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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]