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  • Meet Carson York in our Physician Assistant program

    • 12.7.2017
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    Meet Carson York in our Physician Assistant program. He is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Carson York and I grew up in Salem, a small town in north central Arkansas. After high school, I attended the University of Central Arkansas where I received a bachelor’s degree in biology. When I was going through the application […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • College Honors 83 Graduates at Hooding Ceremony

    • 08.17.2017
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    The College of Health Professions (CHP) recognized its 83 graduates earning master’s and doctoral degrees at a May 19 hooding ceremony. Faculty members from various programs invested the graduates with the academic hoods they would wear around their shoulders at UAMS graduation on May 20. CHP Dean Douglas L. Murphy explained the origins of the […]

  • Graduates Enjoy Celebratory Commencement Brunch

    • 07.18.2017
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    One day before commencement exercises, College of Health Professions graduates gathered with their family and friends to enjoy a brunch in the college’s open areas and courtyards. Approximately 350 people attended the May 19 celebration, held just hours before the college’s hooding ceremony. “We think it is important to hold the brunch because it allows […]

  • PT Program Turns to Plasticized Remains to Teach Anatomy

    • 07.18.2017
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