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  • Susan Long, Ed.D., Named Dean of UAMS College of Health Professions

    • 06.8.2018
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  • Two Programs Forge Ties with India’s Manipal Academy of Higher Education

    • 03.15.2018
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    Two departments in the College of Health Professions (CHP) — Audiology and Speech Pathology and Genetic Counseling — are forging ties with India’s Manipal Academy of Higher Education, formerly Manipal University. Both departments have sent faculty to Manipal to present workshops, and Genetic Counseling has sent one student to complete a clinical rotation there. UAMS […]

  • Occupational Therapy Program Receives $100,000 Award from Chancellor’s Circle

    • 03.15.2018
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    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has awarded a $100,000 Chancellor’s Circle Grant Award to the occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program that is being jointly developed by the UAMS College of Health Professions (CHP) and the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Sherry Muir, Ph.D., program […]

  • New Medical Laboratory Sciences Director Looks to Future, Celebrates Program’s Past

    • 03.15.2018
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    Nathan Johnson, Ph.D., has big plans for the Medical Laboratory Sciences program. The new program director and associate professor, who started in November 2017, “hit the ground sprinting,” said College of Health Professions Interim Dean Susan Long, Ed.D. “He didn’t just hit the ground running — he took off in a full sprint.” Johnson came […]

  • College Bids Farewell to Dean Murphy

    • 03.9.2018
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    After nearly seven years at the helm of the College of Health Professions (CHP), Dean Douglas Murphy, Ph.D., retired from UAMS in December. Before he left, CHP faculty and colleagues from around campus turned the college’s annual Holiday Open House into a farewell reception for Murphy. “Douglas didn’t want us to make a big fuss […]

  • Dean’s Society Grants Support College’s Missions

    • 01.4.2018
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    For graduate student Ahmad A. Alanazi, Au.D., Ph.D., a Dean’s Society grant allowed him to focus more on his audiology research and less on obtaining outside funding to complete his work. For Erna Boone, Dr.PH., RRT, associate professor and chair of the Respiratory Care program, a Dean’s Society grant allowed her and faculty from other […]

  • Director Envisions Innovation in New Occupational Therapy Degree Offered by UA, UAMS

    • 12.15.2017
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    Sherry Muir, Ph.D., the newly hired director of the occupational therapy program, is determined to create an innovative program that recognizes the importance of interprofessional education. The foundation is already laid. The occupational therapy degree program is a joint offering from the UAMS College of Health Professions (CHP) and the College of Education and Health […]

  • 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 […]

  • Alicia Baird Named Chair of UAMS Department of Ophthalmic Technologies

    • 05.11.2017
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    LITTLE ROCK — Alicia Baird has been named chair of the Department of Ophthalmic Technologies in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Health Professions. She will also serve as director of the Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology degree program. She began on Feb. 1 and comes to UAMS from […]