Student Profiles


May 2, 2013

Student Profiles – Rachael McCaleb ’14

Hometown: Little Rock, Ark. Undergraduate degree/university: Bachelor of Science in Biology/Arkansas State University – Jonesboro  Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy After finishing my degree at ASU, I worked for a year as a research technician in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UAMS.   After that I made the decision to pursue the…


Student Profile – Brandi Hamilton ’14

Hometown: Jonesboro, Ark. Undergraduate major/university: Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre /Arkansas State University & pharmacy prerequisites/University of Central Arkansas Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy My background is heavy in the arts (vocal & instrumental music and theater).  I worked as a pharmacy technician in college and later resumed this type of work after completing my…


Student Profiles – Ashley Paladino ’15

Hometown: Fort Smith, Ark. Undergraduate degree/university: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/The University of Tulsa  Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy In middle school, I became interested in a career in the medical field after my dad survived throat cancer. In high school and college, I excelled at mathematics and chemistry, and realized that pharmacy was a…


April 30, 2013

Student Profiles – Ammon Martin ’16

Hometown: Conway, Ark. Undergraduate major/university: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology/Hendrix College Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy I was born and raised in Conway, Ark.  After graduating high school from there, I decided to attend Hendrix College and was a member of their basketball team.  I chose pharmacy as my career path because I love to interact with…


March 21, 2013

Student Profile – Rachel Hardke – ’13

Hometown: Alma, Ark. Undergraduate major/university: B.S. Biology/ University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy After graduating from Alma High School in 2004, I received a scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. My senior year of college I was crowned Miss Arkansas USA 2008 and took a semester away from…


Student Profile – Marlene Battle ’14

  Hometown: Eudora, Ark. Undergraduate major/university: B.S. Biology University of Central Arkansas at Conway/M.S. Biology Texas A&M University-Commerce  Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy I am a married mother of four children.  Before attending pharmacy school I lived in Dallas, Texas where I was a science teacher for three years. I decided to pursue a career in…


Student Profile – Kristen Glover ’16

Hometown:  Stuttgart, Ark. Undergraduate major/university:  B.S. in Chemistry/Ouachita Baptist University Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy Although I grew up in a small town, I don’t think I am your average “small town” girl.  I have always set big goals and worked hard to achieve them.  I was accepted to pharmacy school in 2011, but soon after…


Student Profile – Tristan Myers ’14

Hometown: Springdale, Ark. Undergraduate major/university:  B.A. History & International Relations/ University of Arkansas Fayetteville  & Master’s Degree in International Affairs/Texas A&M Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy as a Career Path I did my undergraduate coursework at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville where I studied History and International Relations. During that time I took a…


Student Profile – Dylan Jones ’15

  Hometown: Conway, Ark. Undergraduate major/university:  B.S. Biology/ University of Arkansas Fayetteville Reason for Choosing Pharmacy as a Career Path Pharmacy was the right career path for me because of its job satisfaction and flexibility.  It will allow me to utilize my healthcare training in a way that directly benefits the community, yet it still…


Student Profile – Cora Housley ’16

Hometown: Russellville, Ark. Undergraduate major/university:  B.S. Biology & minor in Chemistry/ Arkansas Tech University Background & Reason for Choosing Pharmacy as a Career Path I graduated from Russellville High School and began attending Arkansas Tech University with dreams of going to medical school. While attending school, I began working as a pharmacy technician to see…



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