COLLEGE NEWS FROM UAMS

Pharmacy Dean, Professor Visit to Bolivia, Plan for Exchange Program

Aug. 2, 2018 | Before a meaningful exchange can take place between people, connections must be made, and earlier this summer, the UAMS College of Pharmacy made them in Bolivia. Both the college’s Dean Keith Olsen, Pharm.D., and Cesar Compadre, Ph.D., professor in the college’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, traveled to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and stayed…

Pharmacy Students Create Drug-Counseling Videos for YouTube

July 2, 2018 | It all started with a visit to a local pharmacy.

Seth Heldenbrand, Pharm.D., the College of Pharmacy’s associate dean of experiential education and an associate professor, was picking up a new prescription and noticed that with a simple click of a box he had opted out of drug counseling by the pharmacist.

Camp Shows Undergraduates Diversity of Pharmacy Career Paths

June 25, 2018 | For a dozen years, Pharmacy Camp at the UAMS College of Pharmacy has been creating uncommon experiences for 17- and 18-year-olds and efficiently compressing them all into a few days. “I could’ve spent the whole summer shadowing pharmacists here and there, but this put everything into one week and I was…

UAMS College of Pharmacy Professor First Arkansan to Serve as American Pharmacists Association President

April 24, 2018 | Nicki Hilliard, Pharm. D., a pharmacy professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently became the first Arkansan to serve as president of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the largest pharmacy professional organization, for the 2018-2019 term. Hilliard is a professor in the College of Pharmacy Department of…