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  • 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 […]

  • UAMS Laboratorian Makes Most of Medical Missions Scholarship

    • 02.3.2017
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    Lindsay Gilbert, M.Ed., MLS, has wanted to go on a medical mission trip for years, but financially, it was never feasible. So when the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) offered a scholarship for such trips, she jumped at the opportunity. Gilbert, who is an assistant professor in the College of Health Profession’s Department of Laboratory […]

  • Hansen Leaves Mark on Ophthalmic Medical Technology Program

    • 01.26.2017
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    For 16 years, the Ophthalmic Medical Technology program in the College of Health Professions has been teaching students the skills they need to be indispensable to an ophthalmologist. And for most of those years, Suzanne Hansen, M.Ed., COMT, has been right there. Hansen was a member of the program’s second class of students. After graduation, […]

  • New Chair of Audiology, Speech Pathology Lays Out Vision for Department

    • 01.26.2017
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    Amyn Amlani, Ph.D., wants to know why people don’t adopt amplification devices to overcome their hearing difficulties — even when it would greatly improve their lives. It is a question he has spent years researching — and one he regards as his calling. “We know this technology is important because hearing loss leads to social […]

  • CHP Welcomes New Faculty

    • 01.24.2017
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    The College of Health Professions welcomed eight new faculty members in 2016.

  • Courtyard Cookout Gives Students a Needed Break

    • 11.18.2016
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    College of Health Professions students, faculty and staff gathered to feast on burgers and play games during the Courtyard Cookout on Oct. 17. About 275 people, including more than 215 students, attended the two-hour event that featured balloon races, Walla Balla and a rope escape. Participants could also belt out their favorite tunes Karaoke-style, enjoy […]