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June 5, 2019

Cytotechnology Student Received National Award

Sydney Reed

Ms. Sydney Reed was selected as the recipient of the Bob Gay Student Scholarship Award. The award consists of $1,000 plus travel and accommodations to attend the 2019 American Society for Cytotechnology Annual Scientific Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Chosen from a competitive pool of cytotechnology students nationwide, the award honors an outstanding student…


Cytotechnology Students Present at National Conference

Cytotechnology Students

The cytotechnology students submitted cytology case presentations that were accepted for presentation at the 2019 American Society for Cytotechnology Annual Scientific Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 3-5, 2019. Only 10 student cases are chosen for oral presentations from cytotechnology education programs nationwide. Of these 10, 3 are from UAMS!  Hanna Hathorn, Chelsea…


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…


April 4, 2019

Meet Tia McDonald from our Doctorate in Audiology program

Tia McDonald

Meet Tia McDonald from our Doctorate in Audiology program. She is a student feature! #uamschp My name is Tia McDonald. I am a 4th-year audiology student at UAMS. I am from the great state of Maryland; home of Old Bay, the Blue Crab, and Berger Cookies (Berger Cookies= life, look these up…you won’t be disappointed😊 )….


March 22, 2019

Meet Foster Boadi Amoah in our Medical Laboratory Sciences Program

Foster Boadi Amoah

Meet Foster Boadi Amoah in our Medical Laboratory Sciences program. He is our featured student highlight. My name is Foster Boadi Amoah. I am originally from Ghana, West Africa and relocated to Columbus, Ohio in 2013. I am on active duty in the Navy and currently enrolled in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program pursuing my…


February 22, 2019

Meet Alicia Bratten in our Ophthalmic Medical Technology Program

Alicia Bratten from OMT

Meet Alicia Bratten in our Ophthalmic Medical Technology program in the UAMS College of Health Professions. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Alicia Bratten and I am currently a senior in the Ophthalmic Medical Technologies program in the College of Health Professions. I have been living in Arkansas for 3 years with…


January 23, 2019

Meet Sabrina Spencer, Alumni From Our Dietetic Internship Program

Sabrina Spencer

Meet Sabrina Spencer, alumni from our Dietetic Internship program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP Hello! My name is Sabrina Spencer, and I am originally from Allen, Texas, which is just north of Dallas. I received my Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from UT Austin and recently graduated from the UAMS/CAVHS dietetic internship this past…


December 5, 2018

Meet Sheila Beaston, Alumni from the Emergency Medical Technician Program

Sheila Beaston, EMT

Meet Sheila Beaston, alumni from our Emergency Medical Technician program. She is our featured Student Highlight #UAMSCHP My name is Sheila Beaston, and I am originally from Illinois and currently live in Greenbrier, AR. I spent 11 years at Visalia, California where I started out as a Certified Nursing Assistant. I went on to become a…



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