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  • Meet Nicolis Russell in our Ophthalmic Medical Technology program

    • 11.21.2017
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    Meet Nicolis Russell in our Ophthalmic Medical Technology program. He is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Nicolis Russell. I have family and friends that call me Nico, because of the untraditional spelling of my name. I also don’t mind when people call me Nic, because I realize that is the traditional “nickname”. I […]

  • Head Start Pupils All Smiles at Oral Health Screenings

    • 11.15.2017
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  • Physician Assistant Program Honors Class of 2017

    • 11.9.2017
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    The College of Health Profession’s (CHP) Physician Assistant program honored the Class of 2017, as well as exemplary faculty, during an August valediction ceremony. CHP Dean Douglas L. Murphy, Ph.D., congratulated the students on their success during their 28 months at UAMS. He urged them to remember that they are well prepared for their careers […]

  • Meet Heather Wallace in our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program

    • 11.8.2017
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    Meet Heather Wallace in our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program in the Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Heather Wallace. I grew up in Pine Bluff, AR but moved to Fort Smith, AR. I graduated in 2010 from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville with a Bachelor’s degree in […]

  • Meet Kendra McCraney in our UAMS Respiratory Care program

    • 10.25.2017
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    Meet Kendra McCraney in our UAMS Respiratory Care Education Program in the UAMS College of Health Professions. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Kendra McCraney. I am from Helena-West Helena, AR. I chose Cardio-Respiratory Care after shadowing my aunt, who is a respiratory therapist. I aspire to work towards leadership in respiratory therapy via the […]

  • Meet Joanna Murphy in our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program

    • 10.12.2017
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    Meet Joanna Murphy in our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program in the Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Joanna Murphy. I am originally from a little town in Iowa called Algona, but I have lived in Little Rock for the last 3 years. I have always known that I […]

  • Meet Shanario Whitfield in our UAMS Cytotechnology Program

    • 09.27.2017
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    Meet Shanario Whitfield in our UAMS Cytotechnology Program in the UAMS Department of Laboratory Sciences. He is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Shanario Whitfield I am from Nassau, Bahamas. By profession I am a Medical Technologist, with extensive experience in Medical Microbiology. One day I discovered an opening for a Cytotechnologist position at the Princess Margaret […]

  • Dedicated Team Helps Patients Stop Smoking

    • 09.13.2017
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  • New College of Health Professions Faculty for 2017-2018

    • 08.17.2017
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    Ten new faculty members have joined the College of Health Professions for the 2017-2018 school year. Alicia Baird, B.S., COMT, CO is the new department chair for the Department of Ophthalmic Technologies. Previously, Baird worked as a certified orthoptist and certified ophthalmic medical technologist at University Hospitals and Rainbow Babies Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Katie […]

  • 65-Year-Old Graduate Embarks on New Career

    • 08.17.2017
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    Virginia Kathaleen “Kathy” Wills isn’t your typical UAMS graduate. The College of Health Professions student earned her bachelor of science in health information administration in fall 2016 and celebrated that achievement during commencement in May 2017. At 65, Wills was the oldest UAMS graduate this year, according to the registrar’s office. So at a time […]