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August 9, 2018

Physical Therapy Program Graduates Its First Class

Physical Therapy First Grads

For 22 physical therapy students, May 19 was a special day. That’s when they became the first class to graduate from UAMS’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. “Being part of the inaugural DPT class at UAMS still feels like a dream,” said Katie Bowin. “I am shocked at how quickly these three years went…


It’s Time for Alumni Weekend 2018!

Alumni Weekend MLS

Alumni Weekend is scheduled for Aug. 17-18. This year, the College of Health Professions is inviting alumni of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program to attend and celebrate the program’s 100th anniversary. As part of the celebration, a luncheon and ice cream social will be held from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, in the…


Diligence a Key Ingredient for Success, Gardner Tells Graduates at CHP Hooding Ceremony

DPT Student Hooding

The College of Health Professions (CHP) presented 96 students earning master’s or doctoral degrees with their academic hoods at a May 18 ceremony. Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., provost and senior vice chancellor of academic affairs, congratulated the students on their remarkable achievements and recognized the family members and friends who offered crucial support during the…


Nine Audiology Students Honored at Capstone Celebration

Nine Audiology students received their white coats during an April 6 ceremony honoring their clinical and academic achievements. The annual Capstone Celebration is designed to honor third-year Doctor of Audiology students as they transition from their academic and practicum experiences to their full-time externships in their fourth year. “The Capstone Celebration is the culmination of…


June 8, 2018

Susan Long, Ed.D., Named Dean of UAMS College of Health Professions

Susan Long

June 7, 2018

White Coat a Symbol of Trust, Provost Tells Physician Assistants

PA White Coat Ceremony

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….


March 15, 2018

Two Programs Forge Ties with India’s Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal University

Two departments in the College of Health Professions (CHP) — Audiology and Speech Pathology and Genetic Counseling — are forging ties with India’s Manipal Academy of Higher Education, formerly Manipal University. Both departments have sent faculty to Manipal to present workshops, and Genetic Counseling has sent one student to complete a clinical rotation there. UAMS…



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