, M.Ed., (left) director of the Cytotechnology program, celebrates with Taylor Jackson, Makenzie Pierce and Lindsey Whittaker on their scholarship awards.

Students, Donors Honored at Scholarship Reception

Jan. 3, 2019 | The College of Health Professions celebrated the achievements of its students and the generosity of its donors at its annual Scholarship Program in November. Nearly $70,000 in scholarships were awarded to 47 worthy students from the college’s 17 departments.

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