College of Pharmacy

May 9, 2024

UAMS’ Holly Maples, Pharm.D., Recognized by National Society for Effort to Improve Antibiotic Utilization in Pediatric UTIs

David Robinson

Holly Maples, Pharm.D., presented her award-winning poster at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring 2024 Conference.

Holly Maples, Pharm.D., an associate professor in the UAMS College of Pharmacy, was recently recognized by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America for having a top featured poster abstract, which she presented at the society’s Spring 2024 Conference. The recognition stems from her work as a UAMS Translational Research Institute Implementation Science Scholar. The…

April 26, 2024

2024 Career Fair Connects Pharmacy Students with 16 Community Employers

Benjamin Waldrum

COP Career Day 2024

UAMS College of Pharmacy students from the Class of 2024 participated in the college’s annual Career Fair on March 29, learning more about opportunities available to them after graduation. The event, held at the Myers Student Pavilion at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, allows current pharmacy students the chance to network with other members of…

April 22, 2024

APhA Annual Meeting Recognizes College of Pharmacy Students, Alumni with Awards

Benjamin Waldrum

APhA Student Pharmacists 2024

UAMS College of Pharmacy students and alumni received multiple awards this year at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) annual meeting, held March 22-25 in Orlando. The APhA-Academy of Student Pharmacists (ASP) awards and honors program is the most comprehensive recognition program for students in the profession of pharmacy. “Both our students and alumni have a…

April 15, 2024

Fourth-Year Advanced Practice Rotations Benefit Pharmacy Students and Preceptors

Benjamin Waldrum

taylor james and students

Each year, a new group of UAMS College of Pharmacy fourth-year students begin their rotations as they transition to direct patient care. A major departure from in-classroom instruction, the time-honored tradition is the final hurdle for students before graduation. In recent years, the college introduced an interprofessional continuing education program that allows students to teach…

March 27, 2024

UAMS’ Cindy Stowe, Pharm.D., Elected President of National Accrediting Body for Pharmacy Programs

Benjamin Waldrum

Cindy Stowe, Pharm.D.

Cindy Stowe, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy, was recently elected president of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board of Directors. Stowe was appointed to the ACPE board by the American Association of College of Pharmacy. Her one-year term as president began in January and…

March 20, 2024

UAMS Students Shine in Student Research Day Presentations

Nathan Tidwell

SRD Students

Graduate and professional students, postdoctorate fellows, and medical house staff presented research to faculty and peers during Student Research Day at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Nobel Prize winner Craig C. Mello, Ph.D., spoke as part of the Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., Distinguished Lectureship in Biomedical Research. A concurrent Student Research…

March 18, 2024

College of Pharmacy Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Third-Year Students

Benjamin Waldrum

2024 COP Pinning Ceremony

The UAMS College of Pharmacy recognized third-year students with commemorative pins at a joint ceremony held March 8, marking the transition to patient care for their final school year. Ceremonies were held on the UAMS Little Rock campus and UAMS Northwest Regional Campus, recognizing a total of 87 students from the College of Pharmacy Class…

March 13, 2024

Pharmacy Students Learn, Make Lasting Memories on International Rotations

Benjamin Waldrum

COP Students in Rome

A hallmark of the fourth and final year of school for UAMS College of Pharmacy students is experiences, where they work alongside pharmacists providing care for real patients. These are primers for the pharmacy world once their education is complete. Some pharmacy students take that a step further, doing elective experiences thousands of miles away…

February 14, 2024

ACT Names College of Pharmacy Student to Inaugural Cohort of Student Scholars

Benjamin Waldrum

Abbi Kidd

The Academia-Community Transformation (ACT) Pharmacy Collaborative and American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) named UAMS College of Pharmacy student Abbi Kidd as part of the inaugural cohort for its Community Pharmacy Student Scholar Leaders Program. Kidd is a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). This year, the program…

February 8, 2024

Doctoral Student Development Program At UAMS Granted $1.8 Million

Nathan Tidwell

Antiño Allen and Billy Thomas

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded more than $1.8 million to continue its Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program through 2028. Created in 2009 through a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, IMSD’s goal is to increase the number of doctoral graduates from…

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