COVID19 / 2019-ncov concept: nurse, wearing a surgical mask, checks the settings of a mechanical ventilation machine, which is seen in the foreground. therapy used for lung breathing, in intensive care.

Welcome to the Department of Respiratory Care in the UAMS College of Health Professions. We currently offer three different program tracks, which you can explore using the buttons above. We are here to help you start or advance your career in this critically important and rewarding field!

What is a Respiratory Therapist?

Watch this video to learn more about what a respiratory therapist does.

Contact Information

Primary Contacts

General Information
Phone: 501-526‐4490

Tom Jones, M.Ed., RRT, CPFT
Program Director and Chair of the Department of Respiratory Care
Phone: 501-526-4495

Lynn Ellison
Executive Assistant I
Phone: 501-526-4490

Physical Address

4301 W. Markham St.
College of Health Professions Building 4A
Room 163
Little Rock, AR 72205

Mailing Address

Department of Respiratory Care
College of Health Professions
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., Slot 737
Little Rock, AR 72205