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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is seeking a dynamic, academic leader with a national reputation to guide the growth and development of the College of Pharmacy as a regional, national and international leader in medical education, research, patient care and service. The duties of the Dean of the College of Pharmacy contribute in the effort to further the mission of UAMS: To improve the health, healthcare and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and world.

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Schwanda Flowers, Pharm. D., Appointed UAMS College of Pharmacy Interim Dean

Schwanda Flowers, Pharm. D., has been named interim dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy. She is the college’s associate dean for administrative and academic affairs.

College of Pharmacy Class of 2022 Dons White Coats

Sept. 10, 2018 | The first year at the College of Pharmacy presents challenges beyond rigorous schoolwork. It begins the process of choosing between multiple career paths in the profession, Melanie Reinhardt, Pharm.D., said Aug. 24 at the White Coat Ceremony for the UAMS College of Pharmacy Class of 2022. An assistant professor in the…

Passion, Dedication Still Evident for Graduates at Alumni Weekend 2018

Sept. 7, 2018 | Although the decades may have separated them, UAMS graduates from all specialties arrived Aug. 17-18 for Alumni Weekend and caught up as if the years didn’t matter.

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.