May 18, 2022

Meet Kristen Holmes, Alumnus of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Kristen Holmes

This story was originally featured on the UAMS News site. Kristen J. Holmes, PT, DPT, 2018 doctoral alumnus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named the 2021 Clinician of the Year by her peers at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Memphis. Each year, Encompass Health recognizes employees providing exemplary service and…

April 28, 2022

Meet Jer-Rin Turner in the Audiology Program

Jer-Rin Turner

I was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. I completed my undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Houston. I was inspired to apply for the Audiology program at UAMS because of the clinical/research interests of the faculty, various clinical placement opportunities, and the course structure of the program. I valued…

April 22, 2022

Meet Sydney Chastain in the Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences Program

Sydney Chastain

Hello, my name is Sydney Chastain, B.S., CNMT I am originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I came to Little Rock 6 years ago on an athletic scholarship to play Basketball at University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) where I played 4 years obtaining my Degree in Sociology and minor in Biology. Currently I have…

Meet Dominique Sanders in the Respiratory Care Program

Dominique Sanders

Greetings! My name is Dominique L. Sanders, I am a native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and a 2014 graduate of Watson Chapel High School where I served as the Student Council President.  In the Fall of 2018, I earned my B.S. Degree in Biology/Pre-Med from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. My admittance into…

Meet Alivia Butler in the Respiratory Care Program

Alivia Butler

My name is Alivia Butler, I am currently a senior in the cardio-respiratory care program at UAMS. I always knew I wanted to work in health care, and I began searching for professions on the College of Health Professions website. Choosing UAMS was an easy decision for me, not only due to its prestigious reputation…

Meet Kirby Moten in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Kirby Moten

My name is Kirby Nicole Moten and I was born to two loving parents named Donna and Tony in Rogers, Arkansas. I have an older sister named Rachael and a three-year-old nephew named Landon who stole my heart the day he was born. One of my favorite things to do is go off-roading in my…

November 17, 2021

Meet Destiny Greenhaw in the Dental Hygiene Program

Destiny Greenhaw

I am from a small town(400ish people) called Lead Hill, it’s South of Branson, Mo. on the Arkansas side. I am a Dental Hygienist Student. I chose this career path because I do not want my patients to be scared of the dentist, like I was when I was younger. At the UAMS Dental Hygiene…

May 26, 2021

Meet Jonathan Williams in the Audiology Program

Jonathan Williams

Growing up in Camden, AR, I always knew that I wanted to do something that would make my family proud as well as my community of origin. When I younger, I dreamed of attending UAMS and finding a career that would make an impact in the healthcare field. I have always known that I wanted…

April 9, 2021

Meet Eric Siebenmorgen in the Dietetic Internship Program

Eric Siebenmorgen

My name is Eric Siebenmorgen and I am from Morrison Bluff, Arkansas. It only has a population of 74 people, so I highly doubt you have heard of it. But anyhow, it is 2 hours west from Little Rock. I came to UAMS to become a Registered Dietitian by completing the dietetic internship. I am…

Meet Bria Mays from the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program

Bria Mays

My name is Bria Mays and I am from Jonesville, Louisiana. I came to UAMS to pursue my Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. I discovered the PA career during my senior year of high school when I was given the opportunity to shadow a Family Medicine PA. After much research and multiple shadowing…

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