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  • Meet Lauren Grogan in our Medical Laboratory Sciences program

    • 04.12.2018
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    Meet Lauren Grogan in our Medical Laboratory Sciences program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Lauren Grogan and I am originally from North Little Rock but recently moved to Beebe. I always knew I wanted to work in the medical field but I never felt the traditional medical route was for me. […]

  • Meet Erica Gardner in our Doctor of Audiology program

    • 03.28.2018
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    Meet Erica Gardner in our Doctor of Audiology program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Erica Gardner. I grew up here in Little Rock. My parents moved to the city right before I was born and I graduated from Little Rock Central High School. I chose Audiology because of my cousin, Aaron. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 61 Students Honored at Scholarship Reception

    • 02.22.2018
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    Donors, faculty and family members turned out to honor College of Health Professions students who were awarded scholarships during the college’s annual scholarship reception. Sixty-one students were recognized at the Nov. 9 reception, which was held in the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building. Then-Dean Douglas Murphy, Ph.D., congratulated the students on their awards and […]

  • Meet Sylvia Alobuia in our Dental Hygiene program

    • 02.20.2018
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    Meet Sylvia Alobuia in our Dental Hygiene program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP “Self-confidence is the foundation of all great success and achievement.” My name is Sylvia Alobuia, and this quote by Brian Tracy is one I have held dear to my heart since my family and I relocated to the United States in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Meet Emily Youngblood in our Dietetic Internship program

    • 01.4.2018
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    Meet Emily Youngblood in our Dietetic Internship program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Emily Youngblood. I grew up in San Diego until I was 14 and have lived in Little Rock since then. From the time I could stand on a step-stool, I was interested in cooking. My entire childhood I […]