College of Health Professions’ Values


We educate exceptional healthcare professionals:   • We educate through innovation, compassion, teamwork, and patient- and family-centered care.  • We utilize and model life-long learning and evidence-based health care.  •  We embrace contemporary instructional technologies and sound foundational approaches to education.  •  We improve health care delivery in Arkansas, across the nation, and beyond.


We contribute to and advance the intellectual and clinical practice foundations of our professions:   • We educate students, scholars, and health professionals by (a) incorporating current evidence and evidence-based clinical practice into curricula; and (b) guiding and mentoring learners to participate in and conduct scholarly activity.  •  We engage in scholarly inquiry to advance education, health, and healthcare, and we disseminate new knowledge in forms that are appropriate to target audiences.


We embrace a culture of service with our colleagues, learners, and community partners to promote our professions, enrich the lives of the individuals we serve, and strengthen our communities:   • We achieve excellence in service through leadership in our departments, college, university, and professions.  •  We cultivate high impact service-learning opportunities that strengthen our communities and promote learner engagement, inter-professional development, leadership, and team work.


We respect and honor the talents, abilities, and diversity of our colleagues and partners as, together, we endeavor to attain our highest potentials.   • We collaborate, actively listen, address concerns, and demonstrate mutual respect for the philosophies and ideologies of those whom we serve.  •  We seek and nurture inter-professional relationships that empower us and others to engage in scholarship, educate learners, serve, and lead our professions.

Latest News

DPT Student Hooding

Diligence a Key Ingredient for Success, Gardner Tells Graduates at CHP Hooding Ceremony

The College of Health Professions (CHP) presented 96 students earning master’s or doctoral degrees with their academic hoods at a May 18 ceremony. Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., provost and senior vice chancellor of academic affairs, congratulated the students on their remarkable achievements and recognized the family members and friends who offered crucial support during the […]


Nine Audiology Students Honored at Capstone Celebration

Nine Audiology students received their white coats during an April 6 ceremony honoring their clinical and academic achievements. The annual Capstone Celebration is designed to honor third-year Doctor of Audiology students as they transition from their academic and practicum experiences to their full-time externships in their fourth year. “The Capstone Celebration is the culmination of […]



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Little Rock, AR 72205
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