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  • 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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  • 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 […]

  • Sonography Student, George Platt, Honored with National Scholarship

    • 03.15.2017
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    George Platt, senior student in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, has been chosen as a recipient of the 2017 Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award funded by contributions to the ASE Foundation’s 2016 Annual Appeal. In addition to a monetary award to go towards tuition costs, George has also been invited to attend ASE’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • Physician Assistant Program Reaccredited

    • 01.31.2017
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    UAMS’ Physician Assistant Program in the College of Health Professions has been granted Accreditation-Continued status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The decision was based on the program’s application, a successful site visit, the program’s response to observations and its accreditation history, said Susan Long, associate dean for Academic […]

  • 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 […]