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May 2, 2019

Meet Jade DeArmond from the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences program

Jade DeArmond

Meet Jade DeArmond from the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences program. She is our student feature! My name is Jade DeArmond and I’m from the small town of Warren, Arkansas! Most recently I lived in Russellville where I got my undergraduate degree, so at heart I’m a small-town girl. Originally upon beginning the…


April 18, 2019

Amanda Sowle receives Anne Jones Scholarship award

Amanda Sowle

Amanda R. Sowle, a senior student in the diagnostic medical sonography program, has been chosen as a 2019 recipient of an Anne Jones Scholarship.  This national scholarship is funded by contributions to the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) Foundation.  The Anne Jones Scholarship Fund of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound was established to provide educational…


Hannah Barbry awarded Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award

Hannah Barbry

Hannah R. Barbry, a senior student in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, has been chosen as a recipient of the 2019 Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award funded by contributions to the American Society for Echocardiography (ASE) Foundation’s 2018 Annual Appeal.  In addition to a nice monetary award to go towards tuition costs, Hannah…


May 11, 2018

Meet Seth Eiland in our UAMS Physician Assistant Studies Program

Seth Eiland

Meet Seth Eiland in our UAMS Physician Assistant Studies Program in the UAMS College of Health Professions. He is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP Hello, my name is Seth Eiland and I am a Physician Assistant student here at UAMS. I was born and raised in Camden, AR. Although I have become accustomed to living in…


April 12, 2018

Meet Lauren Grogan in our Medical Laboratory Sciences program

Lauren Grogan

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….


March 28, 2018

Meet Erica Gardner in our Doctor of Audiology program

Erica Gardner

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….


February 20, 2018

Meet Sylvia Alobuia in our Dental Hygiene program

Sylvia Alobuia

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…


January 4, 2018

Meet Emily Youngblood in our Dietetic Internship program

Emily Youngblood

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…


December 22, 2017

Meet Raven Hefner in our Medical Laboratory Science program.

Raven Hefner

Meet Raven Hefner in the UAMS Department of Laboratory SciencesMedical Laboratory Science program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Raven Hefner, and I am honored to be given the opportunity to share my story with the health care community! I was born in Jacksonville North Carolina at the Marine Base Camp Lejune, Oorah!…


December 7, 2017

Meet Carson York in our Physician Assistant program

Carson York

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…



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