Student Profiles

At the College of Pharmacy, we have some of the best and brightest students in the country.  Year after year they continue to represent UAMS locally, regionally, and nationally through their academic success, service and leadership roles.  From serving on national committees to winning national awards to conducting thousands of health screenings a year, our faculty and staff are proud of their work. We have highlighted a few outstanding students on this page and hope you will click here to review the complete list of students profiled on our website.

Kevin Barton 2Kevin Barton ’13

Kevin grew up in Greenwood, AR and was persuaded to pursue a career in pharmacy by his dad, who was friends with a pharmacist.  He couldn’t be happier with his decision.  He is proud of the accomplishments he has achieved while at the College of Pharmacy, like working with a business plan team to become the 2012 NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan National Winner.  Read Kevin’s full profile by clicking here.



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Marlene Battles ’14

While growing up in Eudora, Ark. a very personal experience sparked Marlene’s interest in the pharmacy profession. After gaining hands-on experience working as a technician at a retail pharmacy during college, she knew attending pharmacy school was going to be a long-term goal for her.  While balancing her time as a wife, mother of four children, and pharmacy student, she has taken advantage of the many research opportunities UAMS students have available to them. Read more about her experiences as a pharmacy student at UAMS by clicking here.


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Setting high goals and achieving them has always been a priority for Kristen.  This was evident when she won the title of Miss Arkansas in 2011.  Only months beforehand she had been accepted to the College of Pharmacy at UAMS and was able to finish her reign as Miss Arkansas before starting pharmacy school. Click here to learn more about Kristen and what advice she has for prospective students.