College of Pharmacy

  • UAMS-Developed Omnibalm Cream Holds Promise for Preventing Diabetic Skin Ulcer Recurrence

    • 03.26.2015

    LITTLE ROCK – Omnibalm Daily Foot Therapy, a cream for general and diabetic foot care developed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), holds promise as a treatment for preventing the recurrence of lower extremity ulcers in diabetic patients, a pilot study indicates. More extensive study will be necessary to confirm the study’s […]

  • UAMS Researchers Awarded $538,781 Grant to Study Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing

    • 01.26.2015

    LITTLE ROCK – Two University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently were awarded a three-year $538,781 grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to investigate the opioid prescribing and dispensing decision making processes of primary care providers and pharmacists. Opioids are medications that relieve pain and include drugs such as […]

  • Heard to Retire as Provost, Succeeded by Gardner

    • 01.9.2015

    LITTLE ROCK — Jeanne Heard, M.D., Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will retire effective June 30. She will be succeeded immediately as provost by Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., dean of the College of Pharmacy and associate provost for society and health. “Dr. Heard has had […]

  • UAMS and Arkansas Department of Health answer Ebola questions

    • 10.23.2014

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – Hospitals across the state have recently reported having patients with Ebola-like symptoms. While there have been no confirmed cases in Arkansas health professionals from across the state gathered at UAMS to get their questions answered by the Arkansas Department of Health and UAMS. The goal of the Wednesdays conference was to […]

  • Diversity Awards, UAMS Center Highlight Successes

    • 09.24.2014

    As part of annual Diversity Month activities, three Team UAMS members were recognized with awards, while UAMS leaders reported on successes in promoting inclusiveness, cultural competence and increasing the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The UAMS Diversity and Inclusion Awards were presented to a faculty member, staff member and student who contributed to diversity. […]

  • Class of 2018 – Open House and White Coat Ceremony

    • 09.5.2014

    Second-year student Jelena Stojakovic, left, and second-year student Ambre Camp assist first-year student Jessica Reid at the White Coat Ceremony. Sept. 5, 2014 | The Class of 2018 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy took the first steps toward becoming pharmacists at an Aug. 22 white coat ceremony, which […]

  • UAMS Researchers Awarded $4.4 Million Grant for Space Radiation Health Research

    • 06.3.2014

    LITTLE ROCK – A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently was awarded a three-year $4.4 million grant by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) to investigate the degenerative or long-term health effects of space radiation on cardiovascular health, as part of the newly formed Center for Space Radiation […]

  • UAMS Researcher Selected for Prestigious Journal Editorial Position

    • 04.21.2014

    April 21, 2014 | Elvin Price, Pharm.D., Ph.D., a 2013 UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Career Development awardee, was recently selected to serve as an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine, sister publication of the journal Science. Price, an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, is the first scientist from UAMS to […]

  • Health Sciences Brought to Life for High School Students

    • 04.15.2014

    April 15, 2014 | North Little Rock High School students moved their arms to mimic cilia, held a human heart and donned lab coats to concoct soap with the help of UAMS College of Pharmacy students and the Partners in Health Sciences Program (PIHS). UAMS recently exposed 20 students to pharmacy skills and health science […]

  • On Heels of National Award, Pharmacy Students Aim to Raise Organ Donor Awareness

    • 04.15.2014

    April 15, 2014 | This year, UAMS College of Pharmacy students hope again to win the national Organ Donation Challenge in a way that surpasses their past performance as well as their rivals. April is national Organ Donation Awareness Month. In 2013, UAMS College of Pharmacy students for the first time won the challenge from […]