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  • Peter Crooks, PhD, Named 2016 NAI Fellow

    • 12.13.2016
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    TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 13, 2016) – The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. With the election of the 2016 class, there are now 757 NAI Fellows, representing 229 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes. The 2016 Fellows are named inventors on 5,437 issued […]

  • UAMS College of Pharmacy Congratulates Class of 2016’s PGY1 Matches

    • 05.19.2016
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    UAMS College of Pharmacy students are going places…nationally and professionally! On April 22, our college celebrated these students and their match-day achievements with a symbolic “pinning of the map” ceremony. Match days and residencies are usually synonymous with medical students, but the frequency of pharmacy students choosing more training instead of hitting the job market […]

  • Hilliard Runs for APhA Presidency; Faculty, Alumna Pursue National Positions

    • 04.4.2016
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    Hilliard Runs for APhA Presidency; Faculty, Alumna Pursue National Positions Nicki Hilliard, Pharm. D., a College of Pharmacy professor of pharmacy practice, has entered the contest to be the next president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). She is a former APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management president and APhA Trustee, serving on the APhA […]

  • Pharm.D. Alumnus, Tery Baskin, Honored by Arkansas Tech University

    • 02.11.2016
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    Tery Baskin of Little Rock, David Krueger of Russellville and Mike Miller of Russellville will receive the highest honor Arkansas Tech University may bestow upon an individual in 2016. They will be inducted into the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies at John E. Tucker Coliseum in Russellville on Saturday, May 7. […]

  • Antiño Allen, PhD, named 2016 Emerging Scholar

    • 02.2.2016
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    Diverse: Issues In Higher Education – We are pleased to present our 2016 Emerging Scholars. Once again, choosing 12 scholars from the many outstanding nominations we received was no easy task, given the high caliber of research, teaching and service the nominees exhibited. It seems clear that the future in the academy is bright for […]

  • Kathryn Neill, PharmD, Named Co-Director of UAMS Interprofessional Education

    • 01.29.2016
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    Dr. Kathryn Neill has agreed to serve as Co-Director of the UAMS Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE).  Dr. Neill is an Associate Dean in the College of Pharmacy.  She has served as the Chair of the IPE Curriculum Pillar team since its inception and has been involved in campus-wide IPE activities for several years. Learn […]

  • Nicki Hilliard, PharmD, MHSA, BCNP, FAPhA, Named APhA’s Good Government Pharmacist of the Year

    • 01.28.2016
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    The APhA awards and honors program is the most comprehensive recognition program in the profession of pharmacy. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of the 2016 Awards and Honors Program recipients. Honorees will be officially recognized at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Baltimore, Maryland, March 4-7, 2016. The APhA awards and honors program is […]

  • Class of 2019 Dons White Coats in Ceremony

    • 09.8.2015
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    LITTLE ROCK – The Class of 2019 at the UAMS College of Pharmacy on Aug. 21 shared a milestone experience by participating in a white coat ceremony recognizing their transition into the life of a student-pharmacist. Sponsored by the Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA), it was the college’s 13th annual White Coat Ceremony. More than 500 […]

  • Keith Olsen, Pharm.D., Named Dean of UAMS College of Pharmacy

    • 07.14.2015
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    Healthcare Journal of Little Rock July 14, 2015 view original article > Keith M. Olsen, Pharm.D, has been named dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy and will begin his role at UAMS on or before Nov. 1. As dean, Olsen will oversee all aspects of the UAMS College […]

  • Nicki Hilliard, PharmD, MHSA, BCNP, FAPhA, Awarded APA’s Bowl of Hygeia Award

    • 07.1.2015
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    Washington, DC – The Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA) has selected Dr. Nicki Hilliard as the recipient of the 2015 Bowl of Hygeia Award for outstanding community service. Hilliard was presented with the award at the 133rd Annual APA Convention on Thursday, June 11. The Bowl of Hygeia is sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association Foundation, […]