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  • 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 […]

  • 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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  • Speakers Urge PA Students to Remember True Meaning of White Coat

    • 07.18.2017
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